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IPR protection in China – Annual report

The national-level Intellectual Property Court in Beijing has accepted 5,121 cases, with 4,220 of them concluded since its establishment in 2019, according to a report released by the Court.

Read this before registering your trademark in Russia

Read this before registering your trademark in Russia

You can save hundreds and thousands of dollars for your company and your clients. I have been dealing a lot with provisional refusals of international trademarks in Russia.

Shenzhen

Shenzhen is China’s leader in PCT and trademark filings

Shenzhen, a young innovative city in South China, has maintained its national leading position across major intellectual property indexes this year, with double-digit growth in most areas.

EU Intellectual Property Action Plan

EU Intellectual Property Action Plan adoption

Economic resilience & recovery: for whom? On November 25th, 2020, the European Commission published a new Action Plan on Intellectual Property to promote a more coherent EU-wide approach and ensure global level playing field.

Fax will no longer be a means to communicate with the EUIPO from 1 March 2021

Fax will no longer be a means to communicate with the EUIPO from 1 March 2021

The entry into force of the Decision of EUIPO Executive Director No EX-20-9 will bring an important change to the Office’s official means of communication. Fax will no longer be a means to communicate with the EUIPO from 1 March 2021. The decision has been driven by the fact that fax is no longer reliable […]

the Madrid Protocol

Accession to the Madrid Protocol: Trinidad and Tobago

On October 12, 2020, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago deposited with the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) its instrument of accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (“the Madrid Protocol”). The Madrid Protocol will enter into force with respect to Trinidad and […]

Entry into force of the 2021 version of the eleventh edition of the Nice Classification

Entry into force of the 2021 version of the eleventh edition of the Nice Classification

A new version of the eleventh edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (“Nice Classification”) will enter into force on January 1, 2021. This new version is available on the website of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), at the following address: https://www.wipo.int/classifications/nice/en/. The 2021 […]

GI

Strengthening Geographical Indications – online conference of the European Commission

The European Commission (DG AGRI -Directorate-General Agriculture and Rural Development) together with EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) are organising ‘Strengthening Geographical Indications (GIs) –on-line Conference 2020’, which will take place on 25-26 November 2020. This online event falls at the optimum moment in a major European Commission reform process: the Impact Assessment of the […]

Taiwan - Amendments to Guidelines for Design Examination in 2020

Taiwan – Amendments to Guidelines for Design Examination in 2020

The newly amended Guidelines for Design Examination of Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) took effect as of November 1, 2020.

YUHONG Law firm

Beijing ramps up IPR protection

Beijing has embarked on strengthening intellectual property rights (IPR) protection as a way to optimize its business environment.

New intellectual property laws in Cyprus and Croatia

New intellectual property laws in Cyprus and Croatia

A few texts were recently added to the WIPO Lex database.

cyberspace

Promoting international security and stability in cyberspace

The Council of the European Union has decided to impose restrictive measures against six individuals and three entities responsible for or involved in various cyber-attacks. The measures include a travel ban and an asset freeze. Also, EU persons and entities are forbidden from making funds available to those listed.

Have your say!… on the EU Intellectual Property Action Plan.

Have your say!… on the EU Intellectual Property Action Plan.

The European Commission would like to hear your views. Article 11 of the Treaty on European Union states the duty of the European Commission to consult citizens and stakeholders, representing EU Member States, businesses and civil society organisations in all areas of Union action. It aims at increasing the EU’s democratic legitimacy and accountability in […]

the trademark

The proof of use of a trademark for services rendered outside the territory in which it is registered

Spain: The scenarios in which proof of use can be required have increased. Thereby, in opposition, invalidity and revocation proceedings, the party being attacked can request the proof of use of the other party’s trademark (in addition to the revocation procedure for lack of use and as a defense in the scenario of the infringement).

Spain: The scenarios in which proof of use can be required have increased. Thereby, in opposition, invalidity and revocation proceedings, the party being attacked can request the proof of use of the other party’s trademark (in addition to the revocation procedure for lack of use and as a defense in the scenario of the infringement).
оперативна програма

Оперативна програма „Иновации и конкурентоспособност” мярка «Подкрепа на микро и малки предприятия за преодоляване на икономическите последствия от пандемията COVID-19»

На 04.08.2020 г Ай Пи фор ол ООД стартира изпълнението на проект във връзка с преодоляване недостига на средства и липсата на ликвидност, настъпили в резултат от епидемичния взрив от COVID-19. Проектът се изпълнява в рамките на Оперативна програма „Иновации и конкурентоспособност” мярка «Подкрепа на микро и малки предприятия за преодоляване на икономическите последствия от […]

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