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An estate agent was entitled to prohibit a former employee from using his name in the promotion of a new estate agency, for the name was protected as a trademark.
On 25 January 2012, the European Commission proposed new rules regarding the protection of personal data in the EU. It was suggestions for two draft legislations regarding the protection of personal data in the EU.
On 1 January 2012, the Danish gambling market was opened, providing gambling operators with a license access to offer legal betting and online casino in Denmark.
A furniture manufacturer dictated the price of its designer furniture. Both the company and its management were made to pay for this.
A former business co-owner had to pay for helping out a competitor. Also even though there was no money in it for him.
According to the Advocate General, member states are not allowed to treat goods in transit ’as if’ they have been manufactured in the member state. On the other hand, the level of proof of infringement required for member states to seize goods in customs is not particularly high.
The European Commission recently adopted a new Regulation which specifies the R&D agreements that are covered by a block exemption.
If a non-competition clause is unreasonable, it may be set aside based on an overall assessment of facts
01-12-2008 - He poached customers and colleagues to his new business. The aggressive entrepreneur ended up with an order to pay damages to his former employer.
In April 2005, the Danish Supreme Court rendered a judgment regarding a former employee's right to compensation for an unenforceable non-competition clause. The employee had been dismissed due to factors relating to the company. According to the employment contract, the employment was governed by the Danish Salaried Employees Act, and the employee was bound by a non-competition clause for up to 1 year after the effective date of termination.