LEGAL THOUGHTS

This blog contains our personal opinions on legal topics that interest us.

January 27, 2020

On January 31, 2020, the UK will leave the EU.  But, as part of its Withdrawal Bill, it agreed to a transition period until December 31, 2020.  Until the end of the transition period, the UK will still be bound by many EU rules and regulations.  Thus, EU trademarks wil...

January 20, 2020

Last year, I wrote about two cases in Oregon and Mississippi where individuals sued regulatory agencies that were attempting to stop the individuals from calling themselves an "Engineer".  The individuals won on Free Speech grounds.

On December 5, 2019, Greg Mills sued...

January 16, 2020

When I travel to other countries, I used to switch SIM cards for my mobile phone.  Finding and buying a SIM card and a prepaid plan could be a frustrating experience.  However, the Apple iPhone Xs can hold two SIMS: a eSIM and a standard SIM.  Now, when I travel, it on...

January 13, 2020

 For ice hockey fans, let's make the Schaffhausen ice hockey team great again.

January 9, 2020

A little CBD to help you sleep?  Found in Switzerland.

January 6, 2020

I know Red Bull gives you wings, but now it might also give you a crushing hangover.

January 2, 2020

A week before Christmas, EU Advocate General (AG) Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe issued his opinion in the Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Ltd, Maximillian Schrems case (Case C-311/18) finding that the EU standard contractual clauses (SCC) are valid (see lin...

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