Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
On 12 November, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgment in Guardian Industries, an important ruling stressing the need for the European Commission to respect the principle of non-discrimination when calculating fines for competition-law infringements, as Latham reports.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 November 2014 | Practice Area: EU Competition Law
The dispute between Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Interflora has taken a new turn, with the Court of Appeal overturning the previous High Court ruling that M&S had infringed Interflora's trade mark rights in its name by purchasing and using it as a Google AdWord, as Shoosmiths reports.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 19 November 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks
The Richemont Group, owner of luxury brands including Cartier and Montblanc, has secured a landmark website blocking order against the five main retail internet service providers in the UK. Shoosmiths looks the conditions a trade mark holder must meet in order to secure a website blocking order.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 12 November 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks
In a landmark trademark infringement decision, the Turkish Supreme Court has ruled that hosting providers are liable for trademark violations in connection with the online sale of counterfeit products. In this briefing, Baker & McKenzie looks at the case and its implications in more detail.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 10 November 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks
In this Q&A, Latham tackles key questions on the impact of recent sanctions against Russia, as well as Russia's response. Subjects covered include the contrast between the US and European approach, differences between traditional and sectoral sanctions, and the likelihood of counter-sanctions.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 November 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
This week, at the third outing at the Court of Appeal, Marks and Spencer was again successful in overturning a decision of Mr Justice Arnold. This ruling is perhaps more significant, as it has overturned the judge's finding of infringement, with a retrial ordered. Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co reports
Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 07 November 2014 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing
Choosing a company to outsource to is very different from choosing an ordinary supplier - once the decision has been made there is a lot at stake, and there will always be some who may not agree with the concept. This briefing sets out 10 key considerations for those considering outsourcing.
Law Firm: Exigent | Published: 06 November 2014 | Practice Area: Outsourcing
In this video, senior in-house lawyers at the 2014 Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum discuss the greatest challenges general counsel face today, how the role of the legal department is changing, and the most important contributions in-house lawyers can make to an organisation.
Law Firm: LexisNexis | Published: 03 November 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
On 9 October the Hong Kong Competition Commission published draft guidelines required under the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance, bringing Hong Kong a significant step closer to the full implementation of the Ordinance. Baker & McKenzie looks at the guidelines and sets out the next steps.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 03 November 2014 | Practice Area: Competition Regulators and enforcement
While the burden on online retailers to deliver goods to consumers within 30 days previously existed, the new contract regulations, implemented on 13 June 2014, reaffirms this requirement for online retailers. In this briefing, Shoosmiths looks at the potential pitfalls for business.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 03 November 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
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