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Sascha Dethof

FCO continues to act against price fixing by manufacturers against distributors: Alhambra guitars

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under pressure from the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), guitar manufacturer Alhambra has distanced itself from influencing the selling prices of wholesalers and distributors.

Kirtan Prasad

Fishing expedition or genuine application? Norwich Pharmacal relief when wrongdoing is still unknown

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales has recently taken a flexible approach to the conditions which a victim of wrongdoing must satisfy in order to obtain information from third parties potentially mixed up in that wrongdoing.

Jonas Löfgren

Is Swedish market for CBD oils closed?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

In 2019 the Administrative Court prohibited several companies from selling products containing CBD.

Stephan Erbe

Federal Administrative Court calls off Federal Consumer Price Surveyor

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

In Spring 2018 the Federal Customs Administration ordered two Swiss forwarders to apply the simplified customs declaration procedure for certain imports.

Andrew Osborne

Global Talent visas for digital technology applicants: factsheet

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Global Talent visa route is designed for individuals who are recognised or emerging leaders in digital technology and wish to work in the United Kingdom.

Hewen Zhao

Clear and convincing evidence standard should be applied to prior art taking form of physical objects

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2019 the IP Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court confirmed that a physical mobile phone was eligible prior art in assessing the novelty and inventiveness of a patent.

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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