Tagged with: Trade marks

January 19, 2021 at 9:24 am

THE TRADEMARK – LAWYER ANNUAL 2021

Our Managing Partner is featured in the latest Trademark Lawyer magazine! See what she said about: Resolving conflict and enforcing your IP rights: AL-BA-HR-KS-MA-ME-RS-SI

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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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November 23, 2020 at 1:58 pm

Montenegro: Are you using your trade marks?

We have written before about the importance of re-evaluating your TM portfolio in Kosovo and creating strategy best suited for your business, given that TM trolls have been profiting from…

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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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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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January 17, 2020 at 1:27 pm

Kosovo: Re-protecting your IP rights from trade mark trolls

Lately, we have been noticing two increasing trends – filing of TM applications identical to large brands that have not yet broken into the market and cancellations due to non-use of otherwise known trade marks.

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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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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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