- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogFrench court ruling considers lawfulness of using EU subsidiary of US cloud service provider post-Schrems IIPosted on April 16, 2021 by Davinia BrennanThe Conseil d’État, France’s highest administrative court, recently ruled that personal data collected via a platform managed by Doctolib, and hosted by an EU subsidiary of a US-based company (subject to US surveillance laws), was in line with the GDPR. The ruling is an important follow-up to Schrems II. Facts The servers of Doctolib, whose...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogProof of use, a new tool to defend trademark registrations at the Spanish Patents and Trademarks OfficePosted on April 13, 2021 by Editor1The Spanish trademark system now has a new means of defense: proof of use. This change means that the trademark applicant can require the opponent to prove that genuine use has been made of the trademark on which the opposition is based. If use is not evidenced, the opposition based on that trademark will not […] La entrada Proof of use, a new tool to defend trademark registrations at the Spanish Patents and Trademarks Office apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
- Blog: ALTIUS BlogsDo’s and Don’ts for employers regarding COVID-19 vaccinationPosted on April 12, 2021 by The Belgian government’s vaccination campaign is finally coming up-to-speed. Employers are also eager to rapidly have a large number of their workers vaccinated to be able to work in a safe and healthy environment and resume business as usual. But can employers oblige their workers to get vaccinated? Can they ask their workers to submit a vaccination certificate? Must they grant their workers paid leave of absence to get vaccinated? We will answer these and other questions in this practical Q&A.