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Facilitating patent applications:  no formal requirements for transfer of priority rights

Facilitating patent applications: no formal requirements for transfer of priority rights
19/08/2019

Recently the Court of Appeal of The Hague handed down an important decision on the issue of the transfer of priority rights under the European Patent Convention ("EPC"), which is a first in the Netherlands.

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Cloud computing infrastructure

Cloud computing infrastructure
28/05/2019

On 27 March 2019, the CSSF issued Circular 19/714 ("Circular") which amends CSSF Circular 17/654   on IT outsourcing relying on a cloud computing infrastructure (CSSF Circular 17/654 as amended by the Circular is referred to as the "Cloud Computing Circular").

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Les PropTech ont le vent en poupe mais ne sont pas dispensées du RGPD

Les PropTech ont le vent en poupe mais ne sont pas dispensées du RGPD
16/04/2019

La PropTech se définit comme la transformation du secteur de l’immobilier via des startups aux solutions innovantes (big data, objects connectés, dématérialisation, VR etc..

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 GDPR: CNPD Releases Black List of Processing Operations Subject to a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

GDPR: CNPD Releases Black List of Processing Operations Subject to a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
25/03/2019

Further to Article 35(4) and (6) GDPR, the competent supervisory authority, i.e. the CNPD in Luxembourg, must establish a list of the types of processing operations which are likely to result in a high risk for the rights and freedoms of data subjects

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Consequences of Brexit in the sphere of international data transfers

Consequences of Brexit in the sphere of international data transfers
05/03/2019

The National Commission for Data Protection (“Commission nationale pour la protection des données”, or “CNPD”) recently published a report on the consequences of Brexit in the sphere of international data transfers. 

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La technologie Blockchain à l’aune du RGPD

La technologie Blockchain à l’aune du RGPD
08/02/2019

Lors d’un panel qui s’est récemment tenu à Luxembourg sur le thème de l’art et de la finance, il a été l’occasion de revenir sur les mesures qui doivent être prises lorsque la Blockchain est utilisée pour un traitement de données personnelles.

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Happy World Privacy Day 2019!

Happy World Privacy Day 2019!
04/02/2019

The CNPD (Commission Nationale pour la Protection des données, or “CNPD”) has, until now, adopted a cooperative approach with the entities requesting guidance and has, in particular, met representatives of important sectors in Luxembourg.

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Brexit and broadcasting: Luxembourg as the ideal gateway to provide audiovisual media services throughout the EU (without a major impact on operations in the UK!)

Brexit and broadcasting: Luxembourg as the ideal gateway to provide audiovisual media services throughout the EU (without a major impact on operations in the UK!)
23/01/2019

Since the UK Parliament has rejected the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK on 15 January 2019, a so-called "no deal" scenario becomes a bit more likely.

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Update on the Implementation of Directive on Trade Secrets

Update on the Implementation of Directive on Trade Secrets
18/01/2019

Business secrets have long been poorly protected and difficult to defend compared to intellectual property rights (including patents, copyrights and trademarks). 

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Protection des données à caractère personnel et surveillance des salariés

Protection des données à caractère personnel et surveillance des salariés
05/12/2018

Depuis le 25 mai 2018, le Règlement (UE) 2016/679 du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 27 avril 2016 relatif à la protection des personnes physiques à l'égard du traitement des données à caractère personnel et à la libre circulation de ces données, 

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