Mondaq Europe: Intellectual Property
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament rejected the proposed amendments to the new Copyright Directive: Article 11, which attempts to protect press publications from impermissible digital use ...
Marks & Clerk
After a lengthy trade mark dispute, French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has been given the green light for his famous red soles by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
Haseltine Lake LLP
In 2017 the number of EP patents opposed was 30% higher than in 2016.
Mason Hayes & Curran
On 5 July 2018 627 of 751 members of the European Parliament voted on the proposed Copyright Directive, with 318 voting to reject articles 11 and 13, the link tax and upload filters, respectively.
August & Debouzy
La blockchain, technologie souvent associée au mouvement libertarien, semble s'opposer, par principe, à une monopolisation par les brevets.
Soulier Avocats
Two years after the adoption of the so-called Trade Secrets Directive[1], the Bill endorsed by the Joint Committee (i.e. a legislative committee composed of an equal number of members...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Bei der Beurteilung, wann die Zuerkennung eines Ausgleichsanspruchs dem Gebot der materiellen Gerechtigkeit entspricht, sind auch die Gründe zu berücksichtigen, aus denen der Anspruchsteller von einer eigenen Nutzung...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Continuation of IP Report of August 24, 2017 (German Federal Court of Justice on financial compensation of co-authorized persons with regard to patents (BGH, "Sektionaltor II" judgment of May 16, 2017 – Case X ZR 85/14))
The Hungarian Constitutional Court today ruled that the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) is contrary to the Hungarian constitution and therefore cannot be ratified by Hungary.
LCA Studio Legale
LCA è a completa disposizione dei clienti per la fornitura dei servizi specialistici finanziati attraverso il bando e per assi-stere nella valutazione dell'ammissibilità delle spese soste-nute.
Dennemeyer Group
Following a pilot program conducted by the USPTO, the USPTO is considering and implementing some new procedures that will have a big effect on trademark filers, especially those belonging to foreign companies.
Inventa International
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already opened the door to our reality and we have not even realized it. Think again who believes that a world endowed with technological autonomy without...
In its judgment of 17 May 2018 the Intellectual Property Court in Russia has confirmed the decision of the Russian Trademark Office (Rospatent) against granting protection to the "QLED" trademark...
Ozbek Attorney Partnership
The Industrial Property Law entered into force on January, 10 2017.
BTS & Partners
The Design Strategy and Action Plan 2018-2020 ("Plan") was published in the Official Gazette dated June 28, 2018 and numbered 30462.
Following a week of political drama, which has seen the resignation of the Foreign Secretary and the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, the British Government today published its...
Haseltine Lake LLP
Haseltine Lake's latest EPO newsletter is now available for download.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In the knowledge economy it seems obvious that intellectual property is the backbone of most businesses.
Marks & Clerk
As of 13 June 2018, it is possible to designate the UK as an individual country in a Hague design registration.
Field Fisher
This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in June 2018.
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