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Global Trade Secrets Guide 2020
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Businesses are increasingly turning to trade secrets as a mechanism to protect their innovations and know-how. From the implementation of the EU Trade Secrets Directive, to recent...

Insights

Update on rating portals: German Federal Supreme Court approves filtering of ratings by algorithm
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In its decision of 14 January 2020 (case ref. VI ZR 496/18 and others), the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) decided that filtering user ratings on rating portals using an algorithm is in ...

News

Germany: New relative grounds proceedings for the declaration of invalidity of a trademark

2020 brings significant changes in the field of trademark law for proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO). By 1 May 2020 – for the first time – there...

Analysis

CJEU clarifies assessment under competition law of pay-for-delay deals in the pharmaceutical sector
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On 30 January 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its decision on a request for preliminary ruling submitted by the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in a case ...

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News from "Der Grüne Punkt" – CJEU cashed GC judgment
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In its judgment of 12 December 2019 (C-143/19 P), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) annulled the judgment of the General Court (GC) by which it had declared the collective...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Early Access to Pharmaceutical Products in Major European Markets

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has committed early patient access to new medicines, particularly those that target an unmet medical need or are of major public health interest.

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EU customs and import compliance

Conducting trade across international boundaries has become increasingly complex and challenging for businesses. Efficiently managing diverse regulatory and customs-related...

News

Welcoming new IPMT partners and counsel in 2020

We are delighted to announceour new Intellectual Property, Media & Technology (IPMT) partners and counsel. The promoted members of the IPMT practice span patents, trademarks,...

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The war against deepfakes: an EU perspective
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Fake images, sounds and videos are nothing new – but it does not take a whole editing suite to create them anymore. The volume of deepfake videos and images online is rising rapidly,...

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