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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

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

Medical use claims

Malaysia25-05-2017Oon Yen Yen

Section 14(4) of the Patents Act explicitly provides for protection of a new use of a known substance or composition if it was not previously disclosed for use in surgery, therapy or diagnosis (ie, first medical use). Protection of substances or compositions claimed under this format is restricted to the substance or composition when presented or packaged for use.

The force of moral rights

Netherlands24-05-2017Michiel Rijsdijk

The strength of moral rights in Dutch copyright law has in January 2017 been illustrated in two legal disputes concerning the renovation of architectural buildings.

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