Category Archives: In the News
“[IMPI’s] new Director has made statements in the media about the various projects that he particularly must implement during [the] new administration in the Mexican Patent and Trademark Office.” Read more here.
Faced with unreasonable medicines prices, the Netherlands introduces pharmacy exemption in patent law.
On 1 February 2019, [the] second sentence of the Dutch Patent Act 1995 came into force introducing a patent exemption for the preparation of medicines in a pharmacy. Read more here.
To request the registration of a sound mark it is important to clearly and precisely describe the object of protection, as well as the graphic representation by staves, phonograms or onomatopeyas. Read more here
Mexico opens up to the world of non-traditional brands. Read more here.
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.
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.
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
The “Big Mac” trademark is not exclusive to McDonald’s anymore, at least not in the EU. Read more here.
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