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Someone else's trademark in a domain name?
Internet domain names should be registered in a way that respects prior rights.
Someone else's trademark in a domain name?
Insider trading can be a risky game
Use or disclosure of confidential securities-related information is a crime punishable by prison or millions of zlotys in fines.
Insider trading can be a risky game
Another gambling case
An EU member state may prohibit promotion and advertising of gambling services provided by enterprises from other member states, but may not apply discriminatory sanctions for violating the ban.
Another gambling case
Union officials protected under fixed-term contracts
A member of the management board of a workplace trade union or a union member appointed to represent workers in dealings with the employer may demand reinstatement if their employment under a contract for a definite period is terminated.
Union officials protected under fixed-term contracts
Under the spreading Euroleaf
The long-awaited new EU logo for ecological products has now appeared. From 1 July 2010, producers are required to use the logo on all products marketed as “organic.”
Under the spreading Euroleaf
New tool to fight digital exclusion
The Act on Support for Development of Telecommunications Services and Networks should help bring low-cost, high-speed Internet to rural areas of eastern Poland.
New tool to fight digital exclusion
Stronger position of creditors
It may be possible to obtain quicker, cheaper payment of debts secured by a bank guarantee, insurance guarantee, bank letter of credit or bank surety.
Stronger position of creditors
Sales of samples and testers infringes trademark rights
A trademark holder may prohibit sale of brand samples and testers if the holder reserves title to the items and expressly indicates that they are not for sale, the European Court of Justice held on 3 June 2010.
Sales of samples and testers infringes trademark rights
No income recognised on in-kind contribution to partnership
In-kind contribution of a sole proprietorship to a partnership does not constitute the sale of the business, and thus the partner is not deemed to have income on the transaction.
No income recognised on in-kind contribution to partnership
Methods of landmark protection expanded
The Act dated 18 March 2010 Amending the Landmarks Care and Protection Act and Certain Other Acts has expanded the catalogue of forms of protection for landmarks in Poland.
Methods of landmark protection expanded
A conference of errors
On 24 June 2010 the Institute of Criminal Law at the University of Warsaw hosted a conference entitled “Judicial Errors in Criminal Proceedings.”
A conference of errors
Wojciech Wiewiórowski named new data protection chief
On 25 June 2010 the Polish Parliament appointed Wojciech Wiewiórowski to the position of Inspector General for Personal Data Protection. The term of the current inspector general, Michał Serzycki, ends on 13 July 2010.
Wojciech Wiewiórowski named new data protection chief