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 process. Read more here.
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The “Big Mac” trademark is not exclusive to McDonald’s anymore, at least not in the EU. Read more here.
“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 or services and without authorisation from the trademark owner. Other kinds of trademark infringements include ambush marketing, cyber -squatting, passing off, and trademark dilution.”
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 Security (IMSS). Read more here.
“Stan Lee was many things, and among them, he was an outstandingly successful entrepreneur of intellectual property.”
“On August 10, 2018, one of the most awaited Industrial Property Law amendments entered into force.” Read more here.
“South Korean prosecutors on Thursday said they have indicted nine people on suspicion of leaking Samsung Electronics Co Ltd flexible display technology to a Chinese company.” Read more here.
“Anders Jensen of Lawrie IP says entrepreneurs should not put IP on the back burner even if they are tempted to do so while they get their businesses off the ground…” continue reading here.