Unitary Patent System Enters Into Force Today: A Game Changer For Innovation in Europe
The entry into force of the Unitary Patent system today marks a historic step in the completion of the Internal Market and leads the way to a new era for the protection of innovations in Europe.
Paraguay deposits its accession to the Budapest Treaty
The Budapest Treaty will enter into force in Paraguay on August 5, 2023.
Enhancing China's Brand Landscape: Five Highlights of the Recently proposed Trademark Lawchanges to China's
On January 13, 2023, the China National Intellectual Property Administration ("CNIPA") published the Draft Revision of the China Trademark Law ("Draft Revision").
Bimbo vs BimboBike - Little Mermaid case
This week in the news, a famous bread company opposes a cycling trade mark application, and the Danish Supreme Court rules on the Little Mermaid case.
EPO Announces: 2023 Young Inventors Prize Finalists
The European Patent Office (EPO) has revealed three finalists for the 2023 Young Inventors Prize, shortly after the announcement of the European Inventor Award finalists.
All you need to know about Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) in Brazil
NDAs are legally enforceable in Brazil and widely used for general business purposes whenever a party needs to disclose sensitive or confidential information to its counterpart before the performance of a business project, commercial transaction, collaboration, due diligence, or hiring employees.
SiKey SIA v. La Saint B.V. and U.S. Supreme Court rules Andy Warhol image infringed copyright.
This week in the news, a recent decision of the EUIPO Board of Appeal and Andy Warhol’s estate copyright infringement case
Intellectual Property and E-Commerce in India (Part 1)
We will be posting shortly the second part of the series on practical measures and legal remedies available to protect your IP in the Indian E-commerce market.
EC Publishes: Report on Intellectual Property Rights in Third Countries
The Commission recently published its biennial Report on the “Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in third countries” which identifies so-called ‘priority countries’ in which the state of IPR protection and enforcement is a source of major concern.
EU Agri-Food Business Delegation in India
EU Agriculture Commissioner will be visiting India on 6-12 December 2023, accompanied by a business delegation of senior representatives from the EU agri-food sector. The Commissioner invites in particular the manufacturers of geographical indication products.