Tagged with: Patents

April 11, 2022 at 6:24 am

Protecting your invention through a petty patent

In Serbia, it has recently been widened to ‘protecting a product that is a technical solution to a problem’, and not only protection for construction of a product or its…

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March 18, 2022 at 2:03 pm

Kosovo – New Laws on Patents, Design & Semiconductor topographies come into force

At the end of February 2022, the mentioned new laws have entered into force, having been published in the Intellectual property Gazette on February 4 – 5, 2022. We can…

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February 24, 2022 at 7:53 am

Q&A XI – On Supplementary Protection Certificate – SPC (AL, BA, RS, MK)

Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients often have on a specific topic and share it with you. Q1: When is Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) issued? For patents that…

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December 18, 2019 at 9:03 am

Licences in the Balkans – to record or not?

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.

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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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