Feed

Show only
24 February 2021
Products and sus­tain­ab­il­ity: the bound­ary of mis­lead­ing ad­vert­ising
Fight against cli­mate change is one of the ma­jor chal­lenges for in­dustry.   Com­pan­ies of in­dus­tri­al sec­tor are aware of con­sumers’ in­creased sens­it­iv­ity to sus­tain­ab­il­ity as the en­vir­on­ment­al im­pact...
24 February 2021
COV­ID and ViCo: EPO re­fer­ral to the En­larged Board of Ap­peal
In the last year, the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has res­ul­ted in a large pro­por­tion of the leg­al sec­tor trans­ition­ing to a ‘work from home’ ar­range­ment, with meet­ings tak­ing place re­motely. Non-es­sen­tial travel...
19 February 2021
EU Gen­er­al Court dis­misses Ry­anair's ac­tions against French and Swedish...
On 17 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the Gen­er­al Court con­firmed the leg­al­ity of the European Com­mis­sion's de­cisions ap­prov­ing the French and Swedish aid schemes in fa­vour of their air­lines. These two schemes, in­tro­duced...
18 February 2021
Lim­its to the op­er­a­tion in Italy of UK banks and in­vest­ment com­pan­ies after...
Start­ing from 1st Janu­ary 2021, the pro­vi­sion of bank­ing, fin­an­cial in­vest­ment ser­vices in Italy by Brit­ish banks, elec­tron­ic money in­sti­tu­tions, and in­vest­ment firms shall be deemed to be ab­us­ive, un­less...
18 February 2021
Lim­its to the op­er­a­tion in Italy of UK banks and in­vest­ment com­pan­ies after...
Start­ing from 1st Janu­ary 2021, the pro­vi­sion of bank­ing, fin­an­cial in­vest­ment ser­vices in Italy by Brit­ish banks, elec­tron­ic money in­sti­tu­tions, and in­vest­ment firms shall be deemed to be ab­us­ive, un­less...
17 February 2021
CMS Ex­pert Guide to com­puls­ory li­cens­ing
In­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty rights are crit­ic­al for any eco­nomy that wants to foster a cul­ture of in­nov­a­tion, risk tak­ing, and en­tre­pren­eur­ship. Par­tic­u­larly in a med­ic­al con­text, phar­ma­ceut­ic­al com­pan­ies...
Comparable
16 February 2021
Fight­ing poor med­ic­a­tion ad­her­ence in the European Uni­on: The Grav­it­ate-Health...
Nowadays, European cit­izens can ob­tain a great amount of in­form­a­tion (on­line and off­line) about any medi­cine. However, this in­form­a­tion is in many cases un­re­li­able and dif­fi­cult to un­der­stand, en­cour­aging...
12 February 2021
Lim­its to the op­er­a­tion in Italy of UK banks and in­vest­ment com­pan­ies after...
Start­ing from 1st Janu­ary 2021, the pro­vi­sion of bank­ing, fin­an­cial in­vest­ment ser­vices in Italy by Brit­ish banks, elec­tron­ic money in­sti­tu­tions, and in­vest­ment firms shall be deemed to be ab­us­ive, un­less...
12 February 2021
‘It’s like milk but made for hu­mans’: Gen­er­al Court over­turns EUIPO’s re­fus­al...
On 20 Janu­ary 2021, the Gen­er­al Court (“GC”) handed down its judg­ment in the ap­peal brought by Oatly AB (“Oatly”) against the de­cision of the EU In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Of­fice (“EUIPO”) to re­fuse...
11 February 2021
New EPO Guidelines now pub­lished re­gard­ing amend­ing the de­scrip­tion: what’s...
In­tro­duc­tion In Oc­to­ber 2020, CMS pub­lished an art­icle ‘New EPO Guidelines ex­pec­ted re­gard­ing amend­ing a de­scrip­tion: what’s all the fuss about?’, which has been the cata­lyst for dis­cus­sion in the...
10/02/2020
On 9 Feb­ru­ary 2021 the Le­gis­lat­ive De­cree No. 187 of 30 Decem­ber 2020 came...
On 9 Feb­ru­ary 2021 the Le­gis­lat­ive De­cree No. 187 of Decem­ber 30, 2020 came in­to force, set­ting forth Sup­ple­ment­ary and Cor­rect­ive Pro­vi­sions to Le­gis­lat­ive De­cree No. 68 of 21 May 2018, im­ple­ment­ing...
09 February 2021
BAT con­clu­sions for large com­bus­tion plants an­nulled – What next?
On 27 Janu­ary 2021 the Gen­er­al Court of the European Uni­on de­clared the so-called BAT con­clu­sions for large com­bus­tion plants an­nulled. It is worth con­sid­er­ing what this rul­ing really means and what it...