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Food Union protects its valued trademark – A specific tone of or...

by Brigita Tērauda, Partner, Latvia

On March 10, 2021 the Riga Regional Court (hereinafter, the “Court”), handed down its judgment in one of most interesting trademark disputes in Latvia in recent years. The dispute concerned the colour trademark (a specific tone of orange) owned by...

Riga Plaza transaction Shortlisted for the 2020 CEE Deals of the Year ...

by Charles Clarke, Expert Counsel, Latvia

VILGERTS is proud to announce, on March 4, 2021 the Riga Plaza Shopping Mall transaction (in which VILGERTS acted for the buyer) is shortlisted for the 2020 CEE Deals of the Year Awards. In December 2020, Summus Capital OU and...

Gints Vilgerts invited as juror for 2020 CEE Deal of the Year Awards

by Gints Vilgerts, Managing Partner, Latvia

Gints Vilgerts has been selected as a juror for the 2020 CEE Deals of the Year Awards — the most prestigious and sought-after peer-selected awards for the legal industry in Central and Eastern Europe. The CEE Deals of the Year...

State aid Temporary Framework: EU Commission approves extending and ex...

by Charles Clarke, Expert Counsel, Latvia

On 28 January 2021, the European Commission announced its decision to extend the validity of State aid Temporary Framework rules, as well as the previous scope to assist the European bloc in its fight against the ongoing economic strains caused...

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