Fragrance and Intellectual Property: which protection?

 Fragrance is nowadays a very important economic interest whether in art, luxury or marketing industry. Faced with such interests, how … Continued

What are the challenges of zombie trademarks?

 The protection of intangible assets as well as the efficient management of zombie trademarks or patents  portfolio contribute to the … Continued

How to develop a reliable and flexible compliance strategy for intellectual property professionals?

 With the rise of the digital age, setting up a reliable and effective compliance strategy as well as mobilizing the … Continued

International Trademark: Islamic Republic of Pakistan joins the Madrid System

As of May 24, 2021, the Madrid System will officially welcome its 108th member: the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. On … Continued

“Le Frenchy”, a sign considered distinctive for cosmetic and perfumery goods

 The French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) issued a decision on March 23, 2019, rejecting Guerlain’s application for the … Continued

THE NECESSITY OF PROMOTING THE TRADEMARK ON WHICH THE COMPLAINT IS BASED ON

(WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center  Natixis Intertitres v. Super Privacy Service LTD c/o Dynadot / Fredrik Lindgrent Case No. D2020-1383) … Continued

Racism: when the news catches up with the brands

Uncle Ben’s, Eskimo Pie, Quaker Oats… Apart from the fact that they belong to the food sector, these brands have … Continued

The respondent has a licence on a trademark corresponding to a disputed domain name

WIPO, Arbitration and Mediation Centre, March 11, 2019, No. D2019-0035, Pharnext versus Wang Bo, Xiang Rong (Shanghai) Sheng Wu Ke … Continued

The « Copyright in the Digital Single Market » Directive: transposition is on the way!

Protecting authors’ rights is a necessity in the digital age, as information flows more and more easily. That is why … Continued

No exclusive right on the image of property.

The image of property cannot be subjected to an exclusive right. This is also valid for public domain properties, as … Continued