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In the following articles, you will find current news on the most divergent issues in intellectual property.

About The New Trademark Law in Europe

The new trademark law enters into force on March 23, 2016. It contains in Art. 28 (8) EUTMR...
By |14.03.2016|Categories: Trademark|0 Comments

Fee Amendments of the EPO from April 1, 2016

The EPO will put in force fee amendments from April 1, 2016. Certain fees were increased, others remain the same. Saying so, for example, the filing fee, the additional fee from page 36, the claims fee for the sixteenth and each subsequent claim up to a maximum of fifty claims as well as the fee for a divisional application of the second generation remain unchanged. However, among others ...
By |01.03.2016|Categories: Patent|0 Comments

European Patents for the Republic of Moldova

From November 1, 2015, Applicants can now also validate their European patent application and the later European patent in the Republic of Moldova. Accordingly,...
By |26.02.2016|Categories: Patent|0 Comments

Important amendments in the Community Trademark Regulation

On March 23, 2016, the EU Trademark Regulation (EUTMR) enters into force. This regulation stipulates that the so far known community trademark is renamed to "European Union Trademark" or "EU Trademark". ...
By |26.02.2016|Categories: Trademark|0 Comments

No Infringement of the Trademark “Goldbären”

The 1st Civil Panel of the German Federal Court of Justice which is responsible for trademark and competition law among other matters, ruled that the distribution of Lindt's seated chocolate bears wrapped in gold foil with a red ribbon neither infringes Haribo's Gold-Bear trademark nor are they an illegal imitation of their fruit gum products. ...
By |02.10.2015|Categories: Trademark|0 Comments

Savings Bank Red

The 1st Civil Panel of the German Federal Court of Justice which is responsible for trademark law among other matters, ruled that the lawsuit for the usage of the color red by bank Santander is to be renegotiated before the Higher Regional Court. ...
By |22.09.2015|Categories: Trademark|0 Comments