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Running a tight ship: IPR in Greece

Greece17-01-2023Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis

The country has updated its legal framework to tackle rights infringement, a tidal wave of counterfeit goods and online copyright, say Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis of Dr Helen Papaconstantinou & Partners.

Expedited examination procedures of patent applications in China

China16-01-2023Jinghuan Jia, Lei Su and Frank Jeng

For those with time-sensitive patents to protect, there are two options for speeding up the process in China. Jinghuan Jia, Lei Su and Frank Jeng of Purplevine explore the details.

Patent law in Australia: 2022 in review

Australia16-01-2023Naomi Pearce, Kate Legge and Emily Dwyer

2022 held some fascinating developments in IP litigation, from whether AI can be named as an inventor on a patent, to a decision on PTEs with far-reaching implications. Naomi Pearce, Kate Legge and Emily Dwyer of Pearce IP report.

Winds of change: Africa’s shifting IPR landscape

Africa13-01-2023Somayya Khan and Pieter Visagie

IP reforms swept across the continent in 2022, with trademark laws updated and a heightened focus on patent systems, say Somayya Khan and Pieter Visagie of Adams & Adams.

Sweden: Are online oral proceedings here to stay?

Sweden13-01-2023Maria Zamkova

The status of virtual oral proceedings in Sweden has been uncertain, but a recent case sheds light on the subject, says Maria Zamkova of Fenix Legal.

Africa: The interplay between TMs and company names

Africa09-09-2022Dakalo Luvhimbi

What is standard across different jurisdictions in Africa is that when companies are registered or incorporated, no cross-check of the trademarks register is conducted, to ensure that their names do not conflict with existing registered or internationally well-known trademarks owned by third parties.

Australia: Regulatory exclusivities for pharmaceuticals

Australia31-08-2022Kate Legge and Emily Dwyer

Pharma companies need to be aware of subtle differences in the exclusivity regime for medicines, explain Kate Legge and Emily Dwyer of Pearce IP.

AC Milan’s trademark defeat: a misfire over meaning

Italy25-08-2022Claudio Balboni

In some rare cases, a trademark’s social message must be considered when assessing if there’s a conflict, argues Claudio Balboni of Bugnion.

Patents vs NDAs: often a difficult choice

29-06-2022Paul J Sutton

Owners of inventions and IP, when seeking to monetise them, often face the difficult choice of whether to rely solely upon patent rights versus non-disclosure agreements.

Sweden: Prior art and unlocking the secrets of the past

Sweden29-06-2022Maria Zamkova

As we all know, initial studies of existing technical solutions are not only useful for securing your own innovations, but also serve to inspire when preparing and writing patent applications.

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