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    Brussels and Brussels South Charleroi airports fined for use of thermal cameras

    The Belgian Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) has fined Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport 200,000 and 100,000 EUR respectively for their use of thermal cameras during the Covid-19 pandemic.In two extensive decisions (Brussels decision and Charleroi decision), the DPA has fined the two airports for their use of thermal cameras. The DPA has decided that the airports did not have a sufficiently clear legal basis for the processing of health data, stating they could not rely on “public interest” to process health data. The DPA has determined that the information provided to pas...

    Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property Blog

    Added matter as a ground for revocation of a patent

    Amending a patent application or a patent that has been granted, in such a way that it contains subject-matter which extends beyond the content of the application as originally filed, is a ground for revocation of said patent. This ground for revocation, which has not been explored a great deal in the past, has been […] La entrada Added matter as a ground for revocation of a patent apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.

    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…