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18. Jan

Following the decision of the Bundesfinanzhof (BFH) to simplify the deduction of input VAT from...

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16. Jan

The European Commission has imposed fines in separate rulings on four electronics manufacturers...

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15. Jan

Advertisements featuring statements on the effects of medical treatments are only permissible if...

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14. Jan

For a sign to be capable of being registered as an EU trade mark, it must be distinctive across the...

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11. Jan

As in the case of trade marks, it is similarly possible to protect geographical indications of...

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11. Jan

The Bundesarbeitsgericht (BAG), Germany’s Federal Labour Court, confirmed in a recent ruling that...

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04. Jan

While corporate mergers and acquisitions boomed in 2018, investors from outside of the EU will now...

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02. Jan

A supplier of luxury perfumes is allowed to prohibit its distribution partners from promoting and...

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27. Dec

In a ruling from 12 June 2018, the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), Germany’s Federal Supreme Court, has...

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20. Dec

In a ruling from 18 October 2018, the Finanzgericht (FG) Baden-Württemberg, the Fiscal Court of...

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