Spruson & Ferguson
Registered designs in your IP portfolio could challenge a counterfeiter who may simply produce an imitation product.
Smart & Biggar
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has launched a pilot program to provide accelerated examination of Canadian patent applications.
Smart & Biggar
In a recent decision of Canada's Federal Court illustrates the danger of adopting a mark or name "inspired" by a famous or well-known brand, even when confusion is unlikely.
As global e-commerce sales continue to rise, more brands are placing their goods online and attracting new customers.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 3, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress published the second draft amendment to the Patent Law (the "Second Draft Amendment"), soliciting public...
The subject of appearance design patentability and infringement determination has always been an issue in the industry. Different subjects represent different views of judgment, which could lead to...
The Chinese Patent Law was enacted in 1984. In 1984, we could neither predict today's development of science and technology, nor could we predict that artificial intelligent software might...
IPO Pang Xingpu
On May 28, 2020, the Civil Code of the People's Republic of China (the Country) was adopted at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress, the top legislature.
The Trademark Office now accepts two ways for filing new trademark applications, namely online filing and paper filing.
Marks & Clerk
The Ferrari 250 GTO may be the ‘world's most expensive car' selling for up to £52 million each, but Ferrari was still unable to prevent its EU trade mark protecting the model's iconic shape from...
In the present case, Mr. Jai Bhagwan Gupta (hereinafter referred to as "the Petitioner"), proprietor of M/s. Bhagwan Kirana Company had registered its trademark for the...
Khurana and Khurana
Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are the intangible assets created by the human mind. The governments have taken immense steps by creating legal frameworks...
Shiga International Patent Office
It is known that IP rights are used to challenge competitors so as to keep them in check or for the monopolizing technologies.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Hardcore car enthusiasts (or just casual followers of the Top Gear series) know that the Ferrari 250 GTO is the holy grail of the automotive world – a car so valuable and revered that Jeremy Clarkson himself was denied the privilege of driving it.
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys
For pharmaceutical industry companies, each day of market monopoly enjoyed thanks to a patent means some handsome profits.
Gorodissky & Partners
The customs initiated an administrative court case at the Commercial Court of St Petersburg against Foreign Brands, a Russian company that imported goods labelled with a trademark "Dr Pepper Est. 1885
A 13-year old boy from Bultfontein invented a simple golf practice tool during COVID-19 lockdown measures for golfers to use at home, and a provisional patent application has been prepared and...