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Marcella Ballard

Approaching 420: cannabis trademark scene one year on from USPTO examination guidelines

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Products involving CBD and hemp seeds have been flooding the US market and businesses are seeking to protect their brands in connection with products in this emerging market, given the legalisation of various forms of marijuana in individual states.

Gan Khong Aik

From bare trustee to chargee: does registration of a charge assure an indefeasible interest?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The concept of indefeasibility is the cornerstone of Peninsular Malaysia's land administration system, which is embodied in Section 340 of the National Land Code 1965.

Mathew Newman

Snapshot: recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

There are two routes for the enforcement of foreign judgments in Guernsey.

Eriko Ogata

Amendments to Child Care and Family Care Leave Act

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

At present, employees can take a half-day to care for a sick or injured child or family member.

Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

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..

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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