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Julia King

IPEC considers trademark infringement and passing off in pet food dispute

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

A recent Intellectual Property Enterprise Court decision is a useful reminder that a finding of trademark infringement is more likely where the mark has been used extensively and has an enhanced level of distinctiveness in the United Kingdom.

Rosy Gibson

Privileged but admissible? When can without prejudice material be pleaded in statements of case?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision the High Court considered the scope of the existing exceptions to the without prejudice rule.

Arthur Shay

NCC bans Chinese OTT TV services

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

The National Communications Commission recently issued a notice of alert to all licence holders (including terrestrial TV channels, radio stations, satellite TV channels, cable TV channels and telecoms operators) which demands that they stop carrying ads, promotions or sponsorship for Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services, specifically We TV and Iqiyi, and requires compliance with bans on Chinese OTT TV services under the governing law administered by the Mainland Affairs Council..

Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Andreas Fankhauser

EU drone regulations will apply in Switzerland

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

In 2019 the European Union issued a package of regulations relating to the use of drones.

Andrew Osborne

UK immigration beyond lockdown

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

UK visa processing is slowly starting to resume, but it is not yet business as usual.

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