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26. Nov

A managing director may be liable towards the company despite a settlement clause in the termination...

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23. Nov

Beer cannot be promoted as “bekömmlich”, i.e. “wholesome” or “agreeable” (in terms of its...

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22. Nov

Caution is in order if someone is offering discounts on “fast alles”, i.e. “almost everything”....

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21. Nov

A company demanding that advances on commission payments be repaid by the commercial agent needs to...

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20. Nov

It is possible even for a word mark consisting solely of two letters to be registered as an EU trade...

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19. Nov

The Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Düsseldorf, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, has imposed a fine...

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16. Nov

A product’s good reputation can be deemed to have been unfairly exploited even if the presentation...

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12. Nov

It is possible for a commercial agency agreement to be extraordinarily terminated for good cause if...

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09. Nov

The Bundeskartallemt, Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, has imposed fines totaling approx. 23 million...

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06. Nov

Allegations of delayed filing for insolvency are easily made, yet the investigations need to...

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