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To be or not to be descriptive

Romania01-04-2010Raluca Vasilescu

Romania’s national Trademark Law contains provisions on the absolute grounds for refusing an application that is very similar to those in most European countries.

Competition concerns

South Africa01-04-2010Christina Sabatelli-Capelo

In order to extract value out of their IP, proprietors employ various commercial strategies, ranging from licensing to entering into joint ventures and collaborative arrangements, which may at times be considered to be anti-competitive.

New rules for Thai IP

Thailand01-04-2010Kowit Somwaiya and Prasantaya Bantadtan

Thailand’s Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (IT&IP Court) was established in 1996. It handles cases under the Rules for Intellectual Property and International Trade Cases (1997).

Filling the gaps in Turkish trademark law

Turkey01-04-2010Isik Ozdogan and Ezgi Baklaci

Although Turkey has followed international developments and harmonised its Trademark Law with EU legislation, the registration of non-traditional marks such as product packaging and product shape has not fallen into place.

Contingency fees in patent lawsuits

US01-04-2010Paul Sutton

Individuals and small companies who own US patents encounter hurdles when faced with suing infringers, including the significant legal costs associated with representation.

Medicine packaging and copyrights

Brazil01-02-2010Otto Licks and Eduardo Hallak

On September 8, 2009, the Brazilian food and drug agency (ANVISA) enacted a new resolution on standardising medicine package inserts.

Licensing of intellectual property rights

Canada01-02-2010Chantal Bertosa and Andrea Pasztor

The licensing of intellectual property rights is a lucrative endeavour; therefore, it is important that licences are dealt with correctly.

New year, new patent law

China01-02-2010Stephen Yang

On December 30, 2009, during the executive meeting of the State Council, the Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (draft) was approved.

Patent protection in the Faeroe Islands and Greenland

Denmark01-02-2010Nils Tarras-Wahlberg

Denmark ratified the European Patent Convention in 1989, but it doesn’t apply to the Faeroe Islands and Greenland, which are autonomous provinces within the Kingdom of Denmark.

Protection against passing-off

Germany01-02-2010Jens Künzel

As in many other European countries, in Germany, companies may invoke protection under unfair competition rules against passing-off if their characteristic and well-known products are copied.

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