Mondaq Europe: Intellectual Property
Cooley LLP
The tussle continues between large online businesses that host third party copyright materials (news, images, music, video etc.) and certain copyright owners.
Dennemeyer Group
Bad luck for all imitators: The city of Munich had the colloquial name for the biggest beer fest in the world ("Wiesn") protected by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Brodies LLP
After two years of heated debate, the European Parliament have voted in favour of new copyright laws, said to provide IP owners with better protection in the digital age.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In the lobbying battle about the new EU copyright directive between Internet giants and content producers, the creative industry gained a partial victory.
Marks & Clerk
The directive now restricts the type of online platform to which the upload filter applies.
Abel & Imray
In June last year, we reported that the Court of Appeal confirmed that the shape of the four finger KitKat chocolate bar is not sufficiently distinctive to act as a trade mark, despite evidence showing that a large...
Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP
The EU Trade Secrets Directive (2016/943) required EU member states to introduce laws, regulations and administrative provisions to establish a minimum level of protection for trade secrets.
Mamo TCV Advocates
By his second claim Mr Renckhoff demanded damages of EUR 400 from the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Inventa International
Following the dispute between the famous car manufacturer Ferrari and the Autec AG, holded by the Kurt Hesse with respect to trademark "Testarossa" in Germany, arised the well known trademarks genuine use issue.
KCG Partners Law Firm
In a recent case a photographer authorized the operators of a travel website to publish one of his photographs on their website.
Dennemeyer Group
The Dennemeyer Annual Meeting 2018, which took place in Munich, brought together some of the most brilliant minds in the IP industry, from all corners of Europe.
Inventa International
Contrary to the real estate business, where the system favors the concentration of wealth in only by just a few economic agents, intellectual property has the virtue of being more democratic.
Inventa International
The protection of the rights of indigenous people, including their intellectual property rights, has made a great progress in the past few years.
August 2018 – Romanian lawmakers are preparing new legislation designed to strengthen the protection of trade secrets.
Gorodissky & Partners
According to that law, if the owner of content finds that he is the subject of infringement on the Internet, he files a complaint with the Moscow City Court which immediately issues a ruling to Roscomnadzor ...
Erdem & Erdem Law
Trademarks are essential vehicles for business life. These instruments created and improved with much effort and capital, are easy targets for abuse.
Gun + Partners
The new Turkish Intellectual Property (IP) Code came into force on January 10, 2017, and introduced a major change to Turkish trademark law and practice with respect to the non-use defense in opposition and litigation proceedings.
Intellectual property management of international companies is generally conducted by a specific department, which is located in a particular country.
UK drinks producer and distributor, Copestick Murray Limited, has recently received mixed results from the UKIPO in connection with its trade mark SILENT PEAK, ultimately resulting in the mark being refused registration.
In what is being claimed as a world first, the first patent applications for technologies that have been developed on the International Space Station (ISS) have been filed.
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Any major sporting event is always a good opportunity for advertising activity.
Gowling WLG
If a deal is reached ahead of Brexit, the indications are that a transition period would preserve the status quo for intellectual property (IP) until the end of 2020.
A statement by the European Commission has outlined that following Brexit on 29 March 2019 the EU regulatory framework regarding .eu domain names will no longer apply to the UK.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Many people will by now have heard of Nestle's loss at the EU's highest court, marking the end of a long and arduous battle to secure EU-wide trademark protection over the four-trapezoidal-fingered shape of their famous KitKat bar.
Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP
In this case, involving Mitsubishi forklift trucks, two importers were taking advantage of the system.
Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP
One major change which could affect current practice is the plan to stop the substantive examination of priority claims during the pre-registration procedure.
Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP
A recipe is a method of making a chemical composition.
STA Law Firm
Human often marvels at the things they create.
Intellectual property management of international companies is generally conducted by a specific department, which is located in a particular country.
Inanici - Tekcan Law Office
That's why a photograph shall be issue of at least two people's rights.
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