Mobile World Congress cancelled

The GSMA has announced that the 2020 Mobile World Congress, due to be held in Barcelona at the end of February, is cancelled due to “global concern regarding the coronavirus outbreak”. The GSMA’s statement can be read here. Accordingly, Preiskel & Co regrets to announce that its drinks reception in Barcelona is also cancelled. Please…

EasyGroup Ltd v EasyFly S.A. & Ors [2020] EWHC 40 (Ch)

Preiskel & Co’s client Empresa Aérea de Servicios y Facilitación Logística Integral (“EasyFly”), a Colombian airline, succeeded in setting aside an order made to serve proceedings out of the jurisdiction in Colombia in an IP claim brought by easyGroup Ltd, which owns the IP rights employed by the well-known UK-based airline easyJet. easyGroup sought to…

Booking.com to change practice to ensure compliance with EU legislation

The European Commission has reported that Booking.com has committed to change the way in which it presents offers, discounts and prices to consumers in order to comply with EU consumer protections. The commitment comes after discussions between the European Commission, national consumer authorities, and Booking.com. The commitments should be put into practice by 16 June…

Tim Cowen quoted in Financial Times discussing Labour’s British Broadband proposals

Preiskel & Co Partner, Tim Cowen, has been quoted in the Financial Times discussing the Labour Party’s proposals for universal free consumer broadband. The article, an interesting analysis of the proposal for the nationalisation of certain telecommunications infrastructure in the UK, quotes Tim discussing the difficulties that might be encountered in the implementation of Labour’s proposals.…

Preiskel & Co EECC (European Electronic Communications Code) Chapter published in ICLG Telecoms, Media & Internet 2020

We are delighted to announce that Danny Preiskel’s Chapter on the new EECC (European Electronic Communications Code) has been published in the International Comparative Legal Guide’s Telecoms, Media & Internet 2020. Danny authored the UK Chapter in this fascinating ICLG practitioner’s guide. His EECC Chapter can be read here. Please contact Danny if you have…