Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union on net neutrality and zero-rating

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/judgment-of-the-court-of-justice-of-the-european-union-on-net-neutrality-and-zero-rating

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") has published its first judgment on net neutrality and zero-rating on 15 September 2020. The judgment is available: here. The case submitted to the ECJ concerns two mobile telephony subscriptions of Telenor ...

29 September 2020

Negligence of hotel staff: consideration of a carrier’s liability under Regulation 261

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/negligence-of-hotel-staff-consideration-of-a-carriers-liability-under-regulation-261

Amongst a growing body of case law on Regulation (EC) 261/2004, the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union in NM, acting as liquidator of NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH v ON considered the responsibilities and liabilities of a carrier providing ...

17 September 2020

An air passenger's unruly behaviour may constitute an extraordinary circumstance under Regulation 261/2004

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/an-air-passenger's-unruly-behaviour-may-constitute-an-extraordinary-circumstance

Our Aviation team look at a recent case, where the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the unruly behaviour of a passenger may constitute an "extraordinary circumstance" under Regulation 261/2004. This would exempt the air carrier from ...

11 September 2020

Passengers who have suffered a long delay or cancellation under Regulation 261 are entitled to compensation in the currency of their place of residence

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/passengers-who-have-suffered-a-long-delay-or-cancellation-under-regulation-261

Our Aviation team looks at a recent case where the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) was asked whether aggrieved passengers may demand compensation under Regulation 261/2004 in the currency of their place of residence, and whether this right took ...

11 September 2020

Patents: no supplementary protection certificate for second medical use

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/no-supplementary-protection-certificate-for-second-medical-use

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) cannot be granted for a different application of the same product for which an earlier marketing authorisation (MA) had been granted.

07 September 2020