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TECHNOLOGY. MEDIA
14.01.2022
Do’s and don’ts of influencer marketing

In the age of social media, it is hard to imagine the everyday life of Internet users without influencer marketing. Influencers are people with a large Internet reach, often including celebrities, who serve a specific target group with their posts and have many followers and fans; in other words, people who are also trusted. However, […]

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REAL ESTATE
12.01.2022
Federal Court of Justice: No general reduction of commercial rent during lockdown

The Twelfth Civil Senate of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) today (January 12, 2022) announced a decision (XII ZR 8/21) on the obligation of commercial tenants to pay rent in the event of Corona-related closures. According to the ruling, tenants are in principle entitled to reduce the rent in the event of pandemic-related closures, […]

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
11.01.2022
Despite reform, no change in national legislation on the fortification of foods with vitamins and minerals

Not only since the Corona pandemic have foods that promise consumers health benefits due to their ingredients enjoyed particular popularity. A conscious, healthy diet has been part of many people’s daily routine for years. If the regular diet alone does not provide enough vitamins, or if there is an increased need for example due to […]

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TECHNOLOGY. MEDIA
04.01.2022
Failure to Enable Storage of General Terms and Conditions in Online Shop Represents an Infringement of Unfair Trade and Competition Law

Not least as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sale of goods via online stores is currently experiencing a tremendous upswing. While this was previously mainly the domain of large mail order companies, more and more small and medium-sized enterprises are now expanding their sales channels to the Internet. However, various legal requirements must […]

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TECHNOLOGY. MEDIA
07.12.2021
No monetary compensation for heirs in the event of infringement of personality rights

The German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) recently ruled, in a consistent continuation and confirmation of its previous case law, that a claim for monetary compensation for violation of the general right of personality is in principle not inheritable. Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl had sued two journalists and a publishing house for publishing a […]

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TRANSPORTATION. AVIATION. LOGISTICS
26.11.2021
Coalition agreement 2021-2025 of the new government – implications for air and space traffic

The coalition agreement presented on 24 November 2021 between the governing parties SPD, BÜNDNIS90/DIE GRÜNEN and FDP provides for changes in the following points for the aerospace sector: 1.    Economy The independence of the national space programmes and the European Space Agency is to be preserved and strengthened as a national technology of the future. […]

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