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G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
In light of an opposition procedure under Article 8 of the European Union Trade Mark Regulation, one must assess the similarity between marks to establish the possibility of finding...
G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
The European Union ('EU') has attempted to establish a unitary regime to provide for a single filing system for trade mark registration through the inception of the Community Trade Mark Regulation...
Finance Malta
The studies carried out by the Office show that the millions are continuously lost due to the sale of counterfeit products in a variety of different sectors.
GVZH Advocates
During the State of the Union 2016, the European Commission proposed the introduction of new and up to date EU copyright rules. President Jean Claude Juncker outlined the main reason for the proposal:
GVZH Advocates
The Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the European Patent Office (EPO), have recently published two reports regarding the impact of counterfeit fashion items...
GVZH Advocates
Recently, the European Parliament brought into effect an amending regulation relating to Community Trademarks, which is also known as Regulation (EU) 2015/2424.
CSB Group
At the end of 2015, the European Parliament approved an amendment to the regulation on Community trademarks.
GVZH Advocates
On the 14th of December 2015, the Office for the Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) published a report stating that in the EU games and toy sector, 12.3% of sales are lost due to counterfeiting.
GVZH Advocates
On the 11th of June, 2015, it was reported that the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union has advised that Nestl้'s application for the three dimensional 'Kit Kat' shape is not compliant with EU law.
G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
A registered trade mark, whether nationally, as a European Union trade mark or under an international registration, generally enjoys protection from misuse by other individuals...
Mamo TCV Advocates
Without doubt Malta offers significant opportunities for the generics drugs Industry and the evidence for this lies in the pharmaceutical patenting history of the country and in its legislative framework.
GVZH Advocates
Between the months of March of 2015 and September 2016, the EUIPO conducted an array of studies concerning losses incurred from the sale of counterfeit products on an EU wide basis...
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
On the 14 April 2016, the day on which the European Parliament adopted the new Data Protection Regulation, the European Parliament also voted in favour of the introduction of new EU Directive on the protection of trade secrets.
GVZH Advocates
The Court of Criminal Appeal has recently confirmed a sentence of the Court of First Instance handed to a woman who had been conditionally discharged over copyright infringement...
GVZH Advocates
The copyright to the song ‘Happy Birthday to You' had been claimed by the company Warner/Chappell Music Inc in the 1980's.
GVZH Advocates
Google has recently stated that it intends on offering legal support to certain content creators who upload videos on YouTube and are subsequently stuck with copyright claims.
GVZH Advocates
This positive approach towards the digitisation of services will prove to be rather beneficial since applications will now be easily accessible to all.
GVZH Advocates
One may question whether athletes would be able to claim copyright on their performance. It is well known that artists are able to do so and in fact do claim copyright on their work, such as song writing.
GVZH Advocates
The federal circuit court in Washington DC ruled in favour of Apple and has significantly reduced Samsung's chances of escaping the hefty fine due to Apple for patent infringements.
GVZH Advocates
Over the past few years Microsoft and Google have been in a tangled web of disputes over patent issues.
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G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
In light of an opposition procedure under Article 8 of the European Union Trade Mark Regulation, one must assess the similarity between marks to establish the possibility of finding...
G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
The European Union ('EU') has attempted to establish a unitary regime to provide for a single filing system for trade mark registration through the inception of the Community Trade Mark Regulation...
GVZH Advocates
Software patents have been the subject of much debate – not only in the US, but also in Europe. This has been a thorny issue for many years and the future of software patents still remains unknown.
Finance Malta
The studies carried out by the Office show that the millions are continuously lost due to the sale of counterfeit products in a variety of different sectors.
GVZH Advocates
Between the months of March of 2015 and September 2016, the EUIPO conducted an array of studies concerning losses incurred from the sale of counterfeit products on an EU wide basis...
GVZH Advocates
On the 14th of December 2015, the Office for the Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) published a report stating that in the EU games and toy sector, 12.3% of sales are lost due to counterfeiting.
GVZH Advocates
The Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the European Patent Office (EPO), have recently published two reports regarding the impact of counterfeit fashion items...
GVZH Advocates
One may question whether athletes would be able to claim copyright on their performance. It is well known that artists are able to do so and in fact do claim copyright on their work, such as song writing.
GVZH Advocates
During the State of the Union 2016, the European Commission proposed the introduction of new and up to date EU copyright rules. President Jean Claude Juncker outlined the main reason for the proposal:
GVZH Advocates
This positive approach towards the digitisation of services will prove to be rather beneficial since applications will now be easily accessible to all.
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
On the 14 April 2016, the day on which the European Parliament adopted the new Data Protection Regulation, the European Parliament also voted in favour of the introduction of new EU Directive on the protection of trade secrets.
GVZH Advocates
On the 11th of June, 2015, it was reported that the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union has advised that Nestl้'s application for the three dimensional 'Kit Kat' shape is not compliant with EU law.
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