Tag: Trademark

Cookyright…? Cookieright…? huh…?

A couple of years ago a successful German chef with a restaurant in Rome called for protection of recipes. And

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I have seen it on TV… so it must be true

Once upon a time most of us believed that everything seen or told on television was true … and

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Playing with Trademarks – Watch Out

If you ask us, we will say that you shall register your trademark as you use it and use

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Excitement in the IP world: Will Danish courts make counterfeit goods more illegal?

I recently wrote about a pending court case regarding an imported counterfeit Rolex watch. The importer, a private person,

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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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Consumers love counterfeits. What went wrong?

At Awapatent we are dedicated people: to our clients and to IP, Intellectual Property. This dedication means that we

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Changes in the Taiwanese Trademark Act

The following amendments to the Taiwanese trademark Act has been announced by the authorities. The effective date is however

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Trademark Infringements in Social Networks

Trademark Infringements in Social Networks Last year, in 2010, Facebook passed 500 million users. That’s more than the population

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When will the Marketing Director and the Board start evaluating trademarks in actual money?

When will the Marketing Director and the Board start evaluating trademarks in actual money? Hopefully very soon, since the

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Is use of a Community trademark in one of the EU member states sufficient?

As is well known, a Community trademark (CTM) must be put into genuine use within five years of the

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