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Doing Business in Singapore: Consumer Sector – IP

Our Singapore Consumer team is delighted to present our Doing Business in Singapore guide. The following overview takes you through intellectual property challenges while the full...

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Overview of the Intellectual Property Chapter of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
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The Intellectual Property Chapter of the USMCA contains a number of notable revisions from NAFTA, which are focused on stronger enforcement and protection of IP rights

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Welcoming new IPMT partners and counsel in 2020

We are delighted to announceour new Intellectual Property, Media & Technology (IPMT) partners and counsel. The promoted members of the IPMT practice span patents, trademarks,...

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Getting a handle on social media influencers

Consumer-facing companies are increasingly utilizing social media influencers to get their advertising to targeted audiences and to learn how their products are working for real people....

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EU General Court: Chinese design does not infringe famous Italian scooter design
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By judgment of 24 September 2019 (T-219/18), the General Court ruled that the Community design of a scooter registered for a Chinese company does not infringe the rights of a traditional...

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Hamburg Regional Court: Partial copyright protection of an infant carrier as a work of applied art
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In a lookalike case (Case No. 310 O 304/18) the regional court of Hamburg assumed that individual parts of works of applied art are eligible for copyright protection, not only the product...

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Blockchain: A Likely Fashion Industry Game-Changer and Goods Authentication Tool

So far you have probably only heard of blockchain in connection with financial transactions and Bitcoins.Well, that should change soon.

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CJEU: Sweet Victory for Well-Known Trademark Against Registered Design

In its judgment C-693/17 earlier this year, the CJEU confirmed a decision of the GC in design invalidity proceedings, in which the proprietor of a trademark protecting the image of product...

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EU General Court on Industrial Designs: Porsche 911 Car Model Lacks Individual Character

On June 6, 2019, the General Court (GC) declared two designs filed for the famous car model Porsche 911 in 2004 null and void, and thereby confirmed the EUIPO’s decision that the...

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