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Data Protection Act In Hungary
The Hungarian Parliament enacted Act no CXII of 2011 on Information Rights and the Freedom of Information ("New Data Protection Act"), which will replace the currently effective Act no LXIII of 1992 on the Protection of Personal Data and the Publication of Data of Public Interest ("Old Data Protection Act") from 1 January 2012.
17 Aug 2011
Employee Monitoring From The Perspective Of Hungarian Data Protection Laws
While employers oftentimes wish to monitor the behavior of their employees, which generally is a rightful intention, it is also the employees' rightful expectation for the employer to respect their privacy and personal data. In this article, we provide a brief overview of the most important rules employers must observe when monitoring their employees.
9 Jun 2011
The Restrained Interpretation Of Reputed Trade Marks In The European Court Of Justice´s Judgments In Intel And TDK Cases
In its recent judgments in the Intel and TDK cases (nos. C-252/07 and C-197/07 respectively), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) laid down the conditions under which the owner of a reputed trademark can enjoy protection that goes beyond the trademark's listed goods.
15 Sep 2009
EC Trade Mark Law In The Life Sciences Industry As Exemplified By The Case Bayern Innovativ v Ohim
This article tries to shed light on an important area of trade mark law in connection with a decision recently handed down by the European Court of First Instance (the "CFI"), more specifically with respect to the complex question of similarity between marks and confusion of the public.
21 Jul 2009
"Whistle-Blowing Hotline Scheme" From The Perspective Of Hungarian Law
In this article, we briefly address the issue of whether the so-called "whistle-blowing hotline scheme", which is to be set up by a US public company in line with the provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley, may qualify in Hungary as a legal anonymous hotline that enables the employees of a US public company to denounce potential illegal activities carried on within that company.
13 Aug 2008
Inventions In Connection With Biological Material - An Abstract From The International Perspective
The issue of whether inventions in connection with biological material are capable of being protected by registrable rights has been subject to extensive controversy and continues to be so today.
9 Nov 2007
The Relationship Between the Right to Information Set Out in the Enforcement Directive and a Service Provider’s Liability Set Out in the E-Com Directive, in Light of the Transportation of the Enforcement Directive into Hungarian Law
Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (Enforcement Directive), designates a larger group of persons about whom infringers and certain contributors must provide information than does the TRIPs regulations; thus, information must be provided namely on the possessors of infringing products, the recipients of infringing services and those that have provided services to the infringer.
6 Apr 2006
Implementation of Directive on Copyright in the Information Society
The Hungarian Copyright Act (76/1999) was amended as of May 1, 2004 in order to bring it in line with EU directives. The provisions of the Directive on Copyright in the Information Society (2001/29/EC) were also incorporated into the act in the course of this amendment.
8 Mar 2005
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