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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: BuildSmart

    SBA Adopts 24-Month Period for Employee-Based Size Determinations

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued a final rule adopting a 24-month — as opposed to the current 12-month — average to calculate a business’s number of employees for eligibility purposes in all SBA programs that contain employee-based size standards. SBA’s new rule — which takes effect July 6, 2022 — is discussed...Continue Reading

    Blog: Labor & Employment Law Blog

    In a Big Win for California Employers, SCOTUS Limits the Reach of the Golden State’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004

    On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion that severely limits California’s right to enlist employees as private attorneys general to enforce California labor law by allowing employers to use mandatory arbitration provisions to defeat such representative claims. California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, Cal. Lab. Code § 2698... Continue Reading

    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: The Business Law Blog

    Lawson Lundell Submission on Draft Excessive Interest and Financing Expenses Limitation Legislation

    On February 4, the federal government put forward draft legislation setting out the new Excessive Interest and Financing Expenses Limitation (EIFEL) regime. EIFEL is intended to prevent erosion of the Canadian tax base by limiting net interest and financing deductions of certain Canadian taxpayers generally to 30% of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and ...

    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: Biologics Blog

    Federal Circuit Upholds Jury Award, Weighs in on Willfulness Standard, in Adynovate® Dispute

    According to the Federal Circuit, $173 million was the right damages award for almost three years of patent infringement resulting from Baxalta’s sale of its biologic product Adynovate® (Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), PEGylated).  In Bayer Healthcare LLC v. Baxalta Inc., et al., Nos. 2019-2418, 2020-1017 (Fed. Cir. 2021), the circuit court upheld an award to Bayer [...]