Archive: April, 2012

Тhe Indonesian Patent Office has announced

Тhe Indonesian Patent Office has announced

As stipulated under Article 115 paragraph (2) of the Patent Law no:14/2001 as shown hereinbelow: Article 115 (1) If within 3 (three) consecutive years a Patent Holder has not paid the annual fees as stipulated in Article 18 and Article 114, the relevant Patent shall be deemed void commencing from the date constituting the time […]

As stipulated under Article 115 paragraph (2) of the Patent Law no:14/2001 as shown hereinbelow: Article 115 (1) If within 3 (three) consecutive years a Patent Holder has not paid the annual fees as stipulated in Article 18 and Article 114, the relevant Patent shall be deemed void commencing from the date constituting the time […]
Academic Entrepreneurship, Innovations and Bulgaria

Academic Entrepreneurship, Innovations and Bulgaria

Ivan Chalakov is Associate Professor of Sociology in Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski” and at the same time is the head of the Group for research of technologies at the Institute of Sociologies in BAS (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences). His research interests are in the field of sociology of science and technologies and economics of the […]

Ivan Chalakov is Associate Professor of Sociology in Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski” and at the same time is the head of the Group for research of technologies at the Institute of Sociologies in BAS (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences). His research interests are in the field of sociology of science and technologies and economics of the […]
Transitional period for applications for PBR in SERBIA ends in June

Transitional period for applications for PBR in SERBIA ends in June

Since 10 June 2009 a new PBR law is in force in the Republic of Serbia. The law includes a transitional provision, which allows breeders – for a period of three years – to apply for PBR in Serbia for varieties, which do not meet the novelty criterion anymore (being on the market in Serbia […]

Caraco Pharmaceutical v. Novo Nordisk

Caraco Pharmaceutical v. Novo Nordisk

The Supreme Court rendered a decision yesterday, in Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, LTD. v. Novo Nordisk A/S, 566 U.S. ___ (2012). This case deals with the right to contest patent information submitted to the FDA to support market exclusivity. The holding, copied below, is self explanatory: When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) evaluates an application […]

The new Romanian Trademark Law

The new Romanian Trademark Law

On May 9, 2010 a new, long awaited, trademark has entered into force in Romania. The process for the adoption of this new law started back in 2006 and it was initially intended to come into force in 2007 once Romania joined the EU. Due to some political disputes that exceeded the object of the […]

On May 9, 2010 a new, long awaited, trademark has entered into force in Romania. The process for the adoption of this new law started back in 2006 and it was initially intended to come into force in 2007 once Romania joined the EU. Due to some political disputes that exceeded the object of the […]
Annual conference on european copyright law 2012

Annual conference on european copyright law 2012

Trier, 10-11 May 2012 Objective This conference will analyse the increasing role played by the ECJ in interpreting EU copyright law and will provide intellectual property law practitioners with an in-depth analysis of the landmark judgments of the ECJ in the field of copyright and related rights. Key topics Exhaustion of copyrights Relationship between copyright […]

Brief Introduction to Key Points of the Amendment to the Trademark Act in Taiwan

Brief Introduction to Key Points of the Amendment to the Trademark Act in Taiwan

1. Motives and Timeline of the Amendment Under the rapid development of industries and businesses and vigorous and diverse changes in the models of business and trading of recent years, many provisions of the Trademark Act 2003 (hereinafter, “the Act”) are insufficient for practical application. Furthermore, provisions pertaining to trademark infringement also give rise to […]

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The TW-Support Using The PPH Agreement (TW-SUPA) And The Related Official Fee Were Effective As Of March 1, 2012

The TW-Support Using The PPH Agreement (TW-SUPA) And The Related Official Fee Were Effective As Of March 1, 2012

As announced by the TIPO on March 3, 2012, the TW-Support Using the PPH Agreement (TW-SUPA) was effective on March 1, 2012 and the related official fee is NT$4,000 (about US$140). The amended regulation of the official fee was also effective as of March 1, 2012. The PPH pilot program between the Taiwan Intellectual Property […]

The New Trademark Act Will Be Enforced on July 1, 2012

The New Trademark Act Will Be Enforced on July 1, 2012

According to the News announced by the TIPO on March 27, 2012, the new Trademark Act will be enforced on July 1, 2012 as prescribed by the Executive Yuan. For more details about the new Trademark Act, please refer to our Newsletter issued in February 2012. We will be pleased to provide you with the […]

Seminar for patent attorneys and specialists

Seminar for patent attorneys and specialists

18.06.2012 – 09:00 Location: Istanbul max. number of participants: 60 Fee: 240 € (50 % off for registered epi students) Description The seminar is scheduled as a two-day event. It will take place in Istanbul on June 18-19, 2012 Speakers: Daniel Thomas (EPO), Claude Quintelier (epi) The target group: Patent attorneys and patent professionals The seminar will be a combination […]