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Dentons Boosts Rankings in 2015 Edition of Legal 500 US
The 2015 edition of The Legal 500 US recognizes 24 Dentons practices and 75 lawyers, recommending six new Dentons groups, including the Firm's Government Relations, Energy, Environmental, Commercial Litigation and International Tax practices.
University of Alberta awards Dave Hancock, Q.C. with honorary doctor of laws
Dentons congratulates Dave Hancock, Q.C. who received an honorary doctor of laws from the University of Alberta in recognition of his service to the Province of Alberta. As Alberta’s 15th premier, Dave devoted the last 17 years in public service in several key ministerial portfolios, as well as serving as Government House Leader for 16 years.
Dentons Poland Startup Program
Dentons Poland Startup Program is targeted at young Polish entrepreneurs in the new technologies sector. The uniqueness of the program is demonstrated by the way it operates, in that the participants are offered support individually tailored to their requirements and capabilities, while at the same time having access to the resources of a major global law firm.
Dentons adds Health Care Policy Advisor in Washington DC
Dentons announced that Jenifer Healy joined its Public Policy and Regulation practice as a senior managing director. Healy has focused her robust Capitol Hill experience on national and global health care initiatives, most recently serving as Health Counsel to Senator Bob Corker.
Milestone Law amending Feed-In Tariff in Ukraine
On June 4, 2015, the Ukrainian parliament adopted Draft Law on Introduction of Changes to Certain Laws of Ukraine with respect to Securing Competitive Conditions for Production of Electricity from Alternative Energy Sources, No. 2010-d of 19.05.2015.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
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David Allgood joins Dentons as Counsel
Dentons is pleased to announce that David Allgood is joining our Firm as Counsel. Based in our Toronto office, David will be working closely with our clients and internal teams across Canada and around the world.
Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan Rules on Legality of Loans Denominated in Foreign Currency
One consequence of this move was that loans granted by local banks to local customers in foreign currency became more expensive, because the Azerbaijani Manat was weakened by 25 percent. This raised a question of whether foreign currency denominated loans between Azerbaijani residents were even constitutional.
The fairness test
The use of compulsory powers by acquiring authorities to secure regeneration of their towns and cities is on the increase, and for those whose interests are subject to CPO there is almost a tacit acceptance that for sensible proposals the confirmation of a CPO is an inevitability, met equally sometimes with an arrogance by the promoting authority and developer that that will be the case.
Your brand is a cornerstone of your prosperity—but a brand is only as strong as the team protecting it. You’ve built your brand, marks and reputation into fundamental assets. Count on the global intellectual property lawyers at Dentons to defend them.
Enact a comprehensive trademark acquisition, protection and policing strategy, supported by partners with extensive experience in the dense world of intellectual property law. Monitor these key assets vigilantly and react quickly to potential discrepancies or threats. Deploy the appropriate legal remedies when challenges arise. Maximize brand value through contractual and licensing arrangements. Maintain that value through rigorous enforcement.
As the expansion of digital markets magnifies the risks to intellectual property, Dentons works continuously to preserve your vital brand elements. Our expertise addresses every aspect of trademark strategy, including:
The Canadian government recently introduced a Bill which contained the most significant changes to Canada's trademark laws in modern history. Due to the fact that the revisions were contained in an omnibus Budget Implementation Bill (Bill C-31, Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1), they were introduced without consultation and passed despite serious concerns from intellectual property lawyers and businesses over their potential impact. Read more
This summer there have already been two major updates to the UAE Trade Mark Office (TMO) practice. Read more
Trademarks are a vital IP tool for every business. In this overview, counsel Alison Carlson provides an end-to-end overview of trademarks—how to obtain, use, manage and defend them to maximize your business' brand without breaking the bank. Read more
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Global law firm Dentons represented Bayer Healthcare under civil and criminal law in connection with the complex “Pillendienst” case. The defendants in this procedure, among them Matthias M., considered to be one of the founders of the “Pillendienst”, were accused of criminal trademark infringement, criminal offences under the Medicinal Products Act and conspiracy to defraud. Read more
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