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Wolf Theiss
A lot has happened since our last Newsticker in December 2016.
Wolf Theiss
Businesses rely on protecting their intellectual property, know-how and trade secrets so that they can bring their innovations to market in fair circumstances and without undue risk.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The registration of a sign as a trademark does not mean that the sign cannot be used without the permission of the trademark owner at all.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
As of 29 August 2016, nic.at will initiate the launch process of approx 5,000 one and two character domain names under the TLD [.at].
Zeiner & Zeiner
A frequently recurring problem in connection with CTMs is the issue of registrability of slogans or other laudatory advertising statements. In a recent decision the General Court added additional interesting criteria.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
Standardisation is the instrument of choice to ensure that competing and supplementing products become compatible and interoperable.
Zeiner & Zeiner
In a recent decision the General Court again dealt with the absolute grounds of refusal of Article 7 Para 1 lit (b) and (c).
Zeiner & Zeiner
There is no doubt that the word SPLENDID is a word of the general English language which for almost all products and services is to be considered as descriptive with a laudatory aspect and which, as such, also lacks distinctive character.
Geistwert Lawyers
According to the Court, OHIM infringed the principles of autonomy and independence which govern Community trade marks.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The relationship between hyperlinking and copyright is much debated. Although recent decisions of the ECJ have shed some light on the question, many questions still remain when hyperlinking to copyrighted content should be considered a copyright infringement.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Industry related generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") <.insurance> provides new opportunities and new challenges for online activities in the insurance sector.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The industry-related generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") <.bank> provides new opportunities and new challenges for online activities in the financial services sector
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Žalobci se následně dovolali k Nej- vyššímu soudu, který předložil spornou otázku postavení žalovaného jakožto zprostředkovatele k posouzení Soudní- mu dvoru EU.
Wolf Theiss
Operator of a Wi-Fi network cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed by users of that network.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Persons posting hyperlinks for profit should even consider proactively verifying whether the content to which they link is illegally published on the internet.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Should landlords care about their tenants' IP infringements? According to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), they should!
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Besides coverage of the UEFA-championship, news of the UK vote on "Brexit" dominated the news last week.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The EU trademark system has undergone substantial reform. A first set of changes entered into force on 23 March 2016.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Nowadays, the protection of a patent can be obtained by using the following routes.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 1 January 2014, the new Product Piracy Regulation (EU) 608/2013 ("PPR 2014") entered into force.
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Wolf Theiss
A lot has happened since our last Newsticker in December 2016.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Besides coverage of the UEFA-championship, news of the UK vote on "Brexit" dominated the news last week.
Wolf Theiss
Operator of a Wi-Fi network cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed by users of that network.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Žalobci se následně dovolali k Nej- vyššímu soudu, který předložil spornou otázku postavení žalovaného jakožto zprostředkovatele k posouzení Soudní- mu dvoru EU.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The relationship between hyperlinking and copyright is much debated. Although recent decisions of the ECJ have shed some light on the question, many questions still remain when hyperlinking to copyrighted content should be considered a copyright infringement.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Should landlords care about their tenants' IP infringements? According to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), they should!
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Industry related generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") <.insurance> provides new opportunities and new challenges for online activities in the insurance sector.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
As of 29 August 2016, nic.at will initiate the launch process of approx 5,000 one and two character domain names under the TLD [.at].
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
Standardisation is the instrument of choice to ensure that competing and supplementing products become compatible and interoperable.
Geistwert Lawyers
According to the Court, OHIM infringed the principles of autonomy and independence which govern Community trade marks.
Zeiner & Zeiner
A frequently recurring problem in connection with CTMs is the issue of registrability of slogans or other laudatory advertising statements. In a recent decision the General Court added additional interesting criteria.
Zeiner & Zeiner
There is no doubt that the word SPLENDID is a word of the general English language which for almost all products and services is to be considered as descriptive with a laudatory aspect and which, as such, also lacks distinctive character.
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