Archive: November, 2010

International Non-Governmental Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations

International Non-Governmental Organisations with which the OHIM Cooperates Organization URL Organization URL AIM http://www.aim.be/ AIPPI http://www.aippi.org/ AIPPI (Spain) http://www.aippi.es/ CTA (China) http://www.cta.org.cn/ ECTA http://www.ecta.org/ EFPIA http://www.efpia.org/ INTA http://www.inta.org/ LESI http://www.lesi.org/ MARQUES http://www.marques.org/

Industrial Property Offices

Industrial Property Offices

Industrial Property Offices of the European Union Code Country/Organization URL BG BULGARIA http://www.bpo.bg/ BE BELGIUM http://www.boip.in CZ CZECH REPUBLIC http://www.upv.cz/ DK DENMARK http://www.dkpto.org/ DE GERMANY http://www.dpma.de/ EE ESTONIA http://www.epa.ee GR GREECE http://www.gge.gr/ ES SPAIN http://www.oepm.es/ FR FRANCE http://www.inpi.fr/ IE IRELAND http://www.patentsoffice.ie/ IT ITALY http://www.uibm.gov.it CY CYPRUS http://www.mcit.gov.cy/mcit/drcor/drcor.nsf/index_en/index_en LV LATVIA http://www.lrpv.lv/ LT LITHUANIA http://www.vpb.gov.lt/index.php?n=234&l=en LU LUXEMBOURG […]

The term of bad faith in the application of a trade mark

The term of bad faith in the application of a trade mark

In a judgment from 19 February 2009 (signature VI SA/Wa 1917/08) District Administrative Court in Warsaw overruled the decision of the Polish Patent Office in the subject of annulling the right of protection for the trade mark “corotape” issued as a result of a submitted opposition claiming bad faith of the applicant and the fact […]

In a judgment from 19 February 2009 (signature VI SA/Wa 1917/08) District Administrative Court in Warsaw overruled the decision of the Polish Patent Office in the subject of annulling the right of protection for the trade mark “corotape” issued as a result of a submitted opposition claiming bad faith of the applicant and the fact […]
The term of bad faith in the application of a trade mark

The term of bad faith in the application of a trade mark

In a judgment from 19 February 2009 (signature VI SA/Wa 1917/08) District Administrative Court in Warsaw overruled the decision of the Polish Patent Office in the subject of annulling the right of protection for the trade mark “corotape” issued as a result of a submitted opposition claiming bad faith of the applicant and the fact […]

In a judgment from 19 February 2009 (signature VI SA/Wa 1917/08) District Administrative Court in Warsaw overruled the decision of the Polish Patent Office in the subject of annulling the right of protection for the trade mark “corotape” issued as a result of a submitted opposition claiming bad faith of the applicant and the fact […]
New Swiss Patent Court To Start In 2011

New Swiss Patent Court To Start In 2011

At the beginning of 2011 a major court reform will become effective in Switzerlands. With the Patent Court Act, a national special court has been created which will be the only competent court for resolving disputes regarding patent law infringements and legalities. So far patent law infringement disputes have been resolved by courts of the […]

At the beginning of 2011 a major court reform will become effective in Switzerlands. With the Patent Court Act, a national special court has been created which will be the only competent court for resolving disputes regarding patent law infringements and legalities. So far patent law infringement disputes have been resolved by courts of the […]
GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS – Much Expectation Yet No Law in Sight

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS – Much Expectation Yet No Law in Sight

Kenya’s coffee is a preferred beverage of many worldwide. Kenya’s tea is equally brewed in many homes and restaurants all over the world. The sad news is that it seems to be quite some time before these (among other exports), will be registered as Kenyan brands under what is known as geographical indications or simply […]

Kenya’s coffee is a preferred beverage of many worldwide. Kenya’s tea is equally brewed in many homes and restaurants all over the world. The sad news is that it seems to be quite some time before these (among other exports), will be registered as Kenyan brands under what is known as geographical indications or simply […]
IP Advantage

IP Advantage

Case studies database maintained by WIPO

Case studies database maintained by WIPO

Konkurrenca

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Dizajni Industrial

dizajni industrial

EAST AFRICA – Anti-counterfeiting Efforts Receive a Boost

EAST AFRICA – Anti-counterfeiting Efforts Receive a Boost

Anti-counterfeiting efforts in East Africa went a notch higher, with the first ever Regional Anti-Illicit Trade Conference being held in Nairobi, Kenya on 6th and 7th October 2010. The event was hosted by the East African Business Council (EABC); in partnership with the Government of Kenya and the East African Community Secretariat. According to EABC, […]

Anti-counterfeiting efforts in East Africa went a notch higher, with the first ever Regional Anti-Illicit Trade Conference being held in Nairobi, Kenya on 6th and 7th October 2010. The event was hosted by the East African Business Council (EABC); in partnership with the Government of Kenya and the East African Community Secretariat. According to EABC, […]
ZoomInfo™ Directory

ZoomInfo™ Directory

Database of people and companies

Database of people and companies
Impact of the En Banc Hyatt v. Kappos Decision on Patent Prosecution

Impact of the En Banc Hyatt v. Kappos Decision on Patent Prosecution

By Rick Neifeld, Neifeld IP Law, PC The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued a significant patent law decision on 11/8/2010, affording patent applicants whose claims have been denied by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) additional rights of review. This case suggests filing appeals in response to final actions, […]

Industrial Property Act 2001 – Kenya

Trade Marks Act Kenya

Ground-breaking case on “Well Known” Mark underway before the Registrar of Trade Marks

Ground-breaking case on “Well Known” Mark underway before the Registrar of Trade Marks

A ground-breaking case dealing with the concept of “Well Known” mark as set out in the WTO TRIPS Agreement and the Paris Convention, is underway before the Kenyan Registrar of Trade Marks, IP Kenya has learnt. X filed an application to register a certain trademark which went on to the advertisement stage. This was opposed […]

A ground-breaking case dealing with the concept of “Well Known” mark as set out in the WTO TRIPS Agreement and the Paris Convention, is underway before the Kenyan Registrar of Trade Marks, IP Kenya has learnt. X filed an application to register a certain trademark which went on to the advertisement stage. This was opposed […]