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15. Feb

Mistakes made by managers can prove costly both for the company as well as the managers themselves....

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09. Feb

In order for a trade mark to be capable of being registered as a European Union trade mark it needs...

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01. Feb

Three-dimensional symbols that represent the shape of a product can be protected as a trademark....

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31. Jan

Last summer, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on five truck manufacturers for violations...

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29. Jan

In its ruling of October 12, 2017, the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Düsseldorf [Higher Regional Court of...

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24. Jan

Taking out a D&O insurance policy is supposed to reduce executives’ risk of liability. Experience...

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23. Jan

Whether the managing director of a GmbH, a type of German private limited liability company, is...

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17. Jan

Serious breaches of duty by an employee may justify dismissal with immediate effect. Damage to...

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11. Jan

Exceptional notice of dismissal with immediate effect needs to be well prepared if it is to be...

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09. Jan

A joint spousal will has a strong binding effect and can potentially affect gifts made by the...

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