Claude Micallef Grimaud is a Senior Associate at Mamo TCV Advocates having first joined the firm in June 2008. His main area of practice includes advising and acting as counsel for foreign and local clients in all intellectual property matters (particularly Copyright cases, Anti-Counterfeiting actions and Trademark issues) including litigation, contract negotiation and drafting, registration procedures and licensing/franchising matters.

Claude also acts as lead counsel in all matters relating to privacy and data protection and represents numerous international (and local) entities in such matters.

Claude’s other specialist areas include all matters relating to Media law, Information Technology law, EU law, Contract law and Tort law the latter being a subject he also lectures at the University of Malta. Claude has published a number of academic articles both locally as well as abroad. Claude is also an examiner and supervisor of Doctor of Laws theses and Research Projects at the University of Malta.

Claude also acts as counsel for clients in general civil and commercial matters.

Mamo TCV Participates in Malta EU Presidency Conference on IPR Enforcement

Mamo TCV Participates in Malta EU Presidency Conference on IPR Enforcement
On 2nd March 2017, an international conference on IPR enforcement was held at the Corinthia Hotel in St. George's Bay, St Julian's, Malta. The conference was organised by the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council, Malta Customs and the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights (EUIPO). A number of prominent representatives from various institutions and bodies participated in the event (including the European Commission, UNIFAB, the EUIPO, INTA as well as the US attache' to the EU). Mamo TCV Advocates was represented by Dr. Claude Micalle...
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The ‘eIDAS’ Regulation & its Effect on Maltese Electronic Commerce Law

The ‘eIDAS’ Regulation & its Effect on Maltese Electronic Commerce Law
On 1st July 2016, Regulation No. 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market ('eIDAS Regulation') took effect in Malta. The Regulation was transposed into Maltese law by means of Act XXXV of 2016. All existing Maltese provisions that were inconsistent with the eIDAS Regulation have been amended or repealed. This article seeks to describe the main features of the eIDAS Regulation (regulating, inter alia, electronic signatures, electronic seals and electronic time stamps), and more importantly, to offer...
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Legal Implications of Cloud Technology

Legal Implications of Cloud Technology
Dr. Claude Micallef-Grimaud recently spoke on behalf of Microsoft Corporation ('Microsoft') at a half-day public seminar organised by the Malta IT Law Association (MITLA) on the topic of 'trust in cloud technology'. The event took place on 12th December 2016 at SmartCity Malta (SCM). Throughout his presentation, Dr. Micallef-Grimaud used Microsoft itself as a case-study to analyze what certain cloud service providers do to earn public trust in modern technology like 'the cloud'. The main point that he raised was that if people don't trust new technology, they simp...
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Damages in Maltese Intellectual Property Cases: A Brief Look at Article 12 of Chapter 488 of the Laws of Malta

Damages in Maltese Intellectual Property Cases: A Brief Look at Article 12 of Chapter 488 of the Laws of Malta
IntroductionThe Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (Regulation) Act, 2006 [​1] came into effect at the end of 2006 [2] and fully implements the provisions of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (the Directive). It is fair to say that Maltese practitioners took some time getting used to the broad implications of Chapter 488. It is also fair to say that even the Maltese Courts themselves initially seemed to exhibit trepidation in granting some of the...
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