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Arthur Shay

Online box office liable for data theft and consequential damages

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

In September 2019 a landmark appeal court decision found an online information service provider liable for consequential damages of data theft.

Sıla Başaran

Non-registered cartoon characters may enjoy trademark protection in Turkey

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The physical appearance, name, expressions used and other distinctive components relating to or associated with copyrighted works or characters may enjoy trademark protection in Turkey irrespective of whether they are registered there.

Patricia Yeung

Hong Kong protests: employment issues

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams 何韋律師行

Since June 2019, Hong Kong has faced ongoing protest action.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisees can't have their cake and eat it too: statutory disclosure exemptions have consequences

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

In recent years, many Canadian provinces have adopted franchise-specific disclosure laws with a view to remedying the inequality of bargaining power between franchisors and franchisees.

Andreas Wildi

Federal Supreme Court upholds breast implant decision

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal against a Zurich Social Insurance Court decision concerning the replacement of an appellant's breast implant under compulsory health insurance.

Andy McGregor

Anchor defendants: Court of Appeal confirms that no 'sole object' test applies

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that Article 6(1) of the Lugano Convention is not subject to a 'sole object' test.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey