November 23, 2020 at 1:58 pm
We have written before about the importance of re-evaluating your TM portfolio in Kosovo and creating strategy best suited for your business, given that TM trolls have been profiting from…
Patent & Trade Mark Agency Mihailovic provides practical and creative IP solutions across eight countries in the Balkan region of Europe:
Today, we advise across all sectors and industries, offering strategic IP advice; patent, trade mark and design prosecution and validations; infringement and anti-counterfeiting measures; litigation; and border seizures guidance.
We enjoy fulfilling our client’s requests, and we especially shine when we get a chance to help out in disputes and contentious work! This includes Provisional refusals, oppositions, cease and desist letters and lawsuits – we are highly skilled in predicting outcomes and advising on the best course of action.
We are members of international organizations including IPOA, AIPPI, ECTA, FICPI and INTA.
September 21, 2020 at 9:09 am
Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients most often have and share it in our Q&A series. We invite you to let us know if you have any IP…
June 12, 2020 at 12:31 pm
Our unique approach enables the IP owner to monitor goods crossing the borders as well as the goods that have already entered the market place. With our 360° enforcement program…
February 5, 2020 at 12:53 pm
Starting this February, Republic of Serbia has changed their Trade Mark Law substantially by switching to an opposition based system rather than the one where the IPO examined all applications ex officio for absolute and relative grounds for refusal.
January 17, 2020 at 1:27 pm
Lately, we have been noticing two increasing trends – filing of TM applications identical to large brands that have not yet broken into the market and cancellations due to non-use of otherwise known trade marks.
December 18, 2019 at 9:03 am
Licence can refer to patent and design rights, related know-how and trade marks.
It provides the licensee with the right to use an IP right for a certain period of time, for a fee, usually in a specific geographic area. At the same time, this allows the IP right’s owner to extend their brand into new markets quicker, to generate profit (through set fee or royalty), reduce costs and time to market penetration and therefore, often, gain competitive advantage.
September 17, 2019 at 8:52 am
We take this opportunity to inform you about upcoming forum held by our Customs IP department which will enable the brand owners to hold presentations directly before enforcement agents on our borders.
This event is immensely valuable as it will provide an opportunity to inform the people directly tasked with deciding if the goods before them should or should not be seized based on possible IP infringement – how to spot original or fake goods.