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August & Debouzy
Due to the relocation of the IP specialized Chamber of the Paris Court of first instance, scheduled for April 18, 2018, a very light service will be held from April 1 until May 14.
August & Debouzy
At the present time, the average duration of the examination procedure before the European Patent Office (EPO) is 23.2 months.
August & Debouzy
The new French standard NF X50-276-2 is the first proposal of format for electronic communications of PI data between the different actors including the offices.
Field Fisher
Nous nous permettons d'attirer votre attention sur une proposition de loi votée en première lecture par l'Assemblée nationale, le 19 février 2018, et actuellement en discussion au Sénat...
August & Debouzy
A compter du 1er juillet 2018, l'Office Européen des Brevets envisage d'autoriser les déposants à requérir l'ajournement de la procédure d'examen pendant une période de trois ans.
August & Debouzy
The French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) has just dispelled doubts by means of an official statement
Jones Day
The Decision: The French Cour de cassation, in a case concerning a dosage regime patent, recently clarified the "plausibility" requirement, an element of sufficiency of disclosure or inventive step.
Jones Day
The French Intellectual Property Office ("IPO") previously refused to adjust the expiration date of a granted supplementary protection certificate ("SPCs") when it had been calculated on the date...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
They referred to the fact that the website broadcasting the ad did not target the French audience and that the ad was not broadcast in France.
Gowling WLG
The General Court's 18 July 2017 decision in Chanel v EUIPO, case T-57/16, demonstrates that broad protection may be available for brands' monograms in Europe, in this case Chanel's intertwined "C".
K&L Gates
The European Union Court of Justice confirmed the intellectual property rights owned by the French company "Forge de Laguiole", but solely in areas in which it pursued an actual business activity.
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.
Marks & Clerk
Commercial practices in the domain name business can lead to small web entities losing their domain names.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The French Patent & Trademark Office (the INPI announced on 16 December 2016 the launch of the electronic version of the 'Soleau envelope' (the 'e-Soleau').
Foley Hoag LLP
Bastille Day is a French national holiday that commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, an important episode in the French Revolution.
Foley Hoag LLP
On the French territory, two types of marks coexist: French trademarks issued by the French Trademark Office (INPI), that are valid on the French territory only, and Community trademarks...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
In France, the Trademark Office declared that it has rejected over 50 trademark applications for « Je suis Charlie » since the terrorist attacks in France.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Versailles Appeal Court issued a decision as regards assessment of likelihood of confusion between two French trademarks composed of Chinese characters.
Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
The French Supreme Court reaffirmed that a company is allowed to use its competitor's trademark as a keyword in Google's paid referencing service AdWords.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Parliament of the European Union, on December 11, 2012, voted for creating a Unitary Patent System (UPS) with a unitary effect in 25 European states.
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Jones Day
The French Intellectual Property Office ("IPO") previously refused to adjust the expiration date of a granted supplementary protection certificate ("SPCs") when it had been calculated on the date...
K&L Gates
The European Union Court of Justice confirmed the intellectual property rights owned by the French company "Forge de Laguiole", but solely in areas in which it pursued an actual business activity.
Gowling WLG
The General Court's 18 July 2017 decision in Chanel v EUIPO, case T-57/16, demonstrates that broad protection may be available for brands' monograms in Europe, in this case Chanel's intertwined "C".
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
They referred to the fact that the website broadcasting the ad did not target the French audience and that the ad was not broadcast in France.
Foley Hoag LLP
Bastille Day is a French national holiday that commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, an important episode in the French Revolution.
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.
Marks & Clerk
Commercial practices in the domain name business can lead to small web entities losing their domain names.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The French Patent & Trademark Office (the INPI announced on 16 December 2016 the launch of the electronic version of the 'Soleau envelope' (the 'e-Soleau').
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