GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS LAW: new regulation on the protection of geographical indications for craft and industrial products!

On 12 September 2023, the European Parliament adopted the proposal for a regulation on the protection of geographical indications for craft and industrial products. This uniform protection throughout the European Union strives to encourage the production of quality products, help to “combat counterfeiting, ensure a wide range of quality products for consumers and contribute to…

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X logo replacing Twitter risks being considered as a trademark infringement

The X logo replacing Twitter risks being considered as a trademark infringement, and in particular of the US trademark X (n° 87980831: https://lnkd.in/eAAbmN7W) owned by … Meta Platforms, Facebook’s parent company! This demonstrates the value of conducting prior research before opting for a (new) product or service name, and thus avoiding having to change the name…

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Design protection: Brazil joins the Hague International System – filing costs fall!

From August 1, 2023, it will be possible to register designs in Brazil through the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) international design system. The system is simple, fast and cost-effective, makes it possible to obtain and manage design rights simultaneously in one or more countries, without having to file separate and multiple applications for each…

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Welcome Hadrien

Our team at Laidebeur & Partners continues to grow! Welcome Hadrien Chua !! Our new paralegal will support our clients when registering #trademarks, #designs and other #intellectualpropertyrights ! Happy to have you on board Hadrien!!

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Intellectual property rights

Industries with above-average intellectual property rights per employee (IPR-intensive industries) accounted for a total of 82 million jobs and generated more than 47% of total economic activity (GDP) in the EU in the period 2017 to 2019, according to the fourth study on the contribution of intellectual property to industry. That’s why you too can…

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