Tag: trademarks

Draft regulations cement China’s emerging position on tackling infringement

Draft regulations from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) formalise China’s changing stance on asserting punitive damages for

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Protection services available for top-level adult domains

ICM Registry, operator of sponsored top-level domains (sTLDs) such as .XXX, .PORN, .ADULT and .SEX, has launched a blocking

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EPO and EUIPO study finds link between IPR and SME growth

A recent study by EPO and EUIPO explores the relationship between prior IPR activities of SMEs and the likelihood

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China Tackles Bad-faith Trademark Registrations

The China National Intellectual Property Administration has published Draft Regulations in an effort to tackle bad-faith trademark applications. In

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Beijing High Court rejects Thermos’ appeal in invalidation proceedings

Over a decade ago, a Chinese company filed for the mark TILIR THERMO VOGUE in Class 21 for use

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Bracing ourselves for a “no Brexit deal”?

The point of no return, the date of jumping off the cliff, the end of the conveyor belt, or

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Kwick: The electronic receipt solution

If you have ever been on a business trip or made a company purchase, you probably know how tedious

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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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Brenderup: An IP road of trials and errors

When it comes to the question of investing in your intellectual property or not, trailer manufacturer Brenderup has experienced

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