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Since introduced into Danish Law with effect of 1 January 2008 the Danish judicial system has gained its first important experiences with class action as a way of handling disputes with multiple similar claims. At Lundsgaard & Partnere... Don't bank on it
The Danish Minister for the Environment wants to exploit the cocktail-effect and ban the total effect of four phthalates at once.
The EU Court of Justice recently ruled that computer screen images are not covered by the Software Directive.
New rules are introduced in an attempt to curb the upward trend of young people trying to commit suicide with painkillers.
EU Advocate General proposes to include all stages in the development of the human body in the Biotech Directive’s prohibition on the patentability of human embryos.
A business owner who sold off his business and was then hired as a market manager by the buyer was not entitled to compensation for post-termination restrictions.
The shorter a word mark, the easier for competitors to lean on the mark without infringing. This can be seen from a case from the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court.
Danish companies in the life sciences sector formed strategic alliances, were granted product approvals and took other initiatives in October and November 2010. Norrbom Vinding provides you with an overview of events:
An English court would not rule on all issues in a case about copyright and database rights to football results because the ‘transmission’ took place abroad.
The Advocate General did not believe that Bulgarian provisions on compulsory retirement of university professors are incompatible with the prohibition on age discrimination in EU law.
The Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that anti-competitive agreements are void and unenforceable, even if they form part of a licence deal.
On 14 May 2009, the Supreme Court delivered a fundamental ruling in the so-called “insider case” in which an employee-selected board member had previously been fined by both the district court and the high court for having disclosed internal information from board meetings to the president of his trade union. The judgment by the Supreme Court is contrary to the decisions by the previous courts and finds in favour of the employee-selected board member since disclosure of the information was reasonably justified and was made as a normal part of the duty as employee-selected board member.
Under Community law, employees on sick leave are entitled to take paid holiday at a later stage or receive a payment in lieu. This principle was recently underlined by the European Court of Justice.