#oepm #trademarks Starting January 14, trademark invalidation and non-use cancellation actions will be handled within the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM) and no longer by the civil courts. This change has been brought about thanks to the Directive 2015/2436 whose purpose is to harmonize the trademark legislation of the countries of the European Union. An immediate consequence of this reform will be that these actions will become simpler and, quite possibly, cheaper
#amazon #trademarks The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued a long-awaited decision regarding the advertising of fake Louboutin shoes on Amazon, which considers that the platform can be responsible for trademark infringement carried out by the advertisers it hosts. The action was brought by Christian Louboutin in Luxembourg (C-148/21) and Belgium (C-184/21) in 2019 following the proliferation of paid ads of counterfeit shoes appearing in Amazon search resul
#blackfriday #trademarks Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving when the holiday shopping season officially begins. Although this term has been used in the United States since the 1960s, it has recently been imported into Europe, where it has quickly become ubiquitous. What many do not know is that, on this side of the Atlantic, the expression is not completely free to use. What is happening in Germany? In recent years, many national and international retailers have been
#ecta #ip #trademarks Nos complace anunciar que asistiremos como cada año a la Conferencia Anual de ECTA en Copenhague, Dinamarca, del 15 al 18 de junio.
Como explica la organización "con una fuerte tradición de diseño, Copenhague es ideal para el tema de la conferencia 'DISEÑO DEL FUTURO', ya que la creatividad y las grandes mentes se unen para resolver y discutir los desafíos del mañana".
Esta ocasión será una gran oportunidad para escuchar a panelistas discutir los desar
#ecta #ip #trademarks We're pleased to announce that we will be attending the ECTA Annual Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from June 15 to June 18. As set forth by ECTA, "boasting a strong design tradition, Copenhagen is ideal for the theme of the conference ‘DESIGNING THE FUTURE’, as creativity and great minds come together to solve and discuss the challenges of tomorrow". This will be a great opportunity to hear brilliant panelists discuss IP developments, as well as to m
#trademarks #myanmar Como se informó anteriormente en este blog, Myanmar finalmente lanzará un sistema de marcas análogo al resto del mundo, con su entrada en vigor definitiva planeada para abril de 2021. Volvemos a retomar este asunto para anunciar que el "soft launch" comenzó el 1 de octubre y estará vigente hasta el 31 de marzo de 2021. La Oficina de marcas de Myanmar ahora acepta los siguientes tipos de solicitudes: - Solicitudes de marcas comerciales basadas en la decla
#trademarks #myanmar As previously informed in this blog, Myanmar is set to finally launch a trademark system analog to the rest of the world shortly, with its grand opening expected for April 2021. We pick this matter again to announce that the "soft opening period" started October 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021. The Myanmar IP Office is now accepting the following types of applications: · Trademark applications based on Declaration of Use registered with Registrar of Deeds
#trademarks #euipo #moonboot Companies are increasingly trying to look beyond traditional trademarks and attempt the registration of their most characteristic packaging and products as 3D trademarks, from chocolate bars to batteries. Trademark rights have many advantages over other forms of IP, as they are especially robust and easy to enforce, as well as being renewable every ten years potentially forever. However, not every product can become a trademark , as we have seen
#trademarks #euipo Food group Kraft, owner of the Oreo brand, has succesfully blocked the registration in the EU of a version of their famous "sandwich cookie" by Spanish company Gullón. The General Court of the European Union confirmed in a judgment of May 28 the previous decision by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) that rejected the registration of the trademark "Gullon Twins Cookie Sandwich" in class 30 (cookies), with the following graphic representation: The o
#trademarks #sussexroyal Is this shameless click-bait? Of course it is. But it's also an important intellectual property matter worthy of professional comment - and we are happy to oblige. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle unilaterally announced some time ago that they were resigning from being full-time members of the British Royal Family. One of the many consequences of such move is that they will now be able to participate in private business and trade. And one of th