Mondaq Europe: Intellectual Property
Wolf Theiss
Trademarks do not need to be capable of graphic representation in the trademark register.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
A new EU Copyright Directive is being proposed which could have important implications for commercial online platforms
Gowling WLG
In a trademark battle between Apple Inc and Pear Technologies Ltd (a company registered in Macau), the EU's General Court has rejected Apple's case that apples and pears are similar.
Van Bael & Bellis
The infringement lasted from 1 January 2014 to 31 October 2017.
Foley Hoag LLP
On January 11, 2019, the Cancellation Division of the European Union Intellectual Property Office ("EUIPO") rendered a surprising decision that revoked in its entirety ...
J A Kemp
On 28 May 2018 the European Commission published a proposal for a change in the law (see discussion here and here) ...
Jones Day
French Decree No. 2018-1126, which is intended to enhance the protection of documents containing confidential information, became effective following publication in the Official Journal.
Looking forward to joining my fellow panelists for the "Patent Challenges in the Pharma Industry" ...
SKW Schwarz
Amazon darf bei der Suche nach bestimmten Markenprodukten – auch wenn diese nicht über Amazon vertrieben werden - Alternativprodukte anderer Hersteller auflisten, solange deutlich kenntlich gemacht ist, ...
SKW Schwarz
The decision of January 11, 2019 caused lots of media attention.
KCG Partners Law Firm
2018. október 31-én nyújtotta be a Kormány az Országgyűlés részére a T/3293. számú törvényjavaslatot, mely bizonyos törvényeknek az építészeti alkotásokra, műszaki létesítményekre és azok terveire vonatkozó szerzői jogi ...
Arthur Cox
Has McDonald's used the BIG MAC trade mark in Europe since 2017?
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys
NSA ukróciło nękanie właścicieli znaków towarowych niezasadnymi wnioskami o ich wygaszenie.
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys
The NSA has curtailed the harassment of right holders through unjustified applications to revoke their trademarks.
Gorodissky & Partners
As a general rule, under the Russian Law, the name of a country and a year would be considered non-protectable as a trade mark but in exceptional cases registrations are possible, necessary and effective.
Gorodissky & Partners
The latest market needs contribute to the developments in trademark practice.
Moroğlu Arseven
The World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO") has released 2018 World Intellectual Property Indicators Report ("Report")
Moroğlu Arseven
The applicant can also submit an opinion in response to the notified report.
J A Kemp
The central issue when seeking restoration or re-establishment of rights in many countries is establishing that due care was taken.
J A Kemp
Re-establishment of rights under Article 122 EPC may be used to recover rights lost as a result of missing a deadline set by the European Patent Office.
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CIPA conference was organized at ITC Maurya in New Delhi on 15th November, 2018. The conference related to the Intellectual Property Rights and promoted IP practices in United Kingdom (UK),
SKW Schwarz
Since May 25, 2018 at the latest, the question has arisen as to whether the new data protection provisions must be observed for a wide variety of digital applications/processes.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Content uploaded on to the Internet by users (e.g., music, videos, literature, photos, streaming of live events such as gaming and concerts – so-called "user-generated content") has spawned a series of legal cases in Europe.
J A Kemp
2018 has been a year of increased productivity for at least those Boards of Appeal that cover software inventions (Boards 3.5.01 and 3.5.03 to 3.5.06).
Haseltine Lake LLP
A word of warning: the UKIPO and IPEC can remove the cost cap where they feel the circumstances warrant it, particularly if a party acts very unreasonably.
Haseltine Lake LLP
This case highlights the potentially far-reaching effects of the Actavis decision.
Haseltine Lake LLP
On 1 February 2019 the UK IPO issued a notice that brings welcome news for biotech innovators wanting to use the services of the UK IPO.
Marks & Clerk
With investment announcements coming thick and fast, and testing taking place on ever more roads, might 2019 be the year of the self-driving vehicle (SDV)?
Marks & Clerk
On 7 January 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") published two guidance notes on its practice for examining subject matter eligibility and clarity of claims for computer implemented inventions.
Gorodissky & Partners
As a general rule, under the Russian Law, the name of a country and a year would be considered non-protectable as a trade mark but in exceptional cases registrations are possible, necessary and effective.
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