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How to Conduct an Internal Investigation and Gather Evidence to Dismiss an Employee with Just Cause for Breach of Compliance Policy


Enrique Stile, Marval O’Farrell & Mairal In this article, Enrique Stile at Marval O’Farrell & Mairal explores the labour and employment consequences of the growing number of corporate internal investigations worldwide.

Gig Economy: Employment Status


Oksana Voynarovska, Vasil Kisil & Partners In this article, Oksana Voynarovska at Vasil Kisil & Partners explores the key labour and employment concerns surrounding the gig economy and the challenges they pose for lawyers practising in the field. 

Italy? Not such a bad place to arbitrate...


Massimo Benedettelli, ARBLIT – Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

More Than A Simple Question Of Quantum? A Cautionary Guide To Expert Evidence

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John Jones, HKA

Trademarks 2018: Roundtable


Who’s Who Legal brings together Allan Poulter at Bird & Bird, Elliot Papageorgiou at Clyde & Co, Geert Glas at Allen & Overy and Janice Bereskin at Bereskin & Parr LLP to discuss issues facing trademarks lawyers and their clients in the industry today.

Preparing for the Changing Trademark Landscape in Canada


Cynthia Rowden and Meghan Dillon, Bereskin & Parr LLP

Significant Trademark Decisions in 2017: Free Speech Trumps Lanham Act’s Restrictions on Disparaging and Scandalous Trademarks

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Ben Natter, Haug Partners LLP

Stepping to Different Beats: How the “step-by-step” test led to different outcomes for Apple’s “Beats” trademark in Singapore and Australia

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Alban Kang and Gene Kwek, Bird & Bird ATMD This article focuses on two trademark opposition actions in Singapore and Australia by Apple’s subsidiary Beats Electronics LLC against LG Electronics concerning the same trademarks, “Beats” and “QuadBeat”, owned by the respective parties. With specific reference to the opponent’s grounds based on the alleged well known status of its “Beats” trademark, the authors opine that Singapore’s step-by-step approach to marks-similarity led to a premature failure of these grounds in the Singapore proceedings. Contrasted against the opponent’s robust success in Australia, does the application of the “step-by-step” test undermine the protection for well-known trademarks in Singapore? 

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