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11.8 millions only

This is - according to the Wipo  Annual Report - the number of trademark applications filed in the world in 2022, down by more than 15% compared to 2021; this is the first reduction in [...]

2023-11-14T13:15:21+00:0014 November 2023|

Protecting company names in China

On October 1, 2023, the regulations for implementing the provisions on the administration of enterprise name registration issued by the China Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) came into force. The Rules apply to enterprises that [...]

2023-10-16T17:10:48+00:0016 October 2023|

The hissing goes away

The advent of the electric car also has effects on corporate brands. In recent months, Porsche has tried to record the hiss generated by its electric model when accelerating. However, the EUIPO rejected it for [...]

2023-09-26T21:06:10+00:0026 September 2023|

Amendment of the Italian Industrial Property Code

The draft law amending the Industrial Property Code has been definitively approved. The reform pursues the strengthening of the competitiveness of the country's economic system, the protection of industrial property and the administrative simplification and [...]

2023-07-27T12:16:56+00:0027 July 2023|

Italian cultural heritage and IP

With Decree dated 04.11.2023, the Minister of Culture intervened on the subject by publishing the "Guidelines for the determination of the minimum amounts of fees and considerations for the concession of use of the goods [...]

2023-06-16T16:07:39+00:0016 June 2023|

Libya update – Trademarks

Since November 2022, the Libyan Trademark Office had stopped processing the files and accepting new applications of foreign Applicants, limiting itself to managing cases in which the Applicant was Libyan. Since 28 May 2023 it [...]

2023-06-07T13:38:15+00:007 June 2023|

Expo Dubai

Expo Dubai will put a spotlight upon trade with Gulf and neighboring countries., If you wish to protect your brands in that area, it is good to know that following a recent amendment to the [...]

2020-10-07T12:49:49+00:0030 September 2020|

RUMANIA – pay attention to good listing

The new TM law adopts the literal approach when interpreting class headings. According to this practice, which was initiated by the EUIPO some years ago, when class headings are used to designate the scope of [...]

2020-10-07T12:54:24+00:002 September 2020|