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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

Dr. Richard Brunner featured on the "Advancements" series

In a new episode of the Advancements series, Dr. Richard Brunner, Chief Legal Officer at the Dennemeyer Group, explains why protecting IP is of the utmost importance for innovators and how blockchain technology works to their benefit.

US Federal Circuit: a design can be protected in two dimensions

In the case, In re: Ron Maatita, CAFC 2017-2037, decided August 20, 2018, the CAFC held that just because an object has three dimensions, does not mean that the ornamental design aspects cannot be disclosed and judged from a two-dimensional, plan or plana

Jan Wrede appointed arbitrator at the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration

Jan Wrede, German Attorney and the Director of Dennemeyer & Associates Dubai, has recently been enrolled as an arbitrator with the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA) based in Riyadh.

Associate spotlight with Daniel Gurfinkel

Dennemeyer & Associates interview with Daniel Gurfinkel, Principal, Dennemeyer & Associates US, Registered U.S. Patent Attorney.

Patent attorneys Dr. Bernd Hupfer and Zhichao Ying join Dennemeyer & Associates Frankfurt

Dr. Bernd Hupfer and Zhichao Ying have recently joined the international IP law firm Dennemeyer & Associates in Frankfurt.

United Arab Emirates: KIPO is a new competent International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority

The International Center for Patent Registration, Ministry of Economy (United Arab Emirates), has designated the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) as a competent International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority.

Dennemeyer Group supports the fight against plastic waste with a €20,000 donation

For its 2018 IP Quiz donation campaign, the Dennemeyer Group again partnered with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). This year the donation amount supports WWF’s campaign to reduce the input of plastic waste in our oceans and see nature be plastic free