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Marcella Ballard

Trademark Modernisation Act: addressing the realities of trademark law

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Congress recently enacted the Trademark Modernisation Act (TMA) 2020 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021.

Andrew Osborne

Skilled Worker visa provides a shareholding solution for Tier 2 (General) migrants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Tier 2 (General) migrants cannot have a shareholding of more than 10% in their limited company sponsor; however, the skilled worker route does not include this restriction.

Marc Kish

Key trends in offshore dispute resolution

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

This article looks at key trends in offshore dispute resolution, including the major developments in the Cayman market in 2020 and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected court timetables for disputes work.

Nicole Jadeja

Patents court illuminates sufficiency requirements

Healthcare & Life Sciences - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

The High Court's first patent decision of 2021 has seen the first full consideration of the Supreme Court's judgment in Regeneron v Kymab.

Marco Manzone

Exercise of maritime liens on cargo to secure credits for freight and demurrages

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Civitavecchia Tribunal recently considered a vessel owner's application to exercise a maritime lien on a quantity of coal carried on board the vessel to secure its freight balance, demurrages and expenses towards the charterer after the charterer applied to open insolvency proceedings.

Anna-Bryce Hobson

Two wrongs don't make a right: unlicensed contractors can pursue designers for negligence

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently determined that a builder who fails to comply with state licensing requirements may still pursue a negligence claim against design professionals.

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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