StepStone lleva a Monster a los tribunales en Alemania

Me han hecho llegar la nota de prensa donde StepStone explica que han presentado una queja ante el Landgericht Hamburg (Tribunal de Justicia de Hamburgo) por el mensaje que Monster está lanzando acerca de su liderazgo mundial.

Según StepStone, Monster no puede demostrar con datos objetivos su liderazgo.

Following legal challenges from European online recruitment specialist, StepStone, claims made by the online recruitment site Monster have been found to be illegal by courts in Germany.

In the most recent action, Monster has been unable to substantiate its claim to be the largest worldwide career network to the German courts and hence is no longer allowed to repeat this claim in Germany. The ruling followed a complaint made by StepStone that Monster’s leadership claims could not be evidenced against objective criteria. The Landgericht Hamburg pronounced its first instance judgement last week, following Monster’s admission of StepStone’s complaint. The judgement is subject to a possible appeal to a court of second instance.

Previously, in April this year, StepStone successfully won a separate ruling relating to earlier unfair claims made by Monster in Germany. Under the preliminary injunction granted at that time, Monster was not allowed to repeat certain misleading statements about its reach based on misuse of market research data published by Nielsen. This preliminary judgement was confirmed in a first instance judgement on 3rd November 2005 which is subject to a possible appeal to second instance courts.
Fuente: StepStone