Following a comprehensive review of the existing trade mark laws of the British Virgin Islands, we await the publication of the Proclamation in the Government Gazette to implement the new Trade Marks Act, 2013.
For the first time in several decades there will be a comprehensive revamp of the trade mark laws of the British Virgin Islands.
A new Patents and Trade Marks Law came into effect in the Cayman Islands on December 7, 2011.
The protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright, encourages the creative individuals to continue to innovate and develop solutions for complex problems.
Cyprus is the clear European leader on every aspect of its IP taxation regime, from the effective rate of tax, through the scope of assets covered, to the freedom from restrictions and limitations.
Jose Luis Romanillos, Managing Director and Founder of Finsbury Image Rights (Guernsey), takes a closer look at Guernsey’s world-first image rights legislation.
David Evans of Collas Crill and Elaine Gray of Carey Olsen discuss the treatment of digital assets under Guernsey’s unique image rights legislation.
Intellectual property as an asset class has seen exponential growth in recent years, from the early dot.com days to the online explosion of social media and even virtual worlds such as Farmville.
Guernsey’s Image Rights Ordinance could mean the island offers a golden opportunity for those looking to protect their personality
Guernsey Finance Chief Executive Fiona Le Poidevin takes a closer look at Guernsey's unique image rights legislation.
The importance of image rights in pay deals for leading players today cannot be understated, and it has become a major element of a player’s annual package.
Tom Amy of Ogier Private Wealth says Guernsey's image rights legislation has continued the Island's tradition for innovation.
John Langlois, Chairman of Image Rights Limited, says Guernsey has published the first international ‘rules of the game’ when it comes to image rights.
Guernsey claims a first with its news image rights legislation. David Evans and Edward Stone of Collas Crill look at the new regime and how it may benefit private clients.
A discussion on the limitation of trade marks in relation to the commercialisation of athletes and personalities in various countries.
With a goal to transform Hong Kong into an innovation and technology hub, the Hong Kong Administration commenced a comprehensive review of the patent system in 2011 and issued a consultation paper to invite comments from the public.
On 7 February 2013, just two days before the Chinese New Year holidays, the Government published the Report of the Advisory Committee on Review of the Patent System in Hong Kong.
A new Trade Marks Act 2013 is expected to take effect shortly.
A domain name freezing procedure will be introduced by the .lu domain name registry from June 11, 2013.
A discussion on the package of legislative proposals presented by the European Commission in April 2011, which will allow any company or individual to protect their inventions through a single European patent.