Tagged with: Serbia

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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July 31, 2020 at 11:49 am

Q&A III – Enforcement of your IP rights

Q&A III – Enforcement of your IP rights Each month we answer 3-5 questions our clients most often have and share it in our Q&A series. Here we are going…

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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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June 12, 2020 at 12:31 pm

Our 360° enforcement program explained: RS, ME, BA, MK & AL

Our unique approach enables the IP owner to monitor goods crossing the borders as well as the goods that have already entered the market place. With our 360° enforcement program…

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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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February 5, 2020 at 12:53 pm

Serbia changes to the opposition based TM system

Starting this February, Republic of Serbia has changed their Trade Mark Law substantially by switching to an opposition based system rather than the one where the IPO examined all applications ex officio for absolute and relative grounds for refusal.

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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 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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