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Life Sciences: Spotlight interview on false advertising claims in Europe

Life sciences businesses dedicate huge resources to advertising material in a fiercely competitive market. Partner Tanja Eisenblätter discusses false advertising in this sector and why it is important for clients looking to launch new products. Preliminary injunctions in Germany Tanja presents a typical business case in which a client’s global advertising and its competitors’ advertising are assessed for misleading or unlawful content. In

Asia – Hot Property

Our Intellectual Property team in Asia is celebrating a run of success taking home the following 5 awards across our offices in China, Japan and Vietnam: International IP Firm of the Year (China Law & Practice Awards); Best in IP (Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Award); Japan Trademark Firm of the Year (Asia IP) (Earlier this year we also

China: Whose voice is it?

The Beijing IP Court recently issued a widely discussed preliminary injunction against Canxing (上海灿星文化传播有限公司) in a trademark dispute about the name of a famous TV program “the Voice of China”/”中国好声音”. In its first preliminary injunction since its establishment in December 2014, the Beijing IP Court ordered Canxing to immediately cease the use of the name

California non-compete law trumps DTSA

Not long after my article discussing the interplay between the Defend Trade Secret Act (DTSA) injunction provisions and California non-competition law, a federal district court in the Northern District of California opined on this exact issue in Henry Schein, Inc. v. Cook, No. 16-CV-03166-JST, 2016 WL 3418537 (N.D. Cal. June 22, 2016). In Schein, the

German Federal Supreme Court: Presentation of a product at a specialized trade fair poses no automatic threat for IP infringement

On 23 October 2014, the German Federal Supreme Court handed down a decision on the requirements for injunctive reliefs, particularly concerning the presentation of allegedly infringing products at trade fairs (I ZR 133/13). The full reasons for the decision were published recently. In the decision at hand, the manufacturer of “MIKADO” biscuit sticks sought injunctive

Germany, Italy, UK: Preliminary Injunctions

A comparative jurisdictional guide is now live on LimeGreen IP Knowhow for these jurisdictions. Court proceedings are a key element of defending one’s rights as amicable dispute settlements are not always the best option. Where a final judgment obtained in a main Court proceeding generally offers a high level of legal protection for both parties