The deployment of automated vehicle technologies by supporting and possibly replacing the driver in the performance of the driving task will significantly change the division of responsibilities between road users and those involved in the operation of the vehicle. In the near future a third level (SAE3[1][2]) automated driving system[3] might change the driver’s responsibilities Read more

The use of legitimate interest as the basis of processing in the Baltic states  

Lithuania  The legitimate interest, as TRINITI Lithuania legal practice shows, is one of the legitimate grounds for data processing and is used quite often in the activities of Lithuanian enterprises, but only in very specific and limited areas. Therefore, this, albeit flexible and useful legal ground for data processing, cannot be used unnecessarily. The “legitimate interest” as the basis for Read more

Estonian digital paw print in Europe

In December 2000, the Digital Signatures Act entered into force in Estonia. In less than two years, the first contract was concluded by using digital signature and soon electronic identification and digital signatures became part of daily life of Estonian people. When visiting other countries, we allowed ourselves an occasional smirk when looking how natives Read more

How to protect a trademark in China?

Imagine a situation: you are registering a trademark, being used by you for a long time in many countries of the world, in China and … your application is rejected because your trademark has already been registered before in China, not on your behalf. Read more

Your heirs are entitled to your payment for leave

In the joint cases of 6 November 2018 No. C-569/16 and C-570/16 the CJEU ruled that if the employment relationships cease as a result of the death of the employee, the compensation for the unused annual leave shall not be extinguished and shall be inherited.  This judgment must be applied even where the provisions of Read more

Cryptocurrency disputes have reached the courts

How and why to make a distinction between crypto coins and crypto tokens? It is a question increasingly addressed to legal advisers. The lawyers of TRINITI Finance, Intellectual Property and IT Law teams advise their customers namely in these areas. Read more

Your back door is safe

The scope of compulsory motor insurance coverage will be even broader as it will include not only damages caused by the driver of the vehicle, but also the damages caused by its passengers and even if the vehicles were not moving at the time of the accident. Read more