IP rights, EAN Codes and internet platforms

OmniChannel has been granted the exclusive right by CapBrands to import and distribute baby food blenders  in the Netherlands under the names NutriBullet Baby and Baby Bullet and to promote …Read MoreRead More

Trademarks and bankruptcy

The trustees in the bankruptcy of the D-Reizen travelgroup have agreed on a restart with Prijsvrij. Part of the restart includes the transfer of the IP rights of D-Reizen to …Read MoreRead More

Succes in copyright infringement case against the Dutch Justice Department

Ten Hove Advocatuur has successfully argued that the Dutch State infringed the copyright and personality rights of the client. On 18 November 2020, the District Court of The Hague rendered …Read MoreRead More

Termination of agency agreement and customer compensation

Upon termination of the agency agreement, the agent (provided that the termination is not attributable to himself) is entitled to compensation if he has brought new customers to the principal …Read MoreRead More

Director of a Dutch association or foundation? Beware of conflict of interest as of 1 July 2021

On 1 July 2021 the new Management and Supervision of Legal Entities Act (WBTR) will enter into force. As a director  or board member of a Dutch association or foundation …Read MoreRead More

Sales on Amazon may be banned by Nike

Nike rescinded its agreement with one of its distributors, Italy’s Action Sport, for failing to comply with Nike’s Selective Retailer Distribution Policy. Although Action Sport sells mainly from its physical …Read MoreRead More

Personal liability of directors of Dutch associations and foundations as of July 1, 2021

On July 1, 2021, all Dutch associations and foundations must comply with the new Management and Supervision of Legal Persons Act (WBTR). The new WBTR includes the joint and individual liability …Read MoreRead More

New opinion of the Dutch Supreme Court on descriptive tradenames

In the case of Dairy Partners v. Doc Dairy Partners, the HR (Dutch Supreme Court) issued a groundbreaking ruling on February 19, 2021, regarding the scope of protection of “descriptive” …Read MoreRead More

Jurisdiction incident: Insufficiently close links between claims against Dutch and foreign defendants

On January 12, 2021, the Amsterdam District Court declared itself incompetent with respect to all non-Dutch defendants in proceedings for compensation for damages based in part on an infringement of …Read MoreRead More

Have you already complied with your duty to register a UBO with the Chamber of Commerce?

UBOs (Ultimate Beneficial Owner) are the people who ultimately own or control an organization. A person may qualify as a UBO if they are the ultimate owner of or have …Read MoreRead More