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The Debate Continues

Kathleen Gutman

in The Constitutional Foundations of European Contract Law: A Comparative Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698301
eISBN:
9780191748882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698301.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 6 outlines the ongoing activities taking place in the debate about European contract law and their bearing on the constitutional dimensions of European contract law. These activities comprise ... More


Procurement Linkages and the 2003 Legislative Reforms: a Modus Vivendi in Sight?

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

Chapter 12 and 13 showed that significant developments affected the political and legal context of public procurement linkages from the early 1990s. Chapter 13 showed how some Member States revised ... More


The re-medicalisation of later life

Robin Means

in Critical perspectives on ageing societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348906
eISBN:
9781447302001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348906.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter draws on both historical and contemporary perspectives to highlight the ways in which present government policies are creating a re-medicalisation of later life that is to the detriment ... More


Labour Ends Legal Aid as We Know It

RICHARD L. ABEL

in English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Labour had equivocated on legal aid. As shadow Home Secretary, Tony Blair declared that any attempt to slash the legal aid budget would be disastrous for the legal system and for the many ordinary ... More


Historical Introduction

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Interest in an EU-wide design law dates back to the origins of the European Union. Realizing that early dream, however, has taken many decades. This chapter provides a brief overview of the ... More


Introduction To Strict Product Liability

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The adoption of the strict liability scheme for defective products by the European Union Product Liability Directive, and its subsequent transposition through Pt 1 of the Consumer Protection Act ... More


Definitions

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Regulation establishes on an EU-wide basis two distinct design rights: Much of the law relating to design rights applies to both of the above, and to national (and Benelux) registered designs ... More


Greece: the quest for national welfare expansion through more social Europe

Theodoros Sakellaropoulos

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyses and explains Greece's official response to the EU's evolving social policy. Understanding this response requires a careful consideration of the four important factors that ... More


Prior Designs

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Article 4 of the Regulation provides that ‘a design shall be protected by a Community design to the extent that it is new and has individual character’. Both novelty and individual character are ... More


Causation, Remoteness of Damage, and Defences

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

One of the most important and complex elements in many product liability actions is the establishment of a causative link between the allegedly defective product and the relevant damage. Indeed, ... More


RCDs

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Article 12 of the Regulation provides for the registration of RCDs. Upon registration by the Office, a design which meets the requirements under Section 1 of Title II of the Regulation is ... More


Exclusions from Protection

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Not every feature of a product can be protected by design rights within the European Union. The Regulation and Directive expressly exclude from design protection: This chapter deals with each in ... More


Statutory Defences to Liability

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Section 4 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 provides a number of defences to liability which mirror those provided by Article 7 of Council Directive 85/374/EEC (the Product Liability Directive). ... More


Unregistered Community Designs

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

One of the industry sectors most vocal during debates about European Union intervention in design rights was the fashion industry, commercially important in a number of European Union member ... More


Implications for Business

John MacDonald and Ross Crail (eds)

in Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information: Third Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198724452
eISBN:
9780191927478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724452.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 16 outlines the opportunities and risks for business posed by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, drawing on an essay by former Information Commissioner Richard Thomas in 2000 and the ... More


Individual Character

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In addition to being ‘new’, a valid Community design (registered or unregistered) or a national or Benelux registered design must also have ‘individual character’.


Defences to Infringement

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

If infringement of a Community design (registered or unregistered) or a national (or Benelux) registered design has been established, there are only a few defences of which a defendant might avail ... More


Novelty

David Stone

in European Union Design Law: A Practitioners' Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719298
eISBN:
9780191927409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719298.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Registered and unregistered Community designs and national and Benelux registered designs are protected to the extent that they are new and have individual character. This chapter considers ... More


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