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Business brief 2017: Venezuela

Venezuela25-05-2017Patricia Hoet-Limbourg

Business brief 2017: UK

UK25-05-2017Alison Simpson and Mark Green

Business brief 2017: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka25-05-2017Anomi Wanigasekera

Business brief 2017: South Africa

South Africa25-05-2017Danie Pienaar and Eben van Wyk

Business brief 2017: Japan

Japan25-05-2017Ryo Maruyama

Business brief 2017: Barbados

Barbados25-05-2017Rosalind Smith Millar

Patent exculpatory opinions post-Halo

US28-04-2017Paul J Sutton

When a company receives a letter accusing it of patent infringement, or has been named as a defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit, the reactions of its management can be quite varied. Some will express emotional reactions such as “that patent is invalid and should never have been granted” or “there is no way that we infringe”. While there may ultimately be truth in such beliefs, they provide little value overall.

New rules for word marks

Mexico27-04-2017Daniel Castro

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) has adopted a new rule of requesting the applicant of a word mark to detail on the application form the letters either all in upper case or all in lower case, or the first letter in upper case and the rest in lower case (as in a typical sentence).

The highs and lows of compensation

Netherlands27-04-2017Michiel Rijsdijk

The ‘loser pays’ principle has resulted in a variety of compensation awards in patent disputes, from several hundred euros to hundreds of thousands of euros. To create a semblance of predictability on the amounts, guidelines on indicative rates were introduced.

Trademarks: use them or lose them

Turkey27-04-2017Işık Özdoğan and Ezgi Baklacı

Reforms to Turkey’s IP regime have expanded the circumstances in which a party can demand that a trademark owner prove use of a disputed mark. Until now, trademark owners could launch oppositions or lawsuits without having to consider addressing a non-use counter-claim. Therefore, trademark owners should now be more careful than ever in Turkey when challenging trademarks or infringing use.

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