Last week the Swedish Patent Office announced a change in how it processes requests for re-examination or rectification of the duration of a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC).
The Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has imposed a fine of SEK 75 million (approximately EUR 7 million) on Google for failure to comply with the GDPR.
Van Bael & Bellis
Hence, the Patent Court of Appeal concluded that the storage of goods in warehouses does not constitute an attempt or preparation of a trade mark or copyright infringement.
Information is and is becoming an ever more important asset for businesses and has even been called the world's most valuable asset.
During the first months of 2018 two decisions have already been issued from the Swedish Courts of Appeal in cases of copyright infringement regarding works of applied arts.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Since September 1, 2016, nearly all cases in Sweden related to IP and marketing law are handled by the newly established Patent and Market Court.
Within the next couple of years the number of generic TopLevelDomains is expected to increase in numbers at a hitherto unseen rate.
The Court of Appeal for Southern Norrland has tried an appeal regarding criminal liability for direct linking to the streamed broadcasts of ice hockey games.
More than 8 of 10 Swedish companies consider trademarks and other intellectual property rights to be important or very important for them.