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    Blog: ALTIUS Blogs

    WEBINAR VIDEO | Digital Law Series #16: Keeping up with GDPR

    During this session, our presenters Jan Clinck and Anne-Sophie Raxhon, will have a closer look at, amongst other things: ECJ’s verdict regarding class actions against infringements of personal data protection rules Advice of Belgian DPA regarding the whistle-blower directive implementation European Commission’s proposal for a regulation on the European Health Data Space (EHDS) Highlights of the latest decisions of the Belgian DPA

    Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property Blog

    WIPO World Intellectual Property Indicators 2021: the pandemic did not stop intellectual property

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has published its 2021 Indicators Report (WIPI Report 2021). In this article we will look at the main aspects of the document, which provides a detailed analysis of global trends in relation to filing, registration, validity and other aspects of intellectual property around the globe, as we did with […] La entrada WIPO World Intellectual Property Indicators 2021: the pandemic did not stop intellectual property apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.

    Blog: Antitrust Update

    GlaxoSmithKline Faces Antitrust Suit Over Alleged Inhaler “Hop”

    Missouri resident Elliot Conrad Dale recently filed an antitrust lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”), claiming GSK employed a “device hopping” scheme to ensure uninterrupted patent and regulatory protection for its brand-name asthma inhalers Ventolin and Arnuity Ellipta.  The complaint, filed in the Western District of Missouri on behalf of putative nationwide and state antitrust classes, alleges [...]

    Blog: Privacy & Data Management Blog

    Tim Hortons’ Data Tracking Scandal – What Can We Learn?

    It was probably a surprise to many who read James McLeod’s article in June 2020, that Tim Hortons’ app collected detailed location information.  Ironically, the journalist learned of the personal information the app collected about him from Tim Horton’s response to his access request.  Despite only providing the app permission to use the location functionality of ...

    Blog: The Firewall

    Cyberattack Reporting Requirements Included in Spending Deal

    Note: This story featuring commentary from Dykema’s Cinthia Granados Motley was originally published by Bloomberg Gov.  Critical infrastructure industries would have to report hacks Spending deal heading for House vote later on Wednesday By Maria Curi | March 9, 2022, 5:31AM ET Cybersecurity legislation that would impose new hack and ransomware reporting requirements on businesses... Continue Reading

    Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law Blog

    Another Step Closer to a Unified EU Patent Court

    We reported last year that the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court (UPC) were progressing. The main hurdle to clear was sufficient countries ratifying the Protocol on the Provisional Application (PAP-Protocol) of the UPC Agreement to allow the provisional application period (PAP) to begin. On 27 September 2021 Germany ratified the PAP-Protocol and on 15...Continue Reading…

    Blog: Patent 213

    Another Gaming Patent Struck Down as Ineligible

    Bot M8 LLC, a patent assertion entity, was unsuccessful in its effort to have the Federal Circuit reverse the lower court’s invalidity finding related to one of six different patents asserted against Sony in Northern District of California. In fact, the Federal Circuit was so unpersuaded by Bot M8’s arguments that it devoted less than...