The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways in which trademark professionals manage routine tasks. While technology has enabled many of us to rapidly transition to working from home, obtaining necessary signatures now requires even more advance planning, as Laura Morrish explains.
The management of patents claiming technology that is essential to an industry standard is an important, but challenging area of patent law. Sylvain Chaffraix summarises key considerations and potential strategies for patent holders.
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In Gömböc, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has provided some welcome guidance on trademarking designs in the EU, as Frouke Hekker explains.
Patent and trademark offices are adapting their working methods in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Read our overview of changes to procedural requirements, timeframes, channels of communication and other impacts on IPOs in Europe and worldwide.
The US has launched an accelerated examination procedure for patent applications relating to COVID-19, as Eric Enderlin explains.
The current health crisis has inspired inventors from a wide range of industries and organisations to look for ways to help, including meeting the urgent need for protective equipment in hospitals. Eline Migeon shares how a scuba diving mask designed for leisure activities has been adapted for medical use.
Novagraaf is very proud to be working with Gabicci, a heritage brand from the 1970s. Alastair Rawlence explains the role of IP in the revival of a beloved fashion brand.
Pandemic panic has driven acute increase in demand for goods, services and information online. Novagraaf’s Anca Dragnescu-Pinawin sets out the IP implications for brand owners.
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