The Court of Appeal of The Hague has again given guidance on the interpretation of the CJEU decision in Huawei v ZTE and the standards for assessing FRAND defences under Dutch law. In its decision of 2 July 2019, less than two months after its Philips v Asus decision of 7 May 2019 (read our
Data forms the cornerstone of the current economy. Last year, the GDPR and the EU Trade Secrets Directive created the legal framework for the protection of the most important data in a company: personal data and trade secrets. On 23 May 2019, Hogan Lovells’ Amsterdam office will host this seminar in Dutch entitled ‘Bescherm je data!’ (‘Protect Your
The new Trade Secret Protection Act came into force recently in the Netherlands. The Act is an implementation of the EU Trade Secrets Directive, which seeks to improve and harmonise the standards of protection of trade secrets throughout the EU. The newly introduced confidentiality provisions, in combination with the availability of effective evidence collection opportunities
In May, SIDN, the Registry responsible for the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) extension .NL (Netherlands), published an article on the Ethical Hacker Rickey Gevers and the efforts of the Netherlands to make the Dutch public more aware of the risks of cyber criminality online. The ‘Hackman’ on-line campaign (in Dutch), got underway earlier in
We are pleased to announce that Imogen Fowler, Natalia Gulyaeva, Ruud van der Velden, Fred Ch’en and Marco Berliri (TMT) were selected as recipients of Client Choice Awards for 2018. “Client Choice recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.
Malicious activities are an ongoing problem across the Internet and growth is increasing as a result of ever more sophisticated phishing attacks. One ccTLD Registry that has demonstrated it is taking these issues very seriously is SIDN, the Registry for the .NL extension (Netherlands). The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) regularly publishes a Phishing Activity Trends
In a decision of 21 November 2014, the Provisions Judge of the District Court of The Hague accepted cross-border competence in preliminary patent infringement proceedings against a Dutch entity and Chinese (co-)defendants. The facts of the case were as follows. The French entity Rhodia took the position that the Dutch entity Buteressence and the Chinese