CJEU bolsters protected designations of origin

CJEU bolsters protected designations of origin Evoking protected designations of origin may be unlawful. That was…

Antitrust infringement – Advertising needs to inform about goods excluded from a discount

Antitrust infringement – Advertising needs to inform about goods excluded from a discount If certain products…

BGH – Giving away pharmacy vouchers when filling prescriptions violates competition law

BGH – Giving away pharmacy vouchers when filling prescriptions violates competition law Pharmacies are not allowed…

OLG Zweibrücken bolsters copyright vis-à-vis public authorities

OLG Zweibrücken bolsters copyright vis-à-vis public authorities According to a ruling of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Zweibrücken,…

Violation of GDPR cannot give rise to formal warning under competition law

Violation of GDPR cannot give rise to formal warning under competition law A violation of the…

Infringement of indication of geographical origin in whisky dispute

Infringement of indication of geographical origin in whisky dispute A distillery based in Baden-Württemberg is not…

OLG München on post-contractual non-compete clauses for managing directors

OLG München on post-contractual non-compete clauses for managing directors Post-contractual non-compete clauses for managing directors are…

Unreported income in foreign accounts – Immunity still possible through voluntary disclosure

Unreported income in foreign accounts – Immunity still possible through voluntary disclosure Voluntary disclosure leading to…

Antitrust law – Narrow best price clauses for online hotel bookings are permissible

Antitrust law – Narrow best price clauses for online hotel bookings are permissible On June 4,…

OLG Hamm on using a registered trademark

OLG Hamm on using a registered trademark Anyone registering a trademark needs to actually use it.…