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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Don't bank on int

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... pdf Don't bank on it

New article about plans to introduce a ban against four dangerous phthalates

August 2011 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Plesner.

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The Danish Minister for the Environment wants to exploit the cocktail-effect and ban the total effect of four phthalates at once.

Is it possible to see a computer program?

The EU Court of Justice recently ruled that computer screen images are not covered by the Software Directive.

Prescription medicine

New rules are introduced in an attempt to curb the upward trend of young people trying to commit suicide with painkillers.

Life begins at conception

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.

Compensation – forget it!

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.

Short, but not necessarily sweet

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.


Life in life sciences in October and November

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:

Fight over football results

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.

Need for generational change acknowledged

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.

A deal is not always a deal

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.

Sick employees will not lose holiday entitlement

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.

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