legal developments

Names of Famous People Cannot be Trademarked in China

The Supreme People’s Court (the highest court in the mainland area of China) issued a document stating that names of famous people cannot be used as trade marks.  The document went on to state that if a trade mark brings… Continue Reading →

Update on Latest Developments of the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

The introduction of the Unitary Patent (a single patent covering 25 countries) and the establishment of a new patent court, the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will affect holders of existing European Patents as well as those seeking new protection for inventions…. Continue Reading →

Europe’s Unified Patent Court to Open in December 2017

It was recently announced that Europe’s Unified Patent Court (UPC) has a target opening date of 1 December 2017.  When operational the UPC will hear disputes relating to unitary patents, a new form of patent protection that will be valid… Continue Reading →

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