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Mai
18

CJEU on protected designations of origin

CJEU on protected designations of origin As in the case of brands, geographical designations of origin can be protected as well. It is therefore also possible for advertising featuring references to origin to be misleading to consumers and thus impermissible. Brands and geographical designations of origin are of great value to businesses. They give rise … Weiterlesen »

Mai
14

Antitrust law – DFB simplifies ticket allocation for 2018 World Cup

Antitrust law – DFB simplifies ticket allocation for 2018 World Cup The way in which it has allocated tickets has led the DFB, Germany”s Football Association, to be suspected of abusing its dominant market position. The Bundeskartellamt, Germany”s Federal Cartel Office, has since suspended its investigations into the matter. A lot of fans of the … Weiterlesen »

Mai
11

BGH – Bank must explain risk if interest rate dependent on exchange rate

BGH – Bank must explain risk if interest rate dependent on exchange rate If the interest rate on a loan is based on the development of exchange rates, the bank has a duty to inform with respect to the foreign exchange risk. That was the verdict of the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), Germany”s Federal Supreme Court, in … Weiterlesen »

Mai
10

LAG Hamm: Fixed-term employment contract due to extra work must be properly justified

LAG Hamm: Fixed-term employment contract due to extra work must be properly justified A temporary need for manpower can constitute an objective reason justifying a fixed-term employment contract, but this temporary need has to be properly justified. It is even possible to have several consecutive fixed-term employment contracts if there is an objective reason justifying … Weiterlesen »

Mai
07

BAG: Employer not liable for harm caused by vaccine

BAG: Employer not liable for harm caused by vaccine Employers who have flu vaccines administered within their company are not liable for any harm that might occur as a result of the vaccine. That was the verdict of the Bundesarbeitsgericht (BAG), Germany”s Federal Labour Court, in a recent ruling. During the winter, a lot of … Weiterlesen »

Apr
20

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – New additions to commercial and company law team

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – New additions to commercial and company law team We at the international commercial law firm GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte have bolstered our team in order to make further improvements to the high-quality advice we provide to our growing clientele. The trajectory at GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte continues to be one of growth. Our … Weiterlesen »

Apr
02

LAG Hamm: Dismissal on grounds of suspicion must comply with strict requirements

LAG Hamm: Dismissal on grounds of suspicion must comply with strict requirements If an employer wants to issue notice of dismissal on grounds of suspicion, the circumstances need to be sufficiently suspicious such that it is almost certain the employee in question committed the relevant offence. For extraordinary notice of termination of an employment relationship … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
27

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Report on the distinctiveness of a trade mark

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Report on the distinctiveness of a trade mark In order to be able to register a company symbol or logo as a trade mark, it needs to have the necessary distinctive character to distinguish it from the products and services of other businesses. Trade marks are a valuable commodity for businesses. … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
21

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Experience drafting valid wills

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Experience drafting valid wills Anyone who wants their estate to be organized in accordance with their wishes prepares a will. However, there are many pitfalls that can result in the will being ineffective. If the testator fails to leave behind any testamentary disposition then the rules of intestate succession apply. Those … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
19

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Evaluating a trade mark”s distinctiveness

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Evaluating a trade mark”s distinctiveness Before a mark can be registered as a trade mark, it needs to be assessed whether it possesses the necessary distinctiveness vis-à-vis other vendors” products and services. Trade marks give rise to a high degree of brand recognition among consumers and are of great value to … Weiterlesen »

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