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Michael Sun

International Patent Classification: one factor in determining whether motivation to combine multiple citations exists

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

According to the Patent Examination Guidelines, in order to determine whether a patent application can be easily accomplished by persons ordinarily skilled in the art in view of the citations, it is necessary to consider whether there is motivation to combine multiple citations.

Aleksandra Kolenda

Draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act published

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The draft Promotion of Electricity Generation in Offshore Wind Farms Act was recently published on the Government Legislation Centre's website.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisee defaults: when is it 'material' enough?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Few areas of contract law have created as much confusion as the nebulous distinction between material breaches, substantial breaches and breaches going to the root of the contract.

Carsten Vyvers

New year, new liability under Montreal Convention

Aviation - International
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

As of 28 December 2019, the limitations of liability in the Montreal Convention were adjusted.

Frank Spoorenberg

Partial annulment of award based on ultra petita grounds

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

A recent case addressed the partial annulment of an award which granted damages where the prayer for relief sought only a declaration (ultra petita).

Hagen Köckeritz

Continuation of remuneration in event of illness: uniformity of incapacity

Employment & Benefits - Germany
Mayer Brown

In a recent case, the Federal Labour Court once again had to consider an employee's claim for continued remuneration in case of illness.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, 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