The Irish fast food-chain Supermac’s, named after its director Pat McDonagh’s high school nickname, has engaged in a trademark battle against McDonald’s Big Mac.
Am 14. Januar ist in Deutschland das sogenannte Markenrechtsmodernisierungs-Gesetz (MaMoG) in Kraft getreten. Ohne viel Aufhebens verabschiedet sich die deutsche Praxis damit von einigen Besonderheiten des deutschen Markenrechts und sorgt für eine weitergehende Harmonisierung mit dem Recht der europäischen Unionsmarken.
The long awaited implementation of Canada’s new trademark legislation has been set to June 17, 2019. The Canadian Trademark Act and Regulation have been endowed with significant revisions that will have a huge global impact on trademark protection strategies in Canada.
The first IP Trend Monitor study, which focused on the impact of digitalization on the management of IP, has been finalized.
Nowadays, we would be hard pressed to find a company that does not have an online presence or, at least, does not invest in building one. Sabrina Machei, Rechtsanwältin at Dennemeyer & Associates, discusses keyword advertising with other party's trademarks and the legal assessment of their usage.
The impact Brexit will have on IP law is still unclear, even today. With less than half a year to go until Brexit day, we cannot help but wonder where IP law stands.
What are the requirements for registering a motion, hologram, color, sound or position trademark in Japan? Watch the video presentation of Kazuya Sekiguchi, Japanese and European patent attorney at Dennemeyer & Associates to find more.
The Dennemeyer Group consolidates its global management team with Dr. Dallas Wilkinson who will lead the offices in Australia, Japan, China and Singapore thus driving Dennemeyer's further regional expansion planned for the next years across the Asia Pacific region.
Bad luck for all imitators: The city of Munich had the colloquial name for the biggest beer fest in the world (“Wiesn”) protected by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Goods all over the world are being sold constantly and the manufacturers recognize the need to have their products identified and differentiated from others. This is what led to brand names and ultimately to brands being protected by trademarks. Read this article to learn the difference.
Starting with June 1, 2018, the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (BCIP) has been amended. How will the new rules impact the trademark practice in Benelux?
Counterfeit and pirated goods are often substandard and can raise health or safety risks. This is particularly true for counterfeit pharmaceuticals, food and drink items, medical equipment, vehicle spare parts, toys and even tobacco products.