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By Richard Burton
Under the EU commitment procedure set out in Article 9 of Regulation 1/2003, companies may offer commitments to address the competition concerns identified by the European Commission
By Richard Burton
The fines imposed by the Commission ranged from € 156,000 to € 12,724,000 depending on each individual infringement.
By Richard Burton
In its judgment, the GC held that the Fining Guidelines lay down rules of conduct indicating the approach to be adopted by the Commission and that the Commission cannot depart from them...
By Richard Burton
Under EU case-law, the burden of proof with respect to the establishment of participation by an undertaking in an infringement and liability for all of its constituent elements is on the Commission.
By Richard Burton
The objectives of the EU's common agricultural policy differ from those of EU competition law.
By Richard Burton
According to British Airways, by raising a plea of its own motion, the GC had grounds to go beyond the form of order set out in British Airways' application for annulment, in particular as it related to a ground...
By Thibaut D'hulst
On 16 November 2017, the Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office reversed the EUIPO examiner's refusal to register a portrait photograph of the Dutch model Maartje Verhoef as an EUTM for a large number of products and services.
By Thibaut D'hulst
On 29 November 2017, the European Commission presented an intricate set of policy documents designed to increase the level of protection afforded by intellectual property rights in the European Union.
By Koen T’Syen
On 22 November 2017, Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona (the "AG") gave his opinion in Case C-531/16 Šiaulių regiono atliekų tvarkymo centras and Others (the "Opinion").
By Thibaut D'hulst
On 11 October 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") handed down a judgment in a case concerning the genuine use requirement for trade marks.
By Thibaut D'hulst
The issue was eventually brought before the German Federal Administrative Court which referred a number of questions to the ECJ.
By Thibaut D'hulst
On the other hand, failure of an employee to abide by existing policies would be indicative of negligence.
By Koen T’Syen
The Proposal contains rules on the: (i) conformity of the goods; (ii) remedies in the event of lack of conformity; and (iii) practical terms of the exercise of such remedies.
By Thibaut D'hulst
For advertising purposes, BigBen uses images of goods corresponding to the protected designs held by Nintendo.
By Catherine Longeval
In the case at hand, the employer accessed the professional mailbox of an employee while she was on leave presumably in order to handle a customer request.
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