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New opportunities with the modernized EU trademark law

As of this month, some important provisions of the modernized European trademark law entered into force that provide new possibilities, such as the possibility to register sounds, smells, taste and movements. The purpose of the reform package, originally... read more

Nieuws grijsmaking

Protective letters to prevent seizure of evidence

Hopefully it has not happened to you yet: seizure of evidence because of alleged patent infringement. In a seizure of evidence, bailiffs may seize stock, machines, company computers and other important assets by surprise. In practice a... read more

VMI

Major patents of VMI upheld in China

Major invention patents related to tire building technology of VMI are upheld in China. These patents were challenged by Safe-Run as their defense in the ongoing legal dispute, in which VMI is suing Safe-Run for infringement of VMI’s protected... read more

Nieuws Duitsland

Germany forms new obstacle for Unitary patent

In addition to the Brexit in the United Kingdom, a new obstacle has emerged for the Unitary patent. A yet unknown private person has filed a complaint with the German Constitutional Court, which led the Court to request the German president to temporarily... read more

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