Bavarian DPA finds data transfers to US-based email marketing platform unlawful

The Bavarian Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently ruled that a German publisher should cease using a US-based email marketing platform to send newsletters to its subscribers. The Bavarian DPA found that transfers of email addresses…

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EDPB responds to questions on processing health data

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently responded to questions submitted by the EU Commission seeking clarification on the consistent application of the GDPR to health research. The responses cover 21 questions and provide clarity…

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DPC publishes Annual Report for 2020

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published its Annual Report for 2020. The Report looks back on the span of regulatory work completed by the DPC over the past year, and reveals some interesting trends…

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Unified Patent Court- What is happening?

The UPC has faced continuous obstacles delaying its implementation. As matters stand, 15 contracting Member States have already ratified, including France and Italy. Once German ratification is complete it is anticipated that the final steps could…

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Impact of Brexit on IP law

On 1 January 2021, the Trade and Co-operation Agreement (TCA) came into force and the general principles of EU law, existing EU treaties and EU free movement rights ceased to apply in the UK, after…

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EU Payment publishes draft UK adequacy choices

The EU Payment looks readied to embrace two competence choices in favour of the UK, which will allow services to remain to freely transfer personal data from the EU/EEA to the UK. On 19 February…

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