Area of focus

Electronics and Consumer Appliances

Do you have questions about long-term compliance with consumer or product safety regulations or consumer liability risks? Questions about the privacy and cybersecurity issues raised by connected devices or questions relating to the collection, purchase, or use of personal data? Concerns about sourcing, supply chain, or...

Representative experience

Leading consumer product company on development and classification of a consumer-oriented wearable sensor and associated mobile application in multiple jurisdictions.

Global product manufacturer in putative nationwide class action alleging various fraud- and warranty-based claims relating to the design of washing machines.

U.S. retailer and global product manufacturer in putative nationwide class action alleging various fraud- and warranty-based claims relating to “refresh rate” of LED High-Definition televisions.

Product manufacturers and retailers regarding consumer and commercial product warranties, terms and conditions of sale, and/or arbitration and dispute resolution clauses.

Various manufacturers and retailers of electronics and consumer appliances on privacy and data breaches, including prelitigation advice and risk assessments.

Hogan Lovells Publications

European Product Liability Directive: Stay tuned, guidance is around the corner

It's been a year since the European Commission published its Fifth Report on the application of the European Product Liability Directive (the "Directive") and set up expert panels to...

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USPTO reiterates commitment to detect and prevent fraudulent foreign trademark applications LimeGreen IP News

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently reiterated its commitment to stemming the tide of inaccurate and fraudulent trademark applications originating primarily from China.

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Connectivity, smart technologies, and consumer data

Consumers demand connectivity and smart features for a growing range of products – from appliances to toothbrushes and even apparel.

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The legal implications of brand blanding Alert

In the trademark world, 2018 was notable for the number of well-known brands that chose to shorten and "universalize" their names, to simplify or drop their logos, or to rebrand entirely....

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Report ordered by President Trump will shape future administration action on counterfeit and pirated goods International Trade Alert

President Trump's Memorandum on Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods (memorandum) commissions a report, due 30 October 2019, requiring the collection and analysis of...

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