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6 Oct 2015
by Simon Holzer

Action by stages: Swiss Federal Patent Court streamlines requirements for disclosure of information and financial accounting

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Meyerlustenberger Lachenal As in other jurisdictions patentees in Swiss patent disputes often rely on the so called action by stages approach, which allows patentees to demand disclosure of information and financial accounting before the proceedings progress to the actual claim …
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8 Oct 2015
by Pablo Hernández

A remarkable case of the Spanish competition authority vs. the collecting society SGAE, settled without penalty.

Elzaburu Elzaburu Introduction 9 July 2015 saw the resolution of the umpteenth case involving Spain’s National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) versus a Spanish collecting society (judgment here). On this occasion, the society was SGAE, responsible for managing music copyright. …


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