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Baltic IP & IT Law News – October 2019

2019-10-31

COBALT Intellectual Property and Technology practice group has issued the newsletter on recent statutory and practice developments in IP, IT and data protection in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus.

In this issues:

Estonia >>

  • Estonian Supreme Court Asks the CJEU to Interpret Legality of Data Use in Criminal Proceedings
  • Estonian DPA Emphasises the Need to Update Video Surveillance Warning Signs
  • Estonia Begins to Implement the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

Latvia >>

  • Latvian Data Protection Authority Imposes Highest Penalty to Date, and Announces New Priorities
  • Court Prohibits Filming of Riga Bus Drivers
  • New Trademark Law Has Been Drafted in Latvia

Lithuania >>

  • Public Discussion Opened on New Guidelines for Data Security Measures
  • Court of Justice Rules on Cookie Consent

Belarus >>

  • Amendments to Belarusian Copyright Law
  • Step Towards Alternative Dispute Resolution in IP