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Fourteen countries have now ratified the UPC

Despite the uncertain situation in the UK and Germany, other EU member states seem to continue to ratify the

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The (trade) secret of success

We have all heard of success stories such as the Coca-Cola recipe and the Google search algorithm. Many companies

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Will trademarks go up in smoke?

More than 10 years ago the Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC) was adopted in the EU, and on 26 February

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Copenhagen Design Protection Conference 2012

Recently, the International Trademark Association INTA held the first design conference. The number of attendees was 215 and more

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Counterfeit Goods in the EU – Troubling News but No Surprise

On July 24, the European Commission published a press release concerning its report on seizure of counterfeit goods during

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Goods in Transit: When is a Fake not a Fake?!

You are, or you represent, a holder of rights. You become aware that some goods which you consider counterfeit

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EU patent to pave Europe’s way out of crisis

On 12 October 2011 the European Commission presented a so-called “Roadmap for stability and growth” outlining the response that

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Supplementary protection for combination products heading for setback at the CJ of the EU

Supplementary protection for combination products heading for setback at the Court of Justice of the EU On 13 July

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A Favourite in Trademark Law: Repackaging – now gassy

Danish courts are traditionally reluctant to ask preliminary questions on the interpretation of EU-legislation. Recently, the Supreme Court has done so,

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A brighter future for the EU patent

A brighter future for the EU patent 11 EU member states have decided to move towards an EU patent

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