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Cost specifications hinder final appeal decision

Netherlands01-06-2011BiotechnologyMichiel Rijsdijk

The Dutch cattle-breeding market is one of the largest in the world.

A counterfeiting black spot?

Norway01-06-2011Lill Anita Grimstad

The Norwegian legislation differs from that of the EU with regard to customs surveillance.

'Real interest' in trademark proceedings

Peru01-06-2011Ana Delion and Alain Delion

The Special Administrative Board in Lima recently ruled in favour of Perfumeria Lemaitre in its case against Dyvempro over the ‘Menticol’ trademark.

Adding IP to the school curriculum

Philippines01-06-2011Anne Mariae Celeste V. Jumadla

The present 15th Congress of the Philippines will introduce a number of legislative changes that are intended to increase the level of awareness in the country of intellectual property and enhance the IP system.

PPH and ASPEC programmes in Singapore

Singapore01-06-2011Ameen Kalani

Co-operative patent prosecution highway programmes are intended to help hasten patent prosecution before these patent offices through the exchange of information and substantive patent examination.

Exchange control ruling on assignment of IP rights

South Africa01-06-2011Marius Le Roux and Dikeledi Mokwena

A South African High Court decision in 2004, Couve and another v Reddot International (Pty) Limited and others, introduced exchange control requirements for the assignment of IP rights to foreign entities.

Relaxed guidelines for amendments after grant

Taiwan01-06-2011Candy Chen and Crystal Chen

Patent amendments after grant were relaxed on May 1. TIPO held several public hearings in the last two months discussing revisions to the current examination guidelines for amendments after grant.

Simplified destruction proceedings in Turkey

Turkey01-06-2011Isik Ozdogan and Ezgi Baklaci

The New Customs Regulation, which came into effect in October 2009, provides a new mechanism for intellectual property right holders, known as ‘simplified destruction’.

National courts: speaking with one voice?

UK01-06-2011Leigh Ellis

The Community trademark (CTM) system is premised on the unitary character trademark protection established by Council Regulation 40/94/EC.

Patents in Ukraine

Ukraine01-06-2011Oleksandr Mamunya

Swiftly developing technology has always been an integral part of a growing economy. As one of the main engines of progress, innovation deserves to be legally protected.

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