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Record high activity within M&A – Christina Kokko interviewed in Dagens Industri

After several red-hot years, expectations were that there would be a decline in activity. Instead, in an interview in Dagens Industri, Vinge’s Christina Kokko describes an M&A market which is hotter than ever. 

February 10, 2019 About the firm
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Vinge awarded prestigious IP awards

Vinge’s IP practice group has won two awards at the IAM/WTR Global IP Awards. Vinge was awarded both Swedish Patent Litigation Firm of the Year and Swedish Trademark Litigation Firm of the Year.

January 29, 2019 About the firm Awards
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Brexit requires extensive preparations by Swedish companies

Swedish companies with any form of exposure to the UK will be affected by Brexit. How an individual company is affected is dependent upon the company’s operational area.

January 24, 2019 Brexit
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The Patent and Market Court of Appeal holds that Crisp Rolls is not deemed to constitute an infringement of the trademark KRISPROLLS

Since the 1990s, Pågen has held the trademark KRISPROLLS registered for crisp rolls. When Danish Bisca launched crisp rolls on the Swedish market under the trademark CRISP ROLLS Pågen reacted and wanted to stop the mark. 

January 21, 2019
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Is the UK Attorney General’s legal advice regarding the backstop correct?

James Hope, partner and head of Vinge’s Dispute Resolution practice group in Stockholm as well as a Solicitor Advocate, provides an analysis of the latest turn of events concerning Brexit in an article written in English. What implications are there for the withdrawal agreement that the Attorney General’s advice was wrong?  

December 28, 2018 Brexit
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Administrative Court Judgment – Shareholders of private equity funds are taxed according to capital income

On 20 November 2018, the Stockholm Administrative Court decided that dividends to eleven persons who indirectly owned units in the private equity firms Valedo Fund I AB and Valedo Fund II AB, shall only be taxed in the capital income tax category.

December 10, 2018
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Insurance services in Sweden – a summary

Vinge’s insurance team has written a brief summary of some of the main features of the Swedish regulations affecting foreign insurers with existing or contemplated business activities in Sweden.

November 30, 2018
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Vinge tops IFLR’s rankings

Vinge has distinguished itself this year once again in the IFLR’s “Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms”, which is an annual ranking of the World’s leading law firms.

November 08, 2018 About the firm
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Vinge engages Carl Wetter as Senior Advisor

Carl Wetter, one of the Nordic region’s most experienced lawyers within EU and competition law, is joining Vinge as a Senior Advisor.

October 18, 2018 About the firm
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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) clarifies what proof is required in order to demonstrate ”acquisition of a distinctive character”of a trade mark

For more than ten years, Nestlé has fought to maintain its EU trademark registration of the three-dimensional mark, which consists of four trapezoidal chocolate bars aligned on a rectangular base, i.e. Nestlé’s “Kit Kat” product.

September 11, 2018
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IP rights after Brexit – the view of the UK Government

In light of the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU, on 12 July this year the British Government published “The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union” (the “White Book”). The publication is the first of its kind and shows how the UK views its new relationship with the EU after Brexit.

August 08, 2018 Brexit
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Vinge top-ranked within intellectual property law

IAM Patent 1000 recently released its rankings for 2018 and Vinge is top-ranked within the categories of transactions and dispute resolution.

June 28, 2018 About the firm Awards
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Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers

For the sixth time – and the fifth time in a row – Vinge won the award as the law firm in Sweden which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality initiatives. The award was presented on 14 June in London at the European Women in Business Law Awards. In addition, three of Vinge’s partners were also named as IFLR1000 Women Leaders. 

June 15, 2018 About the firm Awards
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Vinge member of the UN Global Compact

In February this year, Vinge became a member of the UN Global Compact, a UN framework which gathers more than 9000 companies and organizations globally around ten principles concerning respect for human rights, employee rights, the environment and anti‑corruption

March 23, 2018 About the firm
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New IP award to Vinge

At a ceremony held in London on Thursday, 8 March, Vinge was awarded the prestigious award Sweden Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year 2018.

March 09, 2018 About the firm Awards
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