Jurisdiction Reports

Find an Article

Filter articles

Showing 1 to 10 of 904 results

Patent eligibility after Alice

US27-02-2017Paul J Sutton

US patent and intellectual property attorneys face a significant challenge in guiding inventors active in the new digital economy who wish to protect their software and business method-related ideas.

New legislation brings major changes

Turkey27-02-2017Işık Özdoğan and Ezgi Baklacı

The Turkish parliament finally approved the Industrial Property Rights (IPR) Law (No. 6769) on January 10, 2017. The IPR Law reconciles provisions on trademarks, patents, industrial designs and geographical indications which were previously addressed by separate pieces of secondary legislation (decree laws).

Picking the perfect name

Sweden27-02-2017Maria Zamkova

Svensson used to be the most common Swedish surname, and that is the name still attached by SCB Statistics Sweden—an administrative agency that reports on all kinds of statistics for decision making, debate and research—to the “average Swedish family”.

The value of checking old licences

Netherlands24-02-2017Michiel Rijsdijk

A recently published case (December 2016) from the Court of the Hague sheds some light on the legal limitations of licensing agreements. It could result in the payment of a backlog of royalties accumulated over 20 years.

Keeping the records straight

Mexico24-02-2017Emilio Albarran

A common enquiry from our clients is whether corporate changes should be recorded at the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) and what the legal consequences of not recording such changes can be.

When oils ain't oils

Italy23-02-2017Elisabetta Guolo and Andrea Cappai

Olive oil is one of the most renowned Italian food products and Italy is an important international stakeholder in the olive oil trade.

Protecting rights in top-level domains

Malaysia23-02-2017Azlina Aisyah Khalid

From its humble beginnings as the global system for interconnected computer networks that used a specific protocol—the internet protocol (IP)—the internet has become a symbol of how much the modern world is driven by technology.

Let bygones be bygones

Germany22-02-2017Jens Künzel

Most infringement cases in Germany, whether based on a patent, trademark or design, involve the assertion of a claim for a restraining order telling the defendant to cease and desist from offering, selling and/or manufacturing the products in question.

The right to protect a geographical name

France22-02-2017Aurélia Marie

An action brought by the Laguiole local authority in southern France against the owners of trademarks containing the term ‘Laguiole’ has proved controversial. These trademarks were licensed internationally for products of all kinds, although most of them are manufactured in China and do not come from the Laguiole area.

The dangers of misnaming patent inventors

US24-11-2016Paul Sutton

It is often the case that the question arises of who should be named as an inventor or co-inventor on a US patent.

Showing 1 to 10 of 904 results

Directory

Service Providers

RoyaltyStat LLC
RoyaltyStat® is the most up-to-date and reliable online database of royalty rates extracted from unredacted license agreements.

RoyaltyStat LLC
RoyaltyStat® is the most up-to-date and reliable online database of royalty rates extracted from unredacted license agreements.

Practice Insight
Filing Analytics, the most powerful market and competitor analysis tool in IP.

WebTMS Limited
Trademark and IP Portfolio Management Software, Document and Systems Management

bNamed.net
At bNamed.net we feel that protecting your brand online shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.

WIPR