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Alexander Vida

Likelihood of confusion decision draws on ECJ case law

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently rejected a word mark application based on European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law.

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Stephan Schmalzl

Legislative moratoria on loan repayments – are certain SMEs more equal than others?

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The outbreak of COVID-19 triggered various response measures across the globe.

Patricia Yeung

Protection under Employees' Compensation Ordinance for employees who contract COVID-19

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

Under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance (ECO), employers are generally liable to pay compensation to employees who sustain an injury or die as a result of an accident arising out of and in the course of their employment, or suffer from an occupational disease specified in the Second Schedule of the ECO.

Lars Kortländer

Damage of cargo during multimodal transport

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recently published decision, the Würzburg Regional Court held that if a carrier does not submit a single offer to the consignor for carriage by different means of transport for the entire route as requested, but rather makes separate offers for the inland and ocean-going routes, and these offers are accepted by the consignor, it is not a true multimodal contract, but rather an inland waterway contract and a separate ocean-going contract..

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

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