Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

Hong Kong courts in lockdown – how technology is helping with dispute resolution in the time of COVID-19

With remote working now the norm across all areas of business, courts and tribunals courts and tribunals have been developing innovative ways to keep the litigation process on track and do...

Insights

Buttoning down distinctive character of a trademark: the BALMAIN EUTM decisions
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The General Court confirms that, although the EUTM Regulation does not distinguish between different categories of trade marks, 3D marks and figurative marks consisting in the shape of...

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Europe doubling down on foreign takeovers amid COVID-19 crisis

The disruption linked to COVID-19 already affects the global economy significantly, including M&A transactions in Europe and across the globe. On the regulatory side, many deals face...

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EPO: Don't take it too literally. Terms in patent claims to be interpreted according to the description
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EPO finds that, for the purposes of Art. 123(3) EPC, the scope of protection of the claim as granted is to be determined according to Art. 69(1) EPC and the Protocol. No strict literal...

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COVID-19 UK: Virtual planning committee meetings are no longer a remote possibility Keeping It Real Estate

The government has finally taken the steps needed to start bringing the planning system into the 21st Century, enabling “remote committee meetings” for the first time, in...

News

France calls for applications for CBDC experimentations

The French central bank (Banque de France (BdF)) aims to identify concrete cases integrating central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in innovative procedures for the clearing and settlement ...

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Singapore | Navigating choppy waters: Employment measures in the age of COVID-19 Corporate Alert

There is no doubt the world has changed – for certain businesses, even previously reliable revenue has severely declined, and for the first time employers are examining their...

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Better together – How far can competitors go under UK competition law in cooperating to deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis?

Competition/antitrust laws generally require rival firms to operate on the market independently of each other and tolerate cooperation between competitors only in limited circumstances...

Analysis

Electronic signature and electronic documents: how to sign Italian law agreements during the lockdown
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The use of electronic signature and electronic documents can simplify the traditional signing process. This has become particularly important in these days since, due to the COVID-19...

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