Increased Support for Enforcement Actions by the Philippines Patent Office
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) will now be able to exercise enforcement functions against those involved in the sale or trade of counterfeit items as part...
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) will now be able to exercise enforcement functions against those involved...
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All our patents belong to you
In a seemingly philanthropic gesture, Electric carmaker Tesla has announced that it is giving its patents to the “open source movement” in an attempt to promote the advancement of...
In a seemingly philanthropic gesture, Electric carmaker Tesla has announced that it is giving its patents to the “open...
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Extensions of time – a new era
Any person may oppose the grant of a patent on an application by filing a Notice of Opposition within three months of the advertisement of acceptance of the application. If...
Any person may oppose the grant of a patent on an application by filing a Notice of Opposition within...
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Threatening Infringement Proceedings
The right to take legal action against an infringer is what gives a granted patent (or certified innovation patent) its strength. However, care should be taken in how and...
The right to take legal action against an infringer is what gives a granted patent (or certified innovation patent)...
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Indian Patent Office Guidelines for Examination of Pharmaceutical Inventions
A problem with the prosecution of Indian patent applications relating to pharmaceutical subject matter has been the inconsistent and non-uniform approach that has been adopted by the four offices...
A problem with the prosecution of Indian patent applications relating to pharmaceutical subject matter has been the inconsistent and...
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Sears Brands LLC v Trio Group Australia Pty Ltd [2014] ATMO 46
This case concerned an opposition to an application to register TRIO CRAFTSMAN, in respect of goods in class 6 including hinges, nails, brackets, fittings, wire bolts and other small...
This case concerned an opposition to an application to register TRIO CRAFTSMAN, in respect of goods in class 6...
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Laverana GmbH & Co. KG v Lalisse Australia Pty Ltd [2014] ATMO 44
The applicant in this case applied for the mark LAVIENA in respect of class 3 skincare cosmetics and skincare preparations. Opponent’s trade mark Applicant’s trade mark LAVERA LAVIENA The mark was opposed on the...
The applicant in this case applied for the mark LAVIENA in respect of class 3 skincare cosmetics and skincare...
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