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In a July 9, 2014, press release, the European Union (EU) announced the launch of seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding program Horizon 2020. They represent a total investment of €...more
Combined offers have always drawn significant attention from French courts. This is all the more the case since combined offers are standard practices when selling computer equipments. Indeed, such equipments are most often...more
On 12 June 2014, the European Union’s court of first instance, the General Court, in Intel v European Commission (Case T-286/09), condemned a number of Intel’s business practices, including loyalty rebates. The General...more
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) published on May 15, 2014, a review of the available literature on health and environmental issues relating to manufactured nanomaterials. ...more
A revision of the EU’s Group exemption on Technology Licenses which exempts compliant licenses from the EU’s regulations on agreements in restraint of trade comes into effect on May 1, 2014. The most significant changes from...more
The tech gurus in Milan are very excited since next week-end there will be the Wired Next Fest which will cover some of the most relevant technology matters currently discussed. Interestingly some of such issues have been...more
The licensing of technology is core to the business model of many companies operating in IP-sensitive industries. Its commercial benefits are myriad. For example, it allows a licensor to take advantage of a licensee’s greater...more
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) adopted an opinion on April 10, 2014, concerning HeiQ AGS-20 (AGS-20). The European Commission (EC) requested an opinion on the following questions...
Encouraged by a combination of factors, particularly pressure on public companies to create value and increased convergence within a number of industries, strategic uses of intellectual property increasingly are top of mind...more
In This Issue:
- PRIVACY BY DESIGN? FASHION FLAIR TRANSFORMS WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: The rise of the wearables – and the data protection challenges they bring
- EFFECTIVELY DELIVERING IT SERVICES IN THE RETAIL...more
EU VAT CHANGES FOR E-COMMERCE SERVICES -
Australian e-commerce businesses that supply services to European customers need to be aware of important "value added tax" ("VAT") changes that will apply across the European...more
The European Union adopted on March 21, 2014, revised competition rules for the transfer of technology covering certain categories of agreements for licensing of patents, know-how and software copyrights. The EU reaffirmed...more
On 21 March 2014, the European Commission (Commission) adopted a revised set of rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements by the Commission and national competition authorities. The new Technology Transfer...more
In 2012, in light of the Euro crisis and uncertainty of a double dip recession, DLA Piper launched the first Tech Index survey. This was to review the perceptions and attitudes of European technology growth in light of market...more
$ 3 billion will be spent in 2014 on 10 million wearable technology units according to a Deloitte report, but the potentials of this market can be seen also through the attempts by tech companies to patent anything connected...more
On Tuesday 4th February 2014 I participated to the second European Technology Leaders Summit held at The Landmark Hotel in London.
The Summit brought together business leaders in the European technology industry with...more
We attended yesterday the 2014 Disruption Day (thank you Digital Magics!). Here are some of the giveaways.
It is great to feel some positive vibes for start-ups and incubators. Despite the overall economic crisis in...more
I INTRODUCTION -
The advent of digital technologies coupled with legislative harmonising objectives have triggered considerable developments in the TMT sector in Romania over the past two years. Regulatory and industry...more
Digitalization of the relationship between retail banks and customers is a must in an economy where according to estimates the usage of tablets has increased by 70% in the last year and physical contacts between bank branches...more
Discussion and Analysis -
No doubt about it. The machines have taken over.
Wednesday’s issue of The Wall Street Journal reports that automakers are focusing their efforts on developing self-driving automobiles....more
Although reconciliation of the key terms has been a best practice for over-the-counter derivative trades for some time (particularly with collateralised trades), the scale of the reconciliation exercise imposed by forthcoming...more
The European Commission (the "Commission") is considering revisions to the rules governing the assessment of technology transfer agreements such as patent licences in advance of the expiry of the existing rules on 30 April...more
Rulebook sets out criteria for admission to the high-growth segment, which has been designed to meet the needs of fast-growing European companies.
On 13 February, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) published a draft...more
U.S. based tech companies that store data on the Internet may soon be required to report the loss or theft of personal information to the E.U. or face sanctions and fines according to legislation being proposed by the...more
We are pleased to provide a collection of commentaries on the critical legal issues facing our clients in 2013.
There is hope that global economic and market conditions will continue to improve despite ongoing...more
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