Tag: trademarks

COVFEFE anyone?

COVFEFE anyone?

On 30 May, Donald Trump tweeted “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” and he started a world-wide buzz of

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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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A more efficient trademark application process in China? 13 new Trademark Application and Service centers opened.

China’s State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC), which also administers the China Trademark Office and all trademark applications

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The “LEGO-MAN” is still protected as a trademark

Just last week the General Court of the European Union decided in a very interesting case that has been

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Time for abolishment of basic registrations for international registrations of trademarks?

By an application of international registration according to the Madrid system a trademark can be registered in a number

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Is there anything morally wrong with “Je suis Charlie”?

In continuation of the terrible terror attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, social medias were flooded with

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Winning and losing – The battle of the Jensens

A decision from the Danish Supreme Court arose the public’s anger in September 2014 even though the decision –

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Trademarks: Device elements – no longer a safe path to registration

For many years, adding device elements to descriptive words included in trademarks has been sufficient for obtaining distinctiveness – non-distinctive

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Revisions to Canadian Trademark Act

Earlier this year Canada’s government proposed Canada major changes to the Canadian Trademark Act and in June the bill

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