Last summer, in the middle of the summer holiday season, the Fipronil scandal was revealed. The scandal received lots of attention and the egg shelfs in the supermarkets looked scarily empty for weeks in a row. Uncertain times for poultry farmers and... - Read more
Esprit’s design department had clearly forgotten that the whole point about a design department is that it designs … An identical copy of a Scoth & Soda fleece jacket left Esprit’s drawing table and appeared on the European market.... - Read more
What’s in a name? Some years back, the dairy industry did a lot of lobbying in Brussels. Dairy names like milk, cheese and butter are protected designations. Milk may only be called milk if it is obtained from the udders of an animal: hence... - Read more
02 October 2017 | A family business’s trade name: the son then sets up his own firm. What happens next?
Recognise this situation? A family business has been running for a while under the family name. One of the sons then starts a similar business elsewhere on his own account, again using the family name in one way or another. So what should happen? In these... - Read more