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18
Jul

Case study – conflict between figurative trademarks by different combinations of the same two colors

The theme of reflection has been influenced by a recent case pending before the Bucharest Court of Law in which the holder of a number of combined figurative trademarks registered at national, community and international level, protected for all 45 classes of goods and services, O.P. S.A., a distributor of petroleum products, filed an application against another company with the

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18
Jul

CONSUMER REQUESTS PROCEDURE ON THE EUROPEAN TERRITORY

The competent authority to issue a settlement procedure for consumers’ request on the European Union territory as regards the relationship with economic authorities from other Member States is the European Consumers Centres Network, which is an entity founded by the European Commission in the year of 2005, that acts through the medium of the European Consumer Centres founded within the

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18
Jul

Activities performed by minors in the cultural, artistic, sports, advertising and modeling fields

Paid activities that can be carried out by minors are governed by the provisions of Decision no. 75/2015 of the Parliament regulating the provision of remunerated activities in the cultural, artistic, sports, advertising and modeling fields by minors. Such activities can be undertaken by those under 14 years, only under an Agreement concluded between the organizer and their parents. Minors

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18
Jul

New provisions regarding the registration with the Trade Register

A Law Project adopted by the Parliament and promulgated by the President of Romania brings significant changes regarding the registration with the Trade Register. The main normative acts amended and supplemented by the aforementioned Law Project are Law no. 26/1990 on the Trade Register, the Company Law no. 31/1990, Law No. 359/2004 on simplifying registration formalities in the trade register

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18
Jul

Filing an action before the Court of Justice of the European Union

Since its creation in 1952, the mission of the Court of Justice of the European Union is to ensure “compliance with the law in the interpretation and application” of the Treaties. In order to fulfill this mission, the Court of Justice of the European Union: Reviews the legality of acts of the institutions of the European Union; Ensure that the

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18
Jul

Unfair competition – the Company’s unfair commercial practices which are contrary to fair practices and the general principle of good-faith

Law no. 117/2015 approving Government Ordinance no. 12/2014 amending and supplementing Law no. 11/1991 regarding unfair competition and other acts in the field of competition brings a number of significant changes in relevant area, including tougher sanctions for those who carry out unfair competition practices. With this occasion, we shall recall the definition of unfair competition, according to art. 2

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18
Jul

Dismissal for professional inadequacy

Dismissal for professional inadequacy is provided by art. 61 lit. d) of the Labor Code which provides that “the employer may order dismissal for reasons related to the employee if the employee does not correspond with the professional job in which he is employed.” Law no. 40/2011 brought amendments to the Labor Code, introducing the following content to art. 63

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18
Jul

Germany restricting freedom of movement by adopting MiLog

On 01.01.2015 German law on minimum wage entered into force. It provides a national minimum wage of 8.5 Euro / hour, the amount to be paid by German employers not only to their employees, but also to those deployed in the territory of the federation. If thus far, the logic and legality of this provision may be argued, the following

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18
Jul

ADVERTISING FOR MEDICAL DEVICES AND PLACING THEM ON THE MARKET – GENERAL RULES

In accordance with the legislation applicable in Romania, advertising regarding medical devices does not have to contain any special mention (disclaimer), which is only mandatory for pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements. Directive 93/42 / EEC of 14 June 1993 concerning medical devices, transposed into national legislation by Decision no. 54 from 29 January 2009 of the Romanian Parliament, regarding the conditions

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