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Beatriz Bejarano

Barcelona court confirms legitimacy of Tommy Hilfiger's use of TH sign

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

Barcelona Commercial Court No 6 recently dismissed an action for trademark infringement brought against Hilfiger Stores Spain, SL and upheld its counterclaim, declaring partial revocation for non-use of the plaintiff's Spanish trademark registered for clothing, footwear and hats (Class 25) and leaving it registered exclusively for occasion hats and women's formal party hats..

Emily Downie

Collapse of Thomas Cook: BEIS letter of recommendations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In November 2019, in the looming shadow of the collapse of Thomas Cook Group plc, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee published a letter of recommendations to Secretary of State for the Department of BEIS Andrea Leadsom.

Elena Christodoulou

European Union tightens net on e-commerce VAT evasion

Corporate Tax - European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Tackling e-commerce fraud is high on the European Union's political agenda, with significant effort being put into creating new rules to combat value added tax fraud in particular.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2019 M&A status report

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics on merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA