China revises its trademark law to combat bad faith trademark filings
On April 23, 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) enacted revisions to the country's trademark law.
Artificial intelligence: is it changing patent prosecution?
When we hear the term artificial intelligence used about patent prosecution, we immediately think of prior art searching. However, AI is being employed in several other ways.
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How to choose a patent annuity service
Read about the three broad options to maintain and manage patent rights, dependent on resources, portfolio size, and the extent of foreign filings.
Key features of the Benelux trademark law reform – the second part
As of March 1, 2019, the further amended Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (BCIP) entered into force, implementing the European Trademark Directive 2015/2436 and aligning the Benelux trademark law with the EU trademark law.
Dennemeyer Consulting appoints new Managing Director
Dr. Dominique Christ joins Dennemeyer Consulting as the new Managing Director. He brings a wealth of expertise in corporate law, chemistry, engineering, strategy and counseling, technology management, risk- and project management.
European Parliament adopts EU Copyright Directive creating new rules for the digital era
EU needs modern copyright rules fit for the digital age but, when it comes to their implementation, hardly any topic has sparked as much controversy as the planned Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.
How to protect your Intellectual Property rights in Pakistan
Due to its strategic location bordering China, India and Afghanistan, Pakistan has a unique commercial position altogether, so that a high volume of trade in goods, both internationally and locally, is expected to be in transit.
Anti-Counterfeiting in the United Arab Emirates
The UAE is home to some of the world’s busiest sea and airports. With this unique position and its related massive influx of goods comes the negative side effect of the entry of large amounts of counterfeit items.
Associate Spotlight with Monika Stępień
This month’s Associate Spotlight interview series features Monika Stępień, Director of Dennemeyer & Associates Sp. z.o.o. Poland. She is a Council Member at ECTA and Design Team Member at MARQUES. Fun fact - Monika is a great cook! Read this blog post to
Brexit: European trademarks to be treated as if registered in the UK
Until recently, there was much uncertainty about the fate of Union trademarks after Brexit, but the UK Intellectual Property Office plans now to create a UK registration from EU trademarks on Brexit day.
The scent of a trademark: removal of graphic representability requirement
By removing the graphical representation requirement for a trademark application, the European legislature widened the underlying concept of trademarks as an IP right in Europe. We look into the potential impact on trademark registration and the challenge