Archive: March, 2009

IMPLEMENTATION OF ART.6 SEPTIS OF THE PARIS CONVENTION IN BULGARIA

IMPLEMENTATION OF ART.6 SEPTIS OF THE PARIS CONVENTION IN BULGARIA

Author: A. Ivanova Attorney-at-Law IP Consulting With a final decision issued by the Supreme Administrative court in Bulgaria was re-confirmed that in order to prove bad-faith application by an “agent” or “representative” it is enough to prove the existence of business relations between the two entities. The legal terms “agent” or “representative” are accepted in […]

Author: A. Ivanova Attorney-at-Law IP Consulting With a final decision issued by the Supreme Administrative court in Bulgaria was re-confirmed that in order to prove bad-faith application by an “agent” or “representative” it is enough to prove the existence of business relations between the two entities. The legal terms “agent” or “representative” are accepted in […]
Peru in PCT

Peru in PCT

Peru (PE) became the 141st PCT Contracting State on 6 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 6 June 2009.

Peru (PE) became the 141st PCT Contracting State on 6 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 6 June 2009.
Chile in PCT

Chile in PCT

Chile (CL) became the 140th PCT Contracting State on 2 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 2 June 2009.

Chile (CL) became the 140th PCT Contracting State on 2 March 2009. The PCT will enter into force for that State on 2 June 2009.
"China's national intellectual property (IP) strategy: The role of the EU-China cooperation on IP protection and enforcement"

“China’s national intellectual property (IP) strategy: The role of the EU-China cooperation on IP protection and enforcement”

China has stepped up its efforts to strengthen intellectual property rights and counter counterfeiting. The Chinese government launched a national strategy in July 2008 to improve IP protection and also tackle counterfeiting at international trade fairs. A major bilateral cooperation programme between the EU and China is currently underway that focuses on the enforcement of […]

China has stepped up its efforts to strengthen intellectual property rights and counter counterfeiting. The Chinese government launched a national strategy in July 2008 to improve IP protection and also tackle counterfeiting at international trade fairs. A major bilateral cooperation programme between the EU and China is currently underway that focuses on the enforcement of […]
The reduced fees of OHIM – enforced in a couple of weeks

The reduced fees of OHIM – enforced in a couple of weeks

A package of fee changes for Community Trade Mark, delivering a 40% cut in the cost of trade mark protection, has been approved by the Fees Committee chaired by the European Commission in Brussels. OHIM President Wubbo de Boer said he was delighted that Member States had voted overwhelmingly for the measure, which is designed […]

A package of fee changes for Community Trade Mark, delivering a 40% cut in the cost of trade mark protection, has been approved by the Fees Committee chaired by the European Commission in Brussels. OHIM President Wubbo de Boer said he was delighted that Member States had voted overwhelmingly for the measure, which is designed […]