WEEE and ElektroG: Marketplaces check registration as of 1 July
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From 01.07.2023, marketplaces must check your WEEE registration with the EAR foundation - If your electrical equipment is not properly registered, marketplaces may not allow you to offer it.



Decision of the district court in Dessau-Roßlau regarding the ElektroG: penalty of 22,500 Euros

Recently a decision of the district court in Dessau-Roßlau was published (EUWID Ref No 35 dated 25.08.2009, p. 7) maintaining a penalty amounting to 22,500 Euros on the part of a…

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Brand description "no brand" is no longer accepted

With immediate effect, the "EAR" foundation will not be going ahead with any brand registration for producers or equipment under the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act with…

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Registration Obligation/Brand-Related Issues

The growing number of legal disputes occurring on the market for some time now - both under the law on competition, and associated with the pursuit by the UBA (Federal…

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Mole deterrent equipment is classified as entertainment electronics

As the corresponding electrical equipment for deterring moles etc. gives off sounds, it is classified under the equipment type "entertainment electronics" according to the latest…

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