GDPR shows its teeth against Twitter ($500,000 teeth), but does it go far enough?

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has made its first binding decision over a fine against Twitter for breach of GDPR by Twitter pursuant to its powers under Article 65 of GDPR in its “Decision 01/2020 on the dispute arisen on the draft decision of the Irish Supervisory Authority regarding Twitter International Company under Article […]

The Essential Functions of a Trademark

What is a trade mark? The terms “trade mark” and “brand” are often used interchangeably. Both refer to a recognisable sign that denotes origin and quality. A trademark can be infringed if it is used by another without the consent from the owner. From this perspective, a trademark gives its owner a monopoly over that […]