1. Hague District Court orders release of ISP user data

    On May 6th, the Hague District Court handed down judgment in the case of Dish Network LLC v Worldstream BV (C/09/586304), regarding the type of information that can be requested under Directive 2004/48/EC (the Enforcement Directive) and the compatibility of such requests under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  2. Data Blast: Dutch fine employer for fingerprint use, US considers a Health & Privacy Act and more…

    See below for the latest Data Blast from our legal team: Dutch fine employer for fingerprint use, US considers a Health & Privacy Act, European Data Protection Board Annual Report, and Easyjet data breach…

  3. Primed and ready (or not)—Arnold LJ warns patent profession (Akebia Therapeutics v Fibrogen)

    Senior Partner (IP Litigation), Paul Harris has written an article featured by LexisNexis; 'Primed and ready (or not)—Arnold LJ warns patent profession (Akebia Therapeutics v Fibrogen)'. This article was first published by Lexis®PSL on 28/04/2020.

  4. COVID-19 update - oral proceedings before the Boards of Appeal

  5. Late May Bank Holiday Office Closure 2020

  6. UK & France update their guidance on Covid 19 for employers; UK ICO delays investigations & more…

  7. G3/19: EBA finds plants produced by essentially biological processes are not patentable

  8. Patient consent and the GDPR: what does it mean for clinical trials and research?

  9. Inside IP Spring Summer 2020

  10. Video Conference oral proceedings before the Boards of Appeal

  11. COVID-19 and IP

  12. The development of lab-on-chip devices