Two recent decisions by the Danish Supreme Court and the Maritime and Commercial Court significantly increase the likelihood of direct actions being brought against liability insurance companies in the jurisdiction of the injured party and/or in the jurisdiction where the policyholder caused damage – regardless of any jurisdiction clause in the insurance policy.
Denmark permits cultivating, manufacturing, and distributing medical cannabis
The Danish Medicines Agency is granting authorisations for cultivating, manufacturing, and distributing medical cannabis as the four-year medicinal cannabis pilot programme was established on 1 January 2018.
The Norwegian Copyright Act, 2018, came into force on Sunday 1 July 2018. The new Act is designed to be more technologically neutral than the old Copyright Act from 1961, and the many amendments to the former Act have been restructured to make the new act more accessible to the public. There will be an overview below on the most important legislative amendments.
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The European Parliament in its resolution on 3D printing that was presented during this summer has highlighted the innovative and promising aspects of this technology as well as the legal challenges. In this article, I would like to reflect upon some of the legal issues with 3D printing.
The Swedish Patent- and Market Court has in case TR PMD B14042-16 ruled in favour of the rights holders by approving the requested 4,000,000 SEK for damages as a reasonable compensation for the infringements.
Difference between trademark and copyright protection There is a common misconception that copyright law also protects the name of an artist. Copyright laws protect the outcome of the creative work: music, poems, etc, while trademark law regulates trademark registration and the enforcement process. The music industry is concerned mostly with the topic of royalties, but […]