New Hungarian Civil Code: Exemplary Damages for the Violation of Privacy Rights

The New Hungarian Civil Code (Act V of 2013) entered into force by 15 March 2014 introducing significant changes relating to the compensation for violations of data subject rights in Hungary. In case of harm in personal rights caused to Continue reading New Hungarian Civil Code: Exemplary Damages for the Violation of Privacy Rights

HIPO Warns Patent Applicants of Data Breach

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) has recently disclosed that parts of its IT systems were breached (namely the E-Register application, the electronic register of Hungarian industrial property applications) as a result of which several unpublished patent documents may have Continue reading HIPO Warns Patent Applicants of Data Breach