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News & Analysis

Court awards compensation to Acteon for nullity proceedings

02 July 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

In a recent ruling by the Court of The Hague (ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2018:4591) a defendant/patentee has been ordered to pay the costs of nullity proceedings brought against it, despite not wishing to maintain or assert its patent.

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AG provides an advisory opinion on Article 3(a) of the SPC Regulation

02 July 2018 by Sybille Pfender

At the end of April 2018, Advocate General (AG) Wathelet handed down an advisory opinion regarding the first of three recent referrals to the CJEU (C-121/17). This concerns the interpretation of Article 3(a) of Regulation (EC) No 469/2009.

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Registration no longer constitutes legitimate use defence in Turkey

02 July 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

Turkey has welcomed the new Intellectual Property Code (the IP Code) numbered 6769. This came into force on January 10 2017.

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Catalogue not considered publicly available material in bathtub case

02 July 2018 by Vladimir Biriulin

An applicant obtained a patent for design No 83063 concerning a bathtub. An interested person opposed the grant of the patent averring that the patent did not satisfy the patentability criteria, i.e. novelty and originality.

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Addressing the conflict between trade mark and copyright

01 June 2018 by Tilleke & Gibbins

Under Vietnamese law, if a logo is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of its holder from those of others, it can qualify for trade mark protection.

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Ascertaining Thailand’s rules on trade marks relating to alcohol

01 June 2018 by Daniel Greif and Dhanasun Chumchuay

The Thai Alcohol Control Act (ACA) B.E. 2551(2008) sets the legal framework for restrictions on alcoholic beverages in Thailand, as well as establishing governmental bodies to oversee such restrictions, i.e. the National Alcohol Beverage Policy Committee and the Alcohol Beverage Control Committee.

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Permissible evidence before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property

01 June 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

It has become common practice for parties of any administrative proceeding to ask the Institute of Industrial Property to require a third party, not related to the proceeding, or even its counterpart, to respond to several questions raised by the offeror of the proof.

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Examining non-trade mark rights protected by Chinese trade mark law

01 June 2018 by Lily Changxin Lei

In recent years, the protection system for trade mark rights has become more and more mature in China. Non-trade mark rights have also caught the attention of IP practitioners and even outsiders.

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Istanbul IP court rejects PI demand due to pending invalidation action

01 June 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

One of the two IP courts of Istanbul rejected a crucial precautionary injunction (PI) demand of a patent owner on the ground that the demand requires a full trial due to the pending invalidation action against the relevant patent.

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The importance of notice in patent infringement cases

01 June 2018 by Editha Hechanova

The IP Code of the Philippines does not expressly state that patented products must bear patent markings which serve to notify the public and competitors that products are patented. However, Section 80 of the IP Code provides that “damages cannot be recovered for acts of infringement committed before the infringer knew, or had reasonable grounds to know of the patent.