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Guerlain vs. EUIPO and the question of distinctiveness

The General Court's recent annulment of an EUIPO decision against Guerlain may have implications that reach far beyond the cosmetics market.

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Trademark basics: What does the R inside a circle mean?

We are just as happy to address fundamental questions as we are to handle queries about some of the most complicated points of the legal procedure!

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Everyday IP: Brewing the finest booze – beer through the ages

As one of the world's oldest beverages, it is no surprise that beer and its history offer intriguing lessons about innovation and Intellectual Property.

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Green innovations call for strong IP protection

Green tech development is key to the planet's future, and IP service providers are instrumental in facilitating this evolution.

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Everyday IP: When were computers invented?

Answering the question: 'When were computers invented?' involves far more than just citing a date — it is bound up in the past, present and future of IP.

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What it means to be in Intellectual Property

Working in the Intellectual Property industry takes many forms, requiring professionals with diverse backgrounds and skillsets.

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Making the most of your patent drawings

Drawings are an essential element of any patent application for a device or design that requires a visual depiction of the functions and concepts involved.

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Understanding Pakistan's date of use trademark law

Planning to file a trademark registration in Pakistan? Let us first unpack the legal requirements and implications of the date of first use.

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COVID-19 and the digitalization of Intellectual Property

Megatrends can become a bit boring over time. Until they are not, of course.

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Future-proofing investments: The role of IP in a successful deal

Investors and investment targets must understand the relevance and usefulness of IP along every step of the path, wherever it may lead.

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Is a cease and desist letter enforceable? Common issues and best practices

The path to stopping infringement of your Intellectual Property rights begins with two key questions.

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Everyday IP: The notable IP of golf, basketball and other sports

There are more than a few fascinating stories regarding IP in sports, ranging from the origin of basketball to the thousands of patents in golf.