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Conditions for bad faith in Sweden

The Patent and Market Court has recently in a decision (case PMÄ 15622-16), dated 25 April 2017, ruled that

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Damage liability for preliminary injunction

New Scandinavian case law clarifies a patent or trademark owner’s liability to pay damages for a wrongfully issued preliminary

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Fertile grounds for patent applications

According to a recently published survey by the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV), geographical areas where universities and

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Swedish Government forms Innovation Council

According to a recently published article in the Swedish business journal Veckans Affärer, the Swedish Minister for Enterprise and

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Swedish supreme court: Trademark infringement is not a crime for which “the nature of the crime” motivates imprisonment

It is rather well-known that a trademark infringement may result in claims for damages. On the other hand, the

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You have a right to remain silent

(Or: What do midwives and patent attorneys authorized in Sweden have in common?) As a citizen in a society,

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Changed conditions regarding the possibility to register “geographical” trademarks

As you might have heard before, a fundamental requirement for registering a trademark is that the trademark is distinctive,

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Wider scope of protection for Swedish patents?

Last week the Swedish government referred an amendment of the Swedish patent law to the Council on Legislation for

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Patent Prosecution Highway: New possibilities for Swedish patent applicants

Swedish patent applicants and others using the Swedish Patent- och registreringsverket (PRV) as the office for first filing of

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Getting Personal in Sweden: Liability of Directors, Officers, and Owners for their Company’s IP Infringement

1. Introduction Picture a scenario where a plaintiff in an IP infringement case in Sweden has received a well

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