Category: AWA Blog

fintech

Creating an effective FinTech IP strategy

AWA Asia’s IP strategy and patent team in Beijing looks at the China FinTech market, discusses available IP protection

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Adoption of the copyright directive in the digital single market – Should we be scared or delighted?

On 12 September 2018, the European Parliament voted on the much debated copyright directive – and this time around

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Denmark makes the IPR taskforce set down by the Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crime permanent

Since November 2017, all filings for criminal investigation regarding IPR crime in Denmark have on a trial basis been

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Cargo bike

Christiania Bikes – Not a generic term for cargo bikes

New decision from the Maritime and Commercial High Court in Denmark The Copenhagen area of Christiania is well-known worldwide

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Mbappe

Rush to register French football star Mbappé’s name highlights China’s rampant trademark squatting problem

The 2018 FIFA World Cup ended with France being victorious and a new star player emerging among the winning

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Soft Brexit provides for creation of comparable UK trademarks and designs

‘Soft Brexit’ provides for creation of comparable UK trademarks and designs

Owners of existing EU trademarks (EUTM) and designs (RCD) had been left somewhat in the dark about what will

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Branding goes disruptive

The speed of change has never been faster, and the safest route towards going out of business is to

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Louboutin trademark case: The red sole verdict

Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) stated that a sign such as the Louboutin’s trademark

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SPC

A new exemption from supplementary protection certificates (SPC) in the EU

Some thoughts on the EU Commission proposal for manufacturing waivers to restrict SPC protection On 28 May, 2018, the

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Antibodies

Antibodies vs. the EPO – What scope of protection?

Antibodies are currently enjoying great attention and are, together with their derivations and combined applications, growing to occupy centre

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