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A dispute involving the GI Scotch Whisky has led to a more harmonised approach between the DKPTO and EUIPO. It also highlights that consumer surveys are a powerful tool when evidence of public perception is required.
15 June 2023
UK applicants filed 10% more trademark applications abroad in the first four months of 2023 than they did at the end of last year, Fovea IP data shows.
08 June 2023
The decision is expected to pave the way for more animation videos to be registered as trademarks.
05 June 2023
The decision establishes that a prior company name protected under Slovenian law can be relied on in invalidation or opposition proceedings before the EUIPO if certain conditions are met.
15 May 2023
The criminals behind these fraudulent schemes can generate an estimated annual turnover of up to €16 million each, the report finds.
03 May 2023
From tailored content to streamlined processes, the EUIPO reveals everything users can expect from its new website, in this guest post.
03 May 2023
The European Commission has confirmed plans for a new regulation on standard essential patents (SEPs), which will see the EUIPO maintain a SEP register and create a competency centre to oversee a range of new responsibilities.
27 April 2023
This year’s World IP Day is set to be used as the launching pad for an announcement that has been the subject of intense debate and lobbying in the patent community.
22 April 2023
Each quarter WTR runs a series of pieces highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed. We kick off this new series by looking at cases where the EUIPO was rebuked by the General Court for reaching an erroneous conclusion.
17 April 2023
The EUIPO’s decision to reject the application may seem surprising, especially in light of the comment that “the consumer’s perceptions for real-world goods can be applied to equivalent virtual goods”.
13 April 2023
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