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V-log: Technical standards slipping? Unfair competition claims can come into play

IP Enforcement Focus2In this IP Enforcement Focus v-log, we highlight the key take-aways from a recent German Supreme Court decision dealing with unfair competition claims based on non-compliance of technical standards where the specific consumer is protected.

Harmonised European standards set the bar for German law in this case, meaning that the implications widen to cover a range of jurisdictions for this trend in unfair competition claims.

 

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