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  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogImpact of Brexit on IP lawPosted on February 24, 2021 by Alice Chaplin
    On 1 January 2021, the Trade and Co-operation Agreement (TCA) came into force and the general principles of EU law, existing EU treaties and EU free movement rights ceased to apply in the UK, after the transition period set out in the Withdrawal Agreement ended on 31 December 2020. Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsThe Belgian requirement to rely on recognized dockers to perform dock work passes the ECJ test… the recognition procedure of dockers does notPosted on February 24, 2021 by
    In a long-awaited court ruling, the ECJ confirmed on 11 February 2021 that the Belgian rules on dock work, obliging companies to have only recognised dockers carry out dock work in ports, does not necessarily constitute a violation of the free movement of workers, the freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide services. However, the ECJ rejected several modalities of the recognition procedure of such dockers. Legislative changes are now inevitable.
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  • Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogCompanies that own IP rights generate 55% higher revenues per employee than those that do not, according to a EUIPO and EPO studyPosted on February 23, 2021 by Almudena Vigil
    According to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO), which last February 8 released the results of a new study on the “Impact of intellectual property rights intensive industries in the European Union”, there is still a long way to go as regards companies’ awareness of the advantages of […] La entrada Companies that own IP rights generate 55% higher revenues per employee than those that do not, according to a EUIPO and EPO study apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
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