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Feng Zheng

Legislative overview 2020: patent law, trade secrets and judicial interpretations

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

During a volatile 2020, China's legislature completed the overhaul of an amendment to patent and copyright law and promulgated varied judicial interpretations and policy documents projected to bring substantial changes to the nation's IP landscape from 2021.

Michael Harowski

Congress confirms that Jones Act applies to offshore wind farm activities

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

The US wind energy sector has been growing, with a substantial focus on offshore wind farm development.

Rainer Herzig

Restriction of freedom in nursing homes due to risk of COVID-19 infection

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Court recently ruled that nursing homes can restrict residents' freedom by isolating them in their room.

Adam D Bowser

FCC's new foreign ownership review rules set to take effect

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

For the first time, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will have formal rules governing the process for Team Telecom review of licence applications involving foreign ownership.

Ana Marjančić

Croatian Competition Agency examines legality of exclusivity clauses in lease agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

The Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) recently closed the infringement proceeding against Croatia's largest insurer which had been opened ex officio.

Achilleas Christodoulou

Cash rebate and tax relief for production of audiovisual works

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Greece
A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

In recent years there has been a remarkable effort to make Greece an attractive destination for the production of audiovisual works (eg, films, TV series and video games).

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru