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IMPI delivers first registration titles of olfactory and sound trademarks and commercial image

Mexico opens up to the world of non-traditional brands. Read more here.

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Declaration of True and Effective Use for Mexican Trademarks

Mexican trademarks registered after August 10, 2018 In view of the amendments to Mexican IP Law, which came into effect on August 10, 2018, all trademark Registrations granted after this date must now submit a Declaration of True and Effective … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo settles trademark row with Skoda Auto

Garments manufacturer Monte Carlo Fashions Monday said it has entered into an agreement with Skoda Auto India allowing the automaker to use its trademark ‘Monte Carlo’. Read more here.

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“No Patent Suit Against People Who Use Our Tech In Good Faith”: Elon Musk

Elon Musk announced Thursday he had released all of the electric carmaker Tesla’s patents, as part of an effort to fight climate change. Read the article here. Read Elon Musk’s post on testla.com here.

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Intellectual property law in the world of surfing

While surfing is a significant part of modern life, it’s important to recognize that our modern idea of the surfboard, and the entire lifestyle that surfing created, took time to develop. Intellectual property (IP) law played a part in this … Continue reading

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McDonald’s loses ‘Big Mac’ trademark in EU after legal battle with Irish rival

The “Big Mac” trademark is not exclusive to McDonald’s anymore, at least not in the EU. Read more here.

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China Pressured on Intellectual Property Theft

Experts have estimated that China’s intellectual property theft costs the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars, but the cost to China of stopping the violations remains unclear. Continue reading

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Intellectual property infringement

“Trademark infringement occurs when there is a violation of the exclusive rights of the trademark owner by using a trademark, which is identical, or confusingly similar, to the registered trademark in respect to the same or similar type of goods … Continue reading

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Juan Lozano is appointed new general director of IMPI

Juan Lozano Tovar has a degree in Law from the Universidad Iberoamericana, and has served as general director of Pemex Fertilizantes, general director of Economic and Social Benefits, and holder of the Liaison Unit of the Mexican Institute of Social … Continue reading

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Stan Lee: Writer, Creator, And Marketer Of Intellectual Property

“Stan Lee was many things, and among them, he was an outstandingly successful entrepreneur of intellectual property.” Read more here.

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