Archive: June, 2019

2 million trade mark applications received at EUIPO

2 million trade mark applications received at EUIPO

The Czech company Crefoport s.r.o has become the two millionth EU trade mark applicant at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Crefoport s.r.o. is a business consultancy based in Prague, which has been assisting both Czech and international companies to manage credit risks since 1993.

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Administrative arrangement regarding orchid varieties between CPVO and Taiwan

The Council of Agriculture of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Community Plant Variety Office signed an Administrative Arrangement on mutual Recognition of Examination Results for Plant Variety Protection of orchid varieties (Phalaenopsis and Doritaenopsis)

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Precedential Patent Case Decision – AVX Corporation v. Presidio Components, Inc.

This is decision on appeal from PTAB case IPR2016-00636. The PTAB held that AVX had failed to establish unpatentability of some claims (“upheld claims”). AVX appealed. The Federal Circuit concluded that AVX lacked standing, and dismissed.

European Inventor Award 2019

European Inventor Award 2019 – Vote now

The European Patent Office (EPO) invites members of the public to vote for their favourite inventor to receive the European Inventor Award 2019 Popular Prize. Votes can be cast for inventors or inventor teams from among the 15 nominated finalists. The winner of the Popular Prize will be announced by the EPO at this year’s […]

Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Articles 87 and 93 of the Copyright Act

Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Articles 87 and 93 of the Copyright Act

Legislative Yuan passed amendments to Articles 87 and 93 of the Copyright Act on April 16. They have entered into force on May 03, 2019.