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And Away We Go…UK Information Commissioner’s Office Issues First Formal Notice Under the GDPR
Since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, we have been anxiously awaiting enforcement activities that would indicate regulator priorities. The waiting is over. It was recently reported that the UK Information Commis...
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Supreme Court Extends Reach of Patentee to Recover Lost Foreign Profits
The Supreme Court on Friday held that WesternGeco, LLC ("WesternGeco"), owner of patents for a system used to survey the ocean floor, can recover profits from sales it lost outside the U.S. due to Ion Geophysical Corp.'s ("ION") infringement of its p...
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Christian Louboutin Claims Victory in EU Court Trademark Battle Over Its Iconic Red-Soled Shoes
On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the European Union's (EU) highest court, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) (La Cour de justice de l'Union européenne), held that French designer Christian Louboutin's mark consisting of a color applied t...
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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Effective May 25, 2018, Will Impact Many United States Businesses
Who: United States businesses that process (i.e., collect, store, or transmit) the personal information of EU residents in connection with offering goods or services in the EU (online or otherwise) are subject to the GDPR, regardless of whether the b...
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Brexit Updates
We met last week with Dan Reavill and Richard Brown from Travers Smith, who gave us an update on Brexit. Here are the highlights from these two esteemed London lawyers:  Overview. It has been 12 weeks since the historic Brexit vote. And...
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Brexit & IP: Five Things You Should Know
Last night, in an election that had one of the largest voter turnouts in British history, a majority of UK citizens voted for the UK to exit the European Union. The ramifications of this vote are still being determined, but at least with respect to...
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