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Chantal Noël

French patents can now be opposed before INPI

Intellectual Property - France
GEVERS & ORES

Since 1 April 2020 it has been possible to file an opposition to invalidate a French patent directly with the National Industrial Property Institute.

Shannon Rajan

High court issues key judgment for aviation service providers

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

In July 2019 the Kuala Lumpur High Court awarded a summary judgment for a combined sum exceeding RM40 million for unpaid passenger service charges in three civil suits brought by Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd against AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X Berhad.

Rosy Gibson

Privileged but admissible? When can without prejudice material be pleaded in statements of case?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision the High Court considered the scope of the existing exceptions to the without prejudice rule.

Caroline von Nussbaum

Compulsory licensing under Infection Protection Act: effects on data exclusivity under pharmaceutical law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

As part of its effort to secure potential COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, the government has introduced several amendments to the Infection Protection Act, most recently on 23 May 2020.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Discharging cargo from ships that are under arrest

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysian law permits the discharge of cargo on board a ship that is under arrest when the cargo itself is not.

Luc Courtois

Impact of COVID-19 crisis on liquid and illiquid funds and their managers

Banking & Financial Services - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

Due to the capital markets conditions caused by the COVID-19 crisis, liquid funds may need to activate their gating provisions in order to limit redemptions, in accordance with the terms of the fund's prospectus.

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