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November 24, 2021 at 3:20 pm

Q&A VIII – On Oppositions

Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients most often have and share it in our Q&A series. Q1: Who can file an opposition? Oppositions are filed by the owner…

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November 17, 2021 at 11:50 am

Should you renew your trade mark?

At the time the first term for a trade mark renewal comes around, as well each one after that, is the time the trade mark in question has potentially become…

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October 22, 2021 at 6:59 am

Considerations when filing oppositions
(AL, BA, HR, KS, ME, MK, RS, SI)

Filling of oppositions is now possible in all 8 jurisdictions we operate in. New TM applications are examined on absolute grounds by local IPOs, then published, and open for 3rd…

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October 6, 2021 at 12:06 pm

Q&A VII – On cancelation due to non-use

We are happy to continue our Q&A series, where we answer 3-5 questions our clients often have on a specific topic and share it with you. We hope you will…

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September 13, 2021 at 8:27 am

Guide to Overcoming Provisional Refusals in Serbia (updated)

Tips on overcoming Provisional Refusals based on relative grounds in Republic of Serbia Most jurisdictions our office covers (Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Slovenia) are based on the…

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May 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Guidelines for various TM changes in the Balkans

Guidelines for various TM changes in the Balkans Here we seek to give a comprehensive look at various documents and requirements for when changes happen during the long life of…

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January 19, 2021 at 9:24 am

THE TRADEMARK – LAWYER ANNUAL 2021

Our Managing Partner is featured in the latest Trademark Lawyer magazine! See what she said about: Resolving conflict and enforcing your IP rights: AL-BA-HR-KS-MA-ME-RS-SI

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December 16, 2020 at 9:02 am

Q&A VI – Absolute grounds for TM refusal & what you can expect

This concludes our Q&A series, where we answered 3-5 questions our clients most often had and shared it with you.  We hope you enjoyed reading it as much as we…

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November 30, 2020 at 7:21 am

Q&A V – What if we are not using our trade mark?

Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients most often have and share it with you in our Q&A series. Q1: By law, is use disclaimer filed with the IPOs?…

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November 23, 2020 at 1:58 pm

Montenegro: Are you using your trade marks?

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…

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