Trademark strategies in Asia Pacific

John Walker from Dennemeyer looks into the classifications of the Asia Pacific region and thus the trademark strategies – both the broader and generic – of the nations involved.

Pharmaceutical products in the US & the EU: The challenges of protecting your trademark globally

Benjamin Goldenberg from Galderma here focuses on the unique challenges of identifying and protecting a trademark for a global pharmaceutical product.

Tire tread pattern: A non-conventional mark awarded conventional protection

Omesh Puri from LexOrbis considers nonconventional marks in India, specifically looking into the recent groundbreaking case of Apollo Tyres Ltd. Vs. Pioneer Trading Corporation and Ors.

The protection of trademarks through ARIPO

João Francisco Sá of Inventa International navigates through the challenges of registering trademarks at the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization.

Latest update on Italian IP courts

Francesco Bonini, of Studio Bonini Srl, reports on the recent developments, timeliness, and performances of IP courts in Italy and effectiveness of IP enforcement.

Bad faith filings in Vietnam – regulations and practices

Pham Vu Khanh Toan from Pham & Associates gives insight to trademark law in Vietnam, specifically thinking about bad faith filings by looking closely at some recent examples.

Trademark applications in India

Manoj Kumar Srivastwa, Tradesafe IP, discusses the practical aspects of rights conferred by virtue of trademark registration and how the actual, or bona fide, use under the Trademarks Act 1999 requires vital
interpretation, giving further insight to the act as a tool to the beneficiary.

Post-Brexit position paper comments

Stephen Hodsdon, Partner, Litigator, Patent & Trademark Attorney at Mewburn Ellis comments on the European Commission’s position paper on IP post-Brexit, outlining the key points and giving an opinion on the outcome.

Design rights in Poland

Klaudia Błach-Morysińska from Zaborski, Morysiński Law Office gives an in-depth explanation of the fundamental aspects of design right law in Poland and how this has adapted over the years.

Article of the week #1: Trademark strategies in Asia Pacific

There are two precursors to considering a trademark filing strategy for Asia Pacific. The first is to understand what “Asia Pacific” means and, secondly, what “generic” trademark strategies should be identified, irrespective of the country or region under...

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Article of the week #2: Design rights in Poland

The Act of 30th June 2000 – Industrial Property Law (OJ 2013.1410 dated 29 November 2013, as amended) (further ‘IPL’) was amended lately to make the Polish design law more attractive for the applicants. Poland is a member of the European Union and, in general, Polish...

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