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Clarke, Modet & Co
El primer aumento, de un 20% aproximadamente, ocurrirá el 1 de agosto de 2017. Tal como sucedió en otras oportunidades, el aumento se llevará a cabo en dos etapas...
Moeller IP Advisors
Further to our previous post in June 2017 about this matter, on July 18, 2017, the Office of the President of Argentina published in the Official Bulletin Resolution 311-E / 2017, the planned increase of official fees for intellectual property.
Shelston IP
IPONZ joins 17 patent offices participating in the GPPH, including IP Australia and the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has issued two IP decisions in the span of three days—both of which spell victory for IP rights-holders.
Aitken Klee
On October 6, 2016, Justice Roy granted Camso's motion to stay the re-examination of Camso's 562 Patent until final judgment is rendered in an action in which the validity of the 562 Patent is being challenged ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As a part of its obligations under CETA, Canada plans to introduce patent term restoration for up to two years when research or regulatory delays have consumed part of the 20-year term...
Gowling WLG
In its decision in The Dow Chemical Company v. Nova Chemicals Corporation, 2017 FC 637, the Federal Court of Canada has awarded the successful plaintiff (Dow Chemical) over $644,000,000...
MBM Intellectual Property Law
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada, in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2017 SCC 36, has determined that the Promise Doctrine is not the correct method of determining whether the utility requirement...
MBM Intellectual Property Law
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada, in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2017 SCC 36, has determined that the Promise Doctrine is not the correct method of determining whether the utility requirement...
Maples and Calder
The Design Rights Registration Law, 2016 (the "Design Rights Law") will come into force in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017.
Jones Day
In late 2016, an Interpretive Notice by the European Commission stated that products produced by essentially biological processes should not be patentable.
Jones Day
In France, actions for patent revocation are subject to strict rules regarding interest to sue and to a five-year statute of limitation.
Singh & Associates
Abraxene is an injectible formulation of protein bound particles (paclitaxel) primarily used in the treatment of breast cancer, lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.
Efor Intellectual Property Law Firm
The due date of annuity payments has been changed as the third anniversary of the application date, while it may also be paid with fine within six months following the due date.
Contrary to common perception, California employees who signed restrictive covenants prior to January 1, 2017 are not completely immune to enforcement of all restrictions on competition.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) states very clearly that an injunction issued pursuant thereto may not "prevent a person from entering into an employment relationship," and that any conditions ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark IVE for "protective work gloves," finding it likely to cause confusion with the registered mark EB & IVE for various clothing items.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Examination Guide 1-17 to address the Supreme Court's decision Matal v. Tam, 582 U.S. ___ (2017), which held that the disparagement...
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit clarified the requirements for pleading and establishing a trademark infringement claim under a "reverse confusion" theory in Marketquest Group v. BIC, Case No. 15-55755.
Foley & Lardner
In late June, Senators Coons, Cotton, Durbin, and Hirono introduced the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017.
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Harris Gomez Group
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Swaab Attorneys
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Stacks Law Firm
The international tobacco companies argued that Australia's plain packaging laws were an infringement of their IP rights.
Clayton Utz
The Australian courts say that using another party's registered trade mark as a Google AdWord is not trade mark infringement.
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Shelston IP
The OECD believes that the transfer pricing of intangibles has been used to move profits to low/no tax jurisdictions.
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