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KLÁRA HRDLIČKOVÁ AND BOHUSLAV LICHNOVSKÝ – SUCCESS IN A LONG DISPUTE

18.9.2019

Klára Hrdličková and Bohuslav Lichnovský have recently advised our client, a worldwide known fashion brand, in a successful settlement of a long dispute over the use of a trademark with a US clothing manufacturer. This enabled the client to obtain…

Psychometric tests according to WP29

21.8.2019

Psychometric tests are a popular tool which helps employers to identify optimal job candidates, or more accurately filter non-optimal job candidates based for example on their ability to process and use information, approach to interacting with other people and approach…

New benefits of arbitration in Hong Kong

24.4.2019

IF YOU ARBITRATE IN HONG KONG, YOU CAN ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF INTERIM MEASURES IN MAINLAND CHINA IN NEW SUPPORT OF ARBITRAL PROCEEDINGS BY LOCAL COURTS. The Hong Kong Government and Supreme People’s Court of China signed an important agreement…

Did you know that adding “.com” to a generic trademark can make it registrable both in the EU and the US?

20.3.2019

Did you know that adding “.com” to a generic trademark can make it registrable both in the EU and the US? The US Court of Appeals ruled that adding a generic word “.com” to a generic word “BOOKING” may result…

Chambers and Partners ranks ROWAN LEGAL one of the TOP law firms in the Czech Republic.

13.3.2019

Chambers and Partners ranks ROWAN LEGAL one of the TOP law firms in the Czech Republic. Chambers and Partners (one of the two most prestigious global rankings of law firms) yesterday announced its newly launched Chambers Europe 2019 awards. Our firm…

Interview with Michal Nulíček for Český rozhlas plus: reform of a copyright law on digital market

18.2.2019

The internet may soon be a different place with the proposed reform of the copyright law currently under discussion. Its supporters claim that the reform will bring greater fairness for media publishers and authors of music, movies and photos. Its…

Chambers Global 2019: Great Success for ROWAN LEGAL

15.2.2019

ROWAN LEGAL has been ranked at Band 3 in Dispute resolution by Chambers Global 2019. Miloš Olík, head of Dispute resolution practice, has been included at Band 2. Moreover, MULTILAW, the global law firm network, which ROWAN LEGAL is a…

New frontline for the data protection: German competition authority restricts Facebook‘s processing of user data

7.2.2019

Today, the German federal competition authority prohibited Facebook from combining user data with data from its other services (WhatsApp, Instagram etc.) and third party webpages. The authority also questioned the legality of the consent to this processing, which is a…

Czech Supreme Administrative Court rules against “fishing expeditions” by the Office for the Protection of Competition

1.2.2019

On 30 January 2019, the Czech Supreme Administrative Court (“SAC”) issued judgement in the case of “small construction cartel”. In this judgement, the SAC finally confirmed that the practice of “fishing expeditions” conducted by the Office for the Protection of…

EU Member States signed a declaration on the legal consequences of the Achmea judgment and on investment protection

23.1.2019

Representatives of the European Union (EU) Member States, including the Czech Republic, signed a declaration on the legal consequences of the judgment of the CJEU (Court of Justice of the EU) in the Achema case and on investment protection in…

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