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The EU trade mark representing the shape of a Rubik’s Cube must be declared invalid, according to the Opinion of the European Court of Justice' Advocate-General on Wednesday.
The European Patent Office in Munich is seeking a Lawyer in Institutional Law and Litigation.
New governance rules approved by Euro-MPs on Wednesday will enable the EU police agency Europol to step up efforts to fight terrorism, cybercrime and other criminal offences, as well as respond faster to threats.
The European Court of Justice's General Court confirmed Tuesday that a 2012 German law on renewable energy involved State aid, dismissing Germany's action against the Commission.
Lawyer (Course Director) in EU Financial Services & Banking Law with additional interest or expertise in European Company Law, Academy of European Law
The Academy of European Law is looking to recruit a Lawyer (Course Director) in EU Financial Services & Banking Law with additional interest or expertise in European Company Law.
Associate Lawyer EU Law/Environmental Health & Safety Risk Regulation Practice (Food, Chemicals etc), VVGB Advocaten / Avocats
VVGB Advocaten / Avocats is looking for an Associate (3 years experience) to support the firm’s international EU Law & Litigation and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Risk Regulation Practice.
In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas (see Annex I and II), aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The key decisions taken by the Commission (including, 2 letters of formal notice, 35 reasoned opinions and 6 referrals to the Court of Justice of the European Union) are presented below and grouped by policy area.
Applications for European Union trade marks continued their upward rise in 2015, with Germany leading the way from the Member States, and Paris from the regions. Almost 90,000 EU trade mark applications were received from the Member States in 2015.
The independence of the judicial systems of EU Member States came under scrutiny on Monday with the EU's 2016 Justice Scoreboard showing persistently low levels of public trust in some countries.
French authorities are seeking nearly 50 million euros from Apple for unfair trade practices against mobile operators, BFMTV reported on Tuesday.
The European Commission on Tuesday urged Poland's right-wing government to respect constitutional court rulings as the first step in defusing a crisis that has triggered an unprecedented probe by Brussels.
The controversial trial of two well-known Turkish journalists enters its second day Friday in a case seen as a test of press freedom under the increasingly autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The European Union backs the European diplomats who attended a controversial trial of two Turkish journalists charged with espionage after their appearance was bitterly attacked by Ankara, an official said Wednesday.
Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 20 people in a nationwide operation aimed at cracking down on the trafficking of migrants seeking to reach the European Union, reports said.
France hit back Tuesday at criticism from Turkey, saying its diplomats had the right to observe a trial in Istanbul of opposition journalists charged with espionage.
Turkey has protested over the presence and behaviour of consuls from EU states at the controversial espionage trial of two journalists, an official said Monday, in an escalating spat between Ankara and its Western allies.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday chastised foreign diplomats for attending a trial in Istanbul of two journalists facing possible life terms on controversial espionage charges.
A Polish couple went on trial Monday for allegedly conning 19,000 clients out of a total 200 million euros ($225 million) through their investment firm Amber Gold, according to local media.