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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Iceland's Trade Name Dispute Heats Up

Last week, the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SA Business Iceland and Promote Iceland embarked on a challenge to revoke Iceland Foods’ trade mark for the word ICELAND at the European Union Intellectual Property office in Alicante.  They argue that no one company should have exclusive use of the name.

The company’s trade mark grants it an EU wide monopoly over the use of the word “Iceland” in association with promoting certain goods and services since it was registered on 9 December 2014.  These products and services encompass a wide range of food and drink categori

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ISO 370001: How You Should Prepare for Certification – Leadership and Top Level Commitment

The long-awaited international standard for anti-bribery management systems was published last month. The standard acts as a step by step guide for all types of businesses on how to develop an anti-bribery management system, from the initial risk assessment stage through to implementation, audit and review and improvement.

In our last update we looked at risk assessment and planning requirements.

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