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France jurisdiction report: Castles and commercial use

France06-08-2018Aurélia Marie

Can an image of a castle belonging to the French public domain be reproduced for commercial use without financial compensation to, or authorisation from, the public institution in charge of the Chambord Estate, in the Loire Valley?

IP in Greece: a primer

Greece06-08-2018Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis

Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis of Dr Helen G Papaconstantinou and Partners provide a rundown of the IP regime in Greece, from registration to enforcement and more.

Tax focus: Getting maximum return on IP

Luxembourg06-08-2018Pierre Kihn

Luxembourg’s new IP Box regime allows companies to benefit in some cases from large tax exemptions. Pierre Kihn of Office Freylinger explains how.

Mexico jurisdiction report: The new-look IP system

Mexico03-08-2018Carlos Gonzalez

On March 18, 2018, important amendments to the Mexican Industrial Property Law were published in the Federal Official Gazette; they will enter into force from August 10, 2018. These changes confirm the implementation of a more effective trademark system in Mexico, adapted to international treaties.

Germany jurisdiction report: Trademark infringement through keywords

Germany03-08-2018Jens Künzel

There have been many cases in recent European legal history dealing with different instances in which the use of keywords in internet searches has been judged to be trademark infringement. A case in February decided by Germany’s Federal Court of Justice (Supreme Court) highlights another of these cases, on this occasion concerning the German trademark ‘Ortlieb’ (registered for bags and other products).

Canada focus: Taking IP seriously

Canada03-08-2018Micheline Dessureault

Canada’s new IP strategy is an important milestone in the country’s efforts to boost innovation, even if there is room for improvement, says Micheline Dessureault of Joli-Coeur Lacasse Avocats.

Italy jurisdiction report: Doctrine of equivalents and amendments

Italy02-08-2018Marco Conti

In Decision N. 54470/2016 (September 10, 2017), the Milan Court ruled that if a patent is subject to substantive amendments, that is, amendments introducing new features which are based on the description, the doctrine of equivalents should not apply to those features. This decision appears to be consistent with the practice of the courts in the US.

Malaysia jurisdiction report: Insights on Malaysia’s patent grant process

Malaysia01-08-2018Dave Wyatt

The processes for allowance and grant of patents in Malaysia differ significantly from those in many other jurisdictions. Here are a few pointers that should help clarify the local practice.

Making SEP agreements fair: why Europe should take the lead

EU01-08-2018Brian Scarpelli

Europe’s efforts to improve the licensing process for standard-essential patents have the best chance of success globally, argues Brian Scarpelli of the App Association.

Netherlands jurisdiction report: Innovation tax incentives on offer

Netherlands31-07-2018Michiel Rijsdijk

For a multinational corporation entering the European market, the Netherlands is an attractive IP jurisdiction as its legal system is efficient in both time and costs. IP cases in the Netherlands are handled by courts that have extensive experience in this respect; The Hague Court, which has specialist IP judges, has exclusive jurisdiction in patent cases and an excellent reputation.

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