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Offentlige anskaffelser: Erstatningsrett i utvikling

Kun få måneder etter at EU-domstolen konkluderte med at skyld ikke kunne oppstilles som vilkår for erstatning ved brudd på anskaffelsesregelverket, sak C-314/09 (Strabag) – se tidligere artikkel på grette.no), understreker EU-domstolen i en annen avgjørelse at EU-retten ikke inneholder bestemte kriterier for erstatningsspørsmålet, sak C-568/08 (Spijker).

Check the court's jurisdiction before bringing an action

Picking the correct court to handle a case first time can save time and money. Norwegian company Marin Alpin AS sued Swiss company WĂĽrth International AG in the district court where it had its main offices for alleged violation of the unfair competition rules set out in the Marketing Control Act. Marin claimed that WĂĽrth was liable for damages after copying a sports jacket.

Court pours cold water on bottle infringement claims

Ringnes AS, a subsidiary of Danish drinks giant Carlsberg, sued Water of Norway AS claiming that it should be prohibited from manufacturing and using its Polaris water bottles. Ringnes also claimed damages for trademark infringement and acts of unfair competition. The court dismissed all of Ringnes’s claims.

Check the court's jurisdiction before bringing an action

Picking the correct court to handle a case first time can save time and money. Norwegian company Marin Alpin AS sued Swiss company WĂĽrth International AG in the district court where it had its main offices for alleged violation of the unfair competition rules set out in the Marketing Control Act.

Norwegian traders guilty of market manipulation against robot

Norwegian traders found guilty of market manipulation against automated trading system

Centrebet PTY Ltd sued in Norway - Supreme Court Approves

Mr Bjarte Baasland used various internet based betting services for a number of years, and in the end he had accumulated a total loss of approximately 7,5 million Euros. Centrebet was one of two services he used the most, and in 2009 he initiated legal proceedings against the Australian company.

Choice of Law - When Norwegian Law Prevails

Limitations on the applicability of the parties' choice of law under Norwegian conflict-of-law rules.

Ă…sne Seirstad offered to pay compensation to the bookseller's wife

Åsne Seierstad’s international bestseller, The Bookseller of Kabul, portrays an Afghan bookseller and his family, and tells the story of a patriarch society were men are considered superior to women. In 2002 Seierstad was invited to live with the bookseller and his family. During a family dinner Seierstad said to herself “This is Afghanistan. How interesting it would be to write a book about this family”. This dinner and the emerging idea are described in the book’s opening. From a legal point of view it is of course relevant that Seierstad claimed to be portraying an actual family. The book was based on Seierstad’s many conversations and discussions with the bookseller and his family during her stay.

Supreme Court finds something fishy in nudity scene broadcast

On 25th March 2010 the Supreme Court ruled against NRK, the Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, in a lawsuit initiated by Norwegian actress Gørild Mauseth.Supreme Court finds something fishy in nudity scene broadcast

How to react to an informal instruction from the company

A supplier company working as a contractor towards an oil company may face the situation where the oil company, without using the formalities under the provisions of the contract, instructs the performance of a specific piece of work. How does the contractor react to such an instruction?

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