Tagged with: IP tips

June 29, 2020 at 2:46 pm

Q&A II – Ex- Yu: Resolving conflict

Q&A II – Ex- Yu: Resolving conflict Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients most often have and share it in our Q&A series. Here we are going to…

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May 20, 2020 at 11:11 am

Q&A I – Ex-Yu: Basics on TM protection protocol

Q&A I – Ex-Yu: Basics on TM protection protocol Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients most often have and share it in our Q&A series.    Q: How…

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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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April 20, 2019 at 1:33 pm

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

SERBIA ALBANIA BOSNIA CROATIA MACEDONIA MONTENEGRO SLOVENIA

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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September 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

How to stop counterfeits and infringements?

Our answer is the MIHAILOVIC 360° enforcement program eligible for the Republic of Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYRO Macedonia and Montenegro.

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