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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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 […]
NJORD Law Firm, represented by Attorney and Partner Miriam Michaelsen, received the Association of Danish Law Firms’ advokatKODEKS award 2018 for its efforts against digital offences. NJORD received the award for its focused efforts to create fair solutions for its clients and for those whose voice is not being heard.
Did you know that after winning the trial in Latvian courts you shall be entitled to recover the legal fees from the losing side, and this rule doesn’t work in cases, where you were represented and legal services were provided to you by a person who has not been an attorney*?