October 22, 2021 at 6:59 am
(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…
September 13, 2021 at 8:27 am
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…
September 3, 2019 at 8:54 am
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:
July 19, 2019 at 8:41 am
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.
June 5, 2019 at 12:34 pm
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.
April 20, 2019 at 1:33 pm
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.
March 15, 2019 at 9:29 am
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.