- Intellectual Property (62)
- Company/Commercial (32)
- Real Estate (21)
- Employment (18)
- Insolvency & restructuring (18)
- Information Technology (16)
- Pensions (16)
- Media/Entertainment/Sport (13)
- Pharma/Biotech (13)
- Regulatory and compliance (10)
- Banking / Finance (9)
- Corporate (8)
- Financial services (7)
- Tax (6)
- Insurance/reinsurance (4)
- Licensing/Gaming/Betting (4)
- Telecoms (4)
- Competition/EU (3)
- Transport (Including aviation and shipping) (3)
- Commodities (2)
- Construction (1)
- Energy (1)
- Environment (1)
- Healthcare (1)
- Human Rights (1)
- Immigration (1)
- Personal tax / Trusts (1)
- Planning (1)
- Private Client (1)
- Private Equity (1)
- Travel and Tourism (1)
Sort By: Newest first | Oldest first
Insolvency proceedings were opened in respect of the assets of a German resident; the liquidator then sought to set aside a transaction that had been entered into with a resident of Switzerland.
If two or more creditor meetings are needed to approve an IVA, the IVA will bind any creditor whose claim against the debtor arose after the first meeting.
According to Taylor Wessing’s Amy Patterson, the key question that remains is whether the change in COMI is one of substance or mere illusion.
The Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has now published the 16th draft of the Rules of Procedure intended for the UPC.
Where administrators use leasehold premises for the benefit of the administration, they should pay the rent attributable to that period as an expense of the administration.
When entering into corporate and commercial contracts, it is common to structure the deal so that if there is a breach it can be compensated without having to bring court proceedings.
Copyright has been a favourite punch bag of politicians, users and platforms ever since the internet first became mainstream, widely blamed for not being adapted to the new environment.
A business must either own or have a licence to what it uses; otherwise it could infringe someone else’s intellectual property rights.
International Law at Work: intranet announcement creates legally enforceable right to bonus promised for bank employees
Making a contract with the whole world is not a legal concept that is intuitively recognised.
Law at Work — February 2014: reasonableness and extent of restrictive covenants did not apply to actions as a minority shareholder
In this case, the High Court had to consider whether non-solicitation and non-dealing restrictions for a period of six months after termination of employment were enforceable.
The UK court has given judgement in an action brought by Jack Wills against House of Fraser.
Soft-toy manufacturer Margarete Steiff’s Community trademark applications for its ‘button in the ear’ have been found to be devoid of distinctive character and not registrable.
Investrónica filed an opposition to Olympus Imaging’s trademark application for the mark MICRO based on the prior Spanish registration for overlapping goods.
The GC confirmed the Board of Appeal’s decision and found that there was a likelihood of confusion between BIMBO DOUGHNUTS and DOGHNUTS.
In the case of Specsavers International Healthcare Ltd and Others v Asda Stores Ltd, the CJEU ruled on the relevance of colour to a mark.
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by a firm of financial advisers, In Focus Asset Management & Tax Solutions Ltd, against its former clients Mr and Mrs Clark.
The applicant filed a Community trademark application for a mark covering services including travel services and holiday camps.
In December 2013, Getty Images’ third appeal against OHIM’s decision not to register its PHOTOS.COM trademark was rejected.
In a rare win for the little man, Comic Enterprises Ltd has been successful in its claim Twentieth Century Fox’s use of the word ‘glee’ amounted to trademark infringement.
In San Evans Maritime v Aigaion Insurance, the court held that the defendant following underwriter was required to follow a settlement reached by lead underwriters under a follow clause.