20 January 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills warns business leaders to 'act now' on patents after news that UPC could be only eight months away
Responding to the news that Austria has now ratified the Protocol to the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement, meaning the new court could be as little as eight months away, Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Sebastian Moore says, " The stakes are high, because the UPC will have the power to order pan...
17 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Commits to Reducing Environmental Impact of Disputes by Signing Transformative Arbitration and Litigation Pledges
Herbert Smith Freehills has committed to reducing the environmental impact of disputes by signing two important industry pledges: the Green Pledge of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations (the CGA) and the Greener Litigation Pledge .
01 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills joins forces with world's leading companies and brands to support The Earthshot Prize
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has joined 13 other influential global companies and brands to form a Global Alliance, which supports and scales the innovative and ground-breaking solutions developed by the soon-to-be-announced fifteen Earthshot Prize Finalists.
02 April 2020
CJEU rules in Amazon’s favour in landmark trademark infringement case
Responding to news that the Court of Justice of the European Union has found that Amazon is not liable for unwittingly stocking trade mark infringing goods by third-party sellers, Joel Smith , Head of Intellectual Property at Herbert Smith Freehills, says:
09 December 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES LUFTHANSA GROUP ON THE SALE OF THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS OF LSG
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Lufthansa Group on the sale of the European Business of LSG Group to airline caterer gategroup. The companies also entered into long-term catering agreements for Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich hubs.
24 April 2019
Senior Competition Appointments Announced for Herbert Smith Freehills' Brussels Office
Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Kyriakos Fountoukakos to the role of Managing Partner of its Brussels office. His appointment comes as the firm also announces the promotion of Daniel Vowden to partner in Brussels and of Peter Rowland to Of Counsel, with effect from 1 May 2019.