Raising funds through your intellectual property assets?

Start-ups’ executives, having difficulty obtaining loans to raise funds, may benefit from promoting their intellectual property assets, which can be … Continued

Sale of the domain name extensions: .cars, .car and .auto at auction

The domain name extensions (gTLDs) “.cars”, “.car” and “.auto” are about to be auctioned on July 13, 2020. Launched in … Continued

Invalidity action: assessment of the likelihood of confusion between a trademark and an earlier company name when the companies maintain economic links at the time of filing

In a decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union from April entretiennent, 2020 Gugler France SA v … Continued

Figurative trademarks: be aware of the extent of your protection

The judges of the Paris Court of Appeal, ruling on a referral from the Court of Cassation, adopted a strict … Continued

Questions and answers about the new opposition procedure before the French trademark office INPI

Since December 11, 2019, the French opposition procedure has evolved. We provide an update on the changes and questions.   … Continued

Coronavirus: the measures implemented by intellectual property offices to deal with the health crisis

The whole world’s been in slow motion since the Covid-19 virus spread. Thus, state governments are doing their best to … Continued

Instagram and social networks : what rights do users have in their posted photos?

With the development of social networks, creativity on Internet expanded to a point that it became almost imposible for an … Continued

Will trademark non-use due to quarantine be considered a valid reason?

Due to the current health situation, the majority of companies have reduced their activity. This suspension or reduction of activity … Continued

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day: issues and challenges

In honor of the 22nd World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, Dreyfus Law Firm attended a Webinar organized by INDICAM(Istituto di Centromarca per … Continued

The important business of domain names related to the coronavirus: simple speculation or sophisticated scams?

Individuals, entrepreneurs, professional url brokers… all are trying to buy and resell domain names with keywords related to the virus. … Continued