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Benefits of selective distribution

Exclusive distributors are increasingly affected by webshops that offer lower prices in their exclusive area. Just think of the online sales platforms, such as Marktplaats, Ebay, Bol, Amazon, Alibaba and …Read MoreRead More

Parallel trade

Official resellers of branded products are increasingly confronted with parallel trade. In parallel trade, the branded products are imported without permission of the manufacturer or brand owner of the original …Read MoreRead More

New copyright contract law

In June 2021, important copyright contract rules regarding the relation between creators, authors, performers and their contractual counterparts, the operators (publishers and broadcasters) came into law. These contractual counterparts are …Read MoreRead More

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Nike rescinded its agreement with one of its distributors, Italy’s Action Sport, for failing to comply with Nike’s Selective Retailer Distribution Policy.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

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