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Hsiu-Ru Chien

Patent examination pilot programme for start-ups takes effect

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a patent examination pilot programme for start-ups, effective 1 January 2021.

Galina Petkova

CPC introduces pre-notification contact in merger proceedings

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr

From 1 January 2021, the Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) will be available for pre-notification discussions.

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.

Síobhra Rush

Who is considered an 'essential worker' under the latest Level 5 public health restrictions?

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

Under the latest Level 5 restrictions, employees in Ireland must work from home unless they are classified as essential workers and their work cannot be done at home.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Stricter conditions for strategic investments in RES

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A new law has amended the conditions for the approval of, and narrowed down the renewable energy source (RES) projects which may be accepted as, investments of strategic interest.

Michael Paul Agius

Maritime Labour Convention amendments incorporated into Maltese law

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Malta recently implemented the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 into domestic law.

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