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Tsung-Yuan Shen

Is commercial success a factor considered in determining non-obviousness of a patent?

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

A pitfall that is difficult to avoid when determining whether a patent is non-obvious is hindsight bias when comparing a patent with prior art.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court demonstrates its ability to assist in administration of foreign trusts

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent decision, the Royal Court considered – for the first time – whether it can exercise a foreign statutory power on the application of a trustee of a foreign trust.

Cline Glidden

Q&A: earning residency through business investment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Cayman Islands has two residency by business investment programmes: the Certificate of Direct Investment and the Residency Certificate (Substantial Business Presence).

Jennifer Fox

Snapshot: bringing claims against Cayman entities subject to insolvency processes

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

To ensure the orderly and collective resolution of a company's affairs, the Companies Law imposes a moratorium on commencing or proceeding with any suit, action or other proceedings against the company once liquidators are appointed by the court (including on a provisional basis).

Kay C Georgi

Human rights now part of US export licensing review for nearly all export licences

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently released a final rule revising its licensing policy for crime control and detection (CC) items, which is designed to promote respect for human rights throughout the world.

Ashok Kumar Mahadev Ranai

Construing conditional payment terms beyond pay-when-paid clauses under CIPAA

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Malaysia
SKRINE

A contractor and claimant, Econpile, has had verdicts delivered by both the Court of Appeal and the High Court on, among other things, the issue of whether an adjudicator has the jurisdiction to decide on a payment claim when the contract has been terminated and whether the contractor is entitled to commence an adjudication proceeding under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 after the contract has been terminated..

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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