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BGH: Golden color of chocolate bunny enjoys trademark protection

BGH: Golden color of chocolate bunny enjoys trademark protection The Bundesgerichtshof (BGH) – Germany“s Federal Supreme Court – ruled on July 29, 2021 that the shade of gold used by a particular manufacturer for its chocolate bunnies enjoys trademark protection (case no.: I ZR 139/20). The manufacturer“s chocolate bunny wrapped in golden foil has been a staple on supermarket shelves in the weeks leading up to Easter for decades and is well recognized by consumers. A survey conducted by the manufacturer found that 70 percent of respondents associate the golden…

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End to the suspension of the duty to file for insolvency

End to the suspension of the duty to file for insolvency With the suspension of the duty to file for insolvency having been lifted in late April, businesses facing imminent insolvency are once again required to file for insolvency as soon as possible. The duty to file for insolvency was suspended in March of 2020 to prevent a wave of insolvencies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This suspension was later extended a number of times – subject to restrictions – until April 30, 2021, with the coalition partners…

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OLG Karlsruhe rules on business closure insurance provider“s liability for closures related to COVID-19

OLG Karlsruhe rules on business closure insurance provider“s liability for closures related to COVID-19 In a ruling of June 30, 2021, the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Karlsruhe – the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe – found a provider of business closure insurance liable to pay out in response to a closure related to COVID-19 (ref.: 12 U 4/21). In order to stem the spread of the coronavirus, restaurants and hotels have at times been forced to close by the authorities. Whether the provider of business closure insurance is liable to pay out…

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WIZZ Air and BER: W66114 or a pathetic scandal at Christmas time

„If one makes a journey, then he can experience something“, so a winged saying goes, to this one would have to add, „but woe he flies with the Hungarian breakdown airline WIZZ Air from the scandal airport BER“, then he can not only experience something, but then he will find out that the combination WIZZ Air and BER becomes a nightmare! For weeks, there have been massive and shameful delays in flights with WIZZ Air from the German capital Berlin to the Ukrainian capital Kiev. While on 22 December 2021…

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Climate is saved. UN-SDG-13 done. Thanks to astronomy

The climate is saved! UN-SDG-13 done. The salvation comes from astronomy. Because: Capital fails. Acting for the climate, the 13th Sustainable Development Goal of the United Nations – UN-SDG 13 The climate is saved! The salvation comes from astronomy. Because: Capital fails. The climate is saved … . The failure of capital, however, is currently only an „optical illusion“: that of e.g. the „view“ of the climate activists. Before the weather-climate hurricanes can be stopped, the capital-climate water vortices must be relativized. Capital „climate“ (mood) has become increasingly harsh. And…

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Equality: 75 years an UN-goal; 5 years an 17-UN-SDGsgoal

But what a miserable failure: equality is still missing – and it is not the only thing missing, lamentably … Equality: Sustainable Development Goal No. 5 of the 17 UN SDGs Agenda 2030 … As well, with their 5th Goal*² the UN fails with its push for the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda*1: Equal rights for men, women and divers. 1. Germany 1945 Enactment of the German Basic Law. The equality of men and women is in Article 3.2., that of Miscellaneous in 3.3.* 1957 Law on the equality…

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Josip Heit: The Day Against Poverty is a mandate for action

Hunger and poverty are a reality for millions of people around the world – every day. To draw attention to this humanitarian catastrophe, the United Nations has created two international days: World Food Day on 16 October and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October. On Sunday 17 October 2021, the humanity of our planet thus once again celebrated „Day Against Poverty“, which according to the Chairman of the Bord of GSB Group is ostensibly one thing: „A mandate to act!“ The World Day to Overcome…

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Legal Group UK: Opening the Door to Affordable Legal Help

Navigating the Legal System From trying to understand legal jargon to dealing with huge amounts of paperwork, it can be a huge headache. www.legalgroupuk.com is going to close the gap between affordable legal help and expert advice and assistance. No one should lose out on legal information that could benefit them. We provide free infographics, How-To guides and helpful articles which provide straightforward information on common legal issues and queries. Affordable Help – Accessible to All „Intestacy“ or „Lifetime Trust“ are some common terms in Estate Planning – but what…

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FTI Touristik Flight 6Y601: Passengers demand withdrawal of landing rights for Latvian low-cost airline SmartLynx

In the summer of 2021, the renowned Swiss newspaper „Blick“ headlined about the Latvian low-cost airline SmartLynx: „Latvian breakdown airline says sorry“ and „Latvian scandal airline SmartLynx asks passengers for forgiveness“ (this cannot and should not be evaluated here), but what SmartLynx did on the FTI Touristik GmbH flight 6Y601 on 09. October 2021, from Berlin to Hurghada in Egypt, leaves passengers demanding: „this scandalous airline should immediately be deprived of landing rights in the Federal Republic of Germany, this airline is a danger to life and limb of FTI…

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All People Are Wise. Really?!

UN-SDG goal 4: equitable quality education: NOT ACHIEVED All people are wise. Wisdom. According to Wikipedia, wisdom testifies to mental agility and independence: it enables its wearer to systematically think („a wise insight“, „a wise decision“, „a wise judgment“), to say („a wise word“, „a wise advice“) or to do / or not to do … things („a wise behavior“) that prove to be meaningful in the given situation. Because of this SUSTAINABLE meaningfulness, we would have wished that the 4th Goal*² of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United…

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