Second Time’s a Charm for Red Energy
Red Energy Pty Ltd, an energy retailer, applied to register the mark EVENPAY for a range of goods and services including “financial services” in class 36. An objection...
Red Energy Pty Ltd, an energy retailer, applied to register the mark EVENPAY for a range of goods and...
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Vietnam Update: Recent Structural and Practical Changes to the Vietnamese IP Office
To increase the efficiency of prosecuting and protecting intellectual property rights, the Vietnamese government recently implemented various changes to the structure and practice of its National Office of Intellectual...
To increase the efficiency of prosecuting and protecting intellectual property rights, the Vietnamese government recently implemented various changes to...
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Successful Defence of an International Mark for Sumol
Sumol+Colpal Marcas S.A. (“Sumol”) has successfully defended a non-use removal proceeding against its Sumol mark registration by relying on use of the registered trade mark with additions or alternations...
Sumol+Colpal Marcas S.A. (“Sumol”) has successfully defended a non-use removal proceeding against its Sumol mark registration by relying on...
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Thailand Update: Copyright (Amendment) Bill Revisits Internet Service Providers
In recent years, advances in technology created changes in the manner in which consumers interact with copyrighted works. These changes resulted in a significant increase of copyright infringements online....
In recent years, advances in technology created changes in the manner in which consumers interact with copyrighted works. These...
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New Zealand Update: ACTIPHEN Too Similar to ACTAZIN to Register
Anagenix opposed the Pharmazen’s application to register ACTIPHEN in connection with a range of medicinal food preparations (Class 5) and printed materials relating to those goods (Class 16).
Anagenix opposed the Pharmazen’s application to register ACTIPHEN in connection with a range of medicinal food preparations (Class 5)...
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Thailand Update: Supreme Court Decisions Indicate Acronyms can be Distinctive
In Thailand, trademark applicants often encounter rejections on the grounds of non-distinctiveness, where the application is principally composed of an acronym or a combination of unpronounceable letters.
In Thailand, trademark applicants often encounter rejections on the grounds of non-distinctiveness, where the application is principally composed of...
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Singapore Ranked as 5th Most Innovative Country in the World
The Global Innovation Index 2018 report released in July 2018 ranked Singapore fifth amongst 126 innovative nations around the world. Singapore retained its first place ranking in Asia for...
The Global Innovation Index 2018 report released in July 2018 ranked Singapore fifth amongst 126 innovative nations around the...
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