The head of the Administrative Board at OHIM has said the body will work towards implementing the proposed reduction in fees for registering a CTM, despite rumours that the European Commission’s own ideas to cut the costs in the economic downturn may jeopardize the plan.
The International Trademark Association has praised Microsoft's fight against counterfeit software.
The European Union has not done enough to counter the threat of counterfeiting, a senior official from the Taxation and Customs Union Directorate-General has admitted.
OHIM has announced that the 500,000th CTM is HANDY DANDY DESIGN, registered in the name of an Italian design company based in Milan.
The Trademark Public Advisory Committee has delivered its annual report into the management of the trademark operations of the USPTO. The report found that "the quality of the work of the Trademark Organization is high and rising".
The UK Intellectual Property Office has unveiled its new logo and website, which now has a dedicated area for professional users.
A consortium of lawyers in China looks set to file a mass complaint against the country's leading search engine, Baidu, based on the website's keyword-selling policy.
OHIM has registered its 500,000th Community trademark, but the identity of the owner remains a mystery.
The ECJ has finally delivered its judgment in Intel Corporation Inc v CPM United Kingdom Limited, ruling that Intel’s reputation alone is not enough to cancel CPM’s mark.
The ECJ is scheduled to reveal its highly anticipated judgment in Intel Corporation Inc v CPM United Kingdom Limited tomorrow.
The Canadian ice hockey team may be forbidden from using its iconic maple leaf logo at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics under a previously dormant International Olympics Committee rule.
Liverpool Football Club has agreed to withdraw its application to register an element of its club crest that is seen to be in the public domain after loud opposition from the city council.
Eric J Holder, a respected lawyer who recognizes the importance of intellectual property, has accepted the role of attorney general in Barack Obama's incoming government, according to US television network NBC.
The ANC, South Africa's ruling party, is today taking rival party Congress of the People to court over its name which the ANC argues is "confusingly similar" to a name in which it has rights.
Liverpool Football Club is tackling criticism from local politicians over its application to register one element of its club crest.