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Nov
21

EGC: A word mark consisting of two letters can be registered as an EU trade mark

EGC: A word mark consisting of two letters can be registered as an EU trade mark It is possible even for a word mark consisting solely of two letters to be registered as an EU trade mark. This was confirmed by the EGC in rulings from 24 April 2018 (Az.: T-207/17 and T-208/17). We at … Weiterlesen »

Nov
20

OLG Düsseldorf imposes large fine in response to vertical price fixing

OLG Düsseldorf imposes large fine in response to vertical price fixing The Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Düsseldorf, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, has imposed a fine of 30 million euros on a drugstore chain and in doing so significantly increased the fine set by the Bundeskartellamt, Germany“s Federal Cartel Office. Price-fixing agreements are normally in breach … Weiterlesen »

Nov
19

Unfair exploitation of a product“s reputation by imitating its well-known design

Unfair exploitation of a product“s reputation by imitating its well-known design A product“s good reputation can be deemed to have been unfairly exploited even if the presentation of the product has been imitated but the word mark has not been infringed. That was the verdict of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Frankfurt, the Higher Regional Court of … Weiterlesen »

Nov
13

OLG München – Extraordinary termination of a commercial agency agreement

OLG München – Extraordinary termination of a commercial agency agreement It is possible for a commercial agency agreement to be extraordinarily terminated for good cause if the relationship of trust between the parties has broken down. That was the verdict of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) München, the Higher Regional Court of Munich. A commercial agency agreement … Weiterlesen »

Nov
12

Bundeskartellamt imposes fines running into millions for illegal arrangements

Bundeskartellamt imposes fines running into millions for illegal arrangements The Bundeskartallemt, Germany“s Federal Cartel Office, has imposed fines totaling approx. 23 million euros in response to the collective calculation of uniform price recommendations. According to a case report of the Bundeskartellamt from 16 March 2018, Germany“s Federal Cartel Office imposed fines amounting to about 23 … Weiterlesen »

Nov
07

BVerfG – Proportionality in relation to allegations of delayed filing for insolvency

BVerfG – Proportionality in relation to allegations of delayed filing for insolvency Allegations of delayed filing for insolvency are easily made, yet the investigations need to maintain a sense of proportion. A home search can just as easily overshoot the mark. A managing director“s obligations include, among other things, filing for insolvency in due time. … Weiterlesen »

Nov
05

ECJ – Commercial agents can claim compensation for termination during probationary period

ECJ – Commercial agents can claim compensation for termination during probationary period Even if a commercial agency agreement is terminated during the probationary period, the commercial agent may still be entitled to claim compensation or damages. That was the verdict of the ECJ. After a commercial agency agreement is terminated, the commercial agent is normally … Weiterlesen »

Nov
02

OLG München – Commercial agent“s right to be issued with excerpt from the accounts

OLG München – Commercial agent“s right to be issued with excerpt from the accounts The limitation period for a commercial agent“s right to be issued with an excerpt from the accounts normally begins at the close of the year in which he or she received a final commission settlement. When calculating the commission due, a … Weiterlesen »

Okt
29

Removing the costs associated with forming a GmbH from its articles of association

Removing the costs associated with forming a GmbH from its articles of association According to a ruling of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Celle, the Higher Regional Court of Celle, the provisions in a GmbH“s articles of association concerning who bears the costs associated with forming the company must not be removed before a period of ten … Weiterlesen »

Okt
25

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Report on mandatory social security contributions for managing directors

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Report on mandatory social security contributions for managing directors Mandatory social security contributions for managing directors is a controversial topic that continues to rear its head and ought not to be underestimated, as businesses can potentially be faced with large back payments. Our experience at the commercial law firm GRP Rainer … Weiterlesen »

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