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Who’s using your internet?

Germany03-06-2017Jens Künzel

Uploading films and music to file-sharing networks is an infringement of copyright pertaining to those films and music, and rights owners still vigorously pursue claims against people who they believe have committed infringement.

Online infringement: the role of intermediaries

India01-06-2017Disha Dewan

In a decision released on February 22, 2017, the Delhi High Court issued a ruling on the role of e-commerce intermediaries in removing IP infringing products.

Using customs to fight counterfeits

Russia31-05-2017Riikka Palmos

The steady increase in counterfeit goods presents a real challenge for IP owners. The only effective way to protect IP rights in Russia is registration at Rospatent. Based on registration, the owners are then able to use their rights exclusively and prohibit others from using identical or confusingly similar rights. Registration is also needed for fighting against counterfeits.

Easier terms for trademark applicants

Mexico30-05-2017Emilio Albarran

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property has adopted some modifications for the examination of trademark applications. Therefore, when a new applicant seeks to obtain registration for its mark, there are some changes in the examination process which should be taken into account.

Business brief 2017: Venezuela

Venezuela25-05-2017Patricia Hoet-Limbourg

Business brief 2017: UK

25-05-2017Alison 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

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