On the 4th of October, European Information Society Institute filled a complaint (in Slovak bellow) to General Prosecution of the Slovak Republic (Generálna prokuratúra SR) concerning unconstitutionality of the data retention law in Slovakia. It has now two months to scrutinize the complaint and thoroughly assess whether to file a complaint to the Constitutional Court
Huťko is happy to announce the existence of the first domain name ruling rendered by Supreme Court of Slovak republic (Najvyšší Súd SR). It is a usual trademark dispute with really unusually filed action. Huťko apologize for not attaching decision itself (3 Obo 197/06), but the Supreme Court decided to sent him only paper version.
Slovak top level domain name registry SK-NIC has launched small consultation on new general terms and conditions that are part of every domain name contract in the ccTLD .sk. (the current ones here). These provisions should be subject to discussion by respective Commission in a few forthcoming days. European Information Society Institute – EISI together
Huťko would like to drawn attention of his Slovak/Czech speaking audience to the legislative intent of Electronic Public Administration Act which is available at the website of the Ministry of Justice. Legislative intent is currently in the intra-department comment procedure until the end of July 2010. If you are in charge of any state power
I´m sure everybody heard of European Copyright Code (ECC) being published last week. Exceptional European intellectual property scholars participated at this work. Hence the ECC is neat, precise and inspiring altogether. I would like to focus on the Limitations part of it in this post. More specifically on the Article 5.5 “Further Limitations”. Any other
I have to say, i almost hated this piece before today´s final submitting. I guess it´s a usual experience of each author, isn´t it ? So, for all of you my folks interested in copyright limitations and exception from Czech and Slovak perspective (mostly), please refer to my thesis The legal aspects of search engines.
As I previously reported yet in 2009, new Slovak trademark law have entered into the force on the 1st of January. According to explanatory report to new Trademark Act No. 506/2009, one of the embodied changes is the replacement of term ‘interchangeability’ by ‘similarity’. This was done by copying and pasting trademark directive (hereinafter as
Ministry of Health proposed new copyright exception within it´s eHealth reform, which my friend Mico pointed out to me. Even though it bears just a few words, it opens up numerous copyright problems. According to proposed law each publisher of work in the field of medical and health sciences have a duty to provide National