Shape marks are a type of trademark that can be a powerful distinctive sign to identify the source of a product or service and give a very visual identifier to the brand, yet, it must surpass a certain threshold of distinctiveness.
Each region has specific rules and procedures in order to register intellectual property rights. Discover the specific aspects in India to register copyright.
As a part of the High-growth technology business conference, IP Business (IPB) clinics are offered for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) needing IP-related business advice to get one-to-one mentoring from IP professionals or "mentors".
The European Patent Office (EPO) has recently published a new study “Women’s participation in inventive activity” that aims to provide policymakers and the general public with insights and evidence on gender and patenting in Europe.
Find more about the agreement signed on Friday 28 October 2022 by the directors of both agencies, aiming to support European companies in protecting and commercialising their intellectual property rights.
Online marketplaces and E-Commerce has seen a phenomenal rise in recent times, in India and across the globe.
While this presents a great opportunity for European SMEs to sell their products worldwide, it also presents important challenges when it comes to fighting against counterfeiting.
Lawsuits filed and lawsuits dropped: some news from the US music industry
When a company seeks to invest in a foreign country it is fundamental to be aware of the differences between the intellectual property systems, in particular, if such a company is an SME. Discover the differences between Europe and India when protecting trade marks and geographical indications.
An Irish SME engaged in the business of operating private FM radio stations decided to launch an FM radio station in India. Find more about the actions taken by the company in order to successfully establish their business model in the country.
The CARIFORUM Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Project (CarIPI) has just released 4 new case studies on the registration of Plant Variety Rights and Geographical Indications in the Dominican Republic.