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September 17, 2019 at 8:52 am

Serbia – Customs IP Event for brand owners

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.

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September 6, 2019 at 6:16 am

2019 AIPPI World Congress is going to London!

PTMA Mihailovic is to take part in the AIPPI 2019 World Congress happening on 15-18 September at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre and Central Hall Westminster in London.

Once again this year, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property will offer a vast range of topics covering the entire field of IP, with a particular overview to current digital transformation that is affecting and improving the delivery of legal services.

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September 3, 2019 at 8:54 am

Top 3 reasons for annual Custom’s surveillance petition in the Balkans

We have previously written about the importance of the annual Custom’s  petition and, for the new readers, wanted to shortly again sum up the important points:

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July 19, 2019 at 8:41 am

Overcoming Provisional Refusals in Serbia

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 opposition system – new applications are examined on absolute grounds, then published, and open for 3rd party oppositions based on relative grounds.

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June 5, 2019 at 12:34 pm

7 useful facts about Trade Mark registration in the Balkans

Here are a few details to keep in mind when filing national applications/designations:

While most jurisdictions we cover are members of the Madrid protocol ,Kosovo, for the time being is not. As a very small territory, it is often overlooked, but can prove strategically important for the companies that have interest in the Balkans area.

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May 4, 2019 at 2:20 pm

Boston is Ready For INTA 2019

IP is all about new ideas – so if you haven’t already, we urge you to register today and plan to join us at the INTA Annual Meeting!

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April 20, 2019 at 1:33 pm

5 useful facts about EP validations in former Yugoslavian countries + Albania


Although the EP validations are uniformly regulated by the European patent Convention, here are a few curiosities you may find interesting.

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March 15, 2019 at 9:29 am

Importance of annual Custom’s surveillance petition in the Balkans

Enforcement and IP protection go hand in hand.

Important part of the enforcement strategy is a solid plan for seizure matters, especially in the Balkans region, where many trade routes intersect.

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November 1, 2018 at 9:33 am

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May 24, 2018 at 9:23 am


The world’s largest and most widely attended trademark event ended last night at Grand Finale Block Party whilst overlooking Seattle from the Space Needle Observation Deck. More than 10,800 brand protection, trademark and IP professionals from 150 countries attended 2018 INTA140th Annual Meeting, May 19-23 in Seattle, Washington.

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