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Cybersecurity – new technologies; new risks

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Red Tape | Cybersecurity – new technologies; new risks

Recent cases of hacking have put cyber-security concerns into the headlines and the minds of directors, their customers and, importantly, regulators.

14 January 2016

Hackers cause recall of 1.4 million cars

On Friday 24 July 2015, Fiat Chrysler issued the recall of 1.4 million vehicles after cybersecurity researchers demonstrated they could hack into a Jeep Cherokee.

29 July 2015

AGCM accepts measures to increase transparency in the car insurance comparison website sector

The Italian Competition Authority has recently accepted, and made binding, the remedy package offered by insurance comparison website operators.

20 May 2015

FCO fines producer of portable GPS for RPM infringement in continued focus on vertical cases

The German Federal Cartel Office has fined United Navigation, a producer of portable GPS systems, for inducing retailers to maintain a retail price.

19 May 2015

UPC fees consultation launched

The likely success of the proposed Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent regime depends to a very large extent on the costs involved in relation to: ...

Europe’s Bright Digital Future?

A Digital Single Market for Europe? The European Commission sets out 16 initiatives to make it happen.

08 May 2015

European Commission launches e-commerce sector inquiry

The European Commission has launched a sector inquiry into barriers to cross-border e-commerce focussing on electronics, clothing and digital content.

07 May 2015

CJEU rejects Spain’s challenge to Unitary Patent Regime

The Court of Justice of the European Union yesterday dismissed Spain’s jurisdictional challenge to the Unitary Patent Regulation

Court grants blocking order against Popcorn Time websites

The Court has made the latest website blocking order, in relation to 'Popcorn Time’ websites.

29 April 2015

Provisional agreement reached on EU trade mark reform package

The European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a provisional agreement on proposals to reform EU trade mark law.

22 April 2015

EU Commission issues statement of objections to Google in search services case

The EU Commission has sent Google formal charges alleging that it favoured its own comparison-shopping product in general search results in the EEA.

17 April 2015

SCRABBLE v SCRAMBLE: Mattel and Zynga on appeal

The Court of Appeal has decided that Mattel’s SCRAMBLE trade mark is infringed by Zynga’s Scramble and Scramble with Friends app.

01 April 2015

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