Mondaq Europe: Intellectual Property
Wolf Theiss
New regulations to the EU's Trade Mark Law were established with Regulation EU 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive EU 2015/2436 of the European Parliament...
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
Beautiful pieces of music are created every day all over the world.
This is an issue that European Union (EU) regulators are currently contemplating.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 21 September last, the European Commission published a position paper to the EU-27 outlining the proposed starting point for future negotiations with the UK on its withdrawal from the EU in the area of protection of IPR.
Gowling WLG
The General Court's 18 July 2017 decision in Chanel v EUIPO, case T-57/16, demonstrates that broad protection may be available for brands' monograms in Europe, in this case Chanel's intertwined "C".
Katona & Partners Attorneys at Law
According to Hungarian law, protection for pharmaceutical patents may – generally speaking - be granted in 3 different ways:
Dennemeyer Group
Im Video der aktuellen Vorlesung geht es um Themen wie den Schutz gentechnisch veränderter Pflanzen...
Gorodissky & Partners
There are no customs borders between members of the Eurasian Economic Union though each country has its own national regime of patent protection.
Gowling WLG
Much like the European Union, the EAEU is a political and economic union of five member states: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia.
Gowling WLG
On July 1, 2017 the new Law on Mirror Websites (Federal Law 156 FZ) was adopted by the State Duma.
Gowling WLG
A year after the pre-trial serving of a would-be defendant with a demand letter became mandatory in Russia, the procedure is facing further changes in relation to IP disputes.
Gorodissky & Partners
Ramon Confectionary, a famous entity in Russia, filed trade mark application number 2013705310 in respect of goods in class 30...
Clarke, Modet & Co
On 7 September, the European Commission published a document setting forth the position it will hold, in relation to industrial property (IP), during Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom
Clarke, Modet & Co
The Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention of 5 October 1961) is abolished as of 18 September.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Court of First Instance ruled in Company B's favor, holding the trademark's visual element to be secondary.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
Executive summary: if you need to refer to a third party trade mark as part of your promotional or marketing materials, make sure that such use is merely informative and not misleading.
Brodies LLP
Intellectual Property (IP) is often the most important and valuable asset of a business.
One of the most exciting aspects of a patent attorney's job is working with imaginative and ingenious inventors who come up with remarkable new inventions that we then work to protect with patents.
Media attention following last week's annual UKIP conference focused not only on the party's newly elected leader, but also its new logo.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The webpage must be accessible free of charge and must include a clear association between the product and the relevant registered design number.
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Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys at Law
Franchise agreements are vertical agreements.
Abel & Imray
At the moment, no-one can be certain about the effect of Brexit on trade marks or the transitional arrangements that will be put in place.
Erdem & Erdem Law
The fact that internet usage has become a determining factor of economy due to the expanding growth of e-commerce, disputes concerning industrial property rights in the virtual platform,...
Gowling WLG
In a landmark decision (Actavis v Eli Lilly), the UK Supreme Court has re-steered the law of patent infringement in the UK, stating that there is a doctrine of equivalents.
Gowling WLG
The UK Supreme Court's 12 July 2017 judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly is undoubtedly a landmark decision, re-steering UK law regarding patent infringement by introducing a doctrine of equivalents.
Gorodissky & Partners
Chapter 54 of the Russian Civil Code is dedicated to franchising. According to that law, the parties to a franchising contract may be any commercial entities or individual entrepreneurs.
Marks & Clerk
Intellectual Property (IP) is a barrier to market, not a licence to practice the idea. Realistically, it may not even guarantee commercial success…! However,
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations that may occur in Turkey.
Marks & Clerk
On 7 September, the EC published a position paper on intellectual property rights (including geographical indications), setting out how the transition of the UK leaving the EU should take place ...
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