Danish Competition and Consumer Authority publishes first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution


On 4 December 2019, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) published their first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution under Article 63(1) of the Danish Payments Act (DPA).

09 December 2019

Patents: interpretation of SPC Regulation


The Advocate General (AG) has delivered an opinion on the interpretation of Article 3 of the Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) Regulation (469/2009/EC) (2009 Regulation) (Article 3).

07 November 2019

Trade marks: online infringement of EUTM based on targeting


The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a defendant who infringes an EU trade mark (EUTM) by advertising or offering counterfeit goods for sale online may be sued in the country targeted by the website.

07 November 2019

The European Court of Justice demonstrates in its recent ruling that the territorial scope of the right to de-referencing can be limited to the EU in certain circumstances


The CJEU rules that Google, in its dispute with French Data Protection Authority (CNIL), only had to 'de-reference' from all its sites within the EU and not all its sites worldwide. In doing so, the CJEU has recognised the difficulty in creating a global ...

29 October 2019

Passenger compensation for denied boarding: the limits to standard compensation, and an airline's obligations when re-routing under Regulation 261


Our Aviation Regulatory team looks at the European Court's recent clarification of airline's obligations around passenger compensation, including duty of assistance.

17 October 2019