By removing the graphical representation requirement for a trademark application, the European legislature widened the underlying concept of trademarks as an IP right in Europe. We look into the potential impact on trademark registration and the challenges that might arise from it.
In a new episode of the Advancements series, Dr. Richard Brunner, Chief Legal Officer at the Dennemeyer Group, explains why protecting IP is of the utmost importance for innovators and how blockchain technology works to their benefit.
For its 2018 IP Quiz donation campaign, the Dennemeyer Group again partnered with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). This year the donation amount supports WWF’s campaign to reduce the input of plastic waste in our oceans and see nature be plastic free by 2030.
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.
For a UKIPO validity opinion, only newly raised grounds will be analyzed, but these can include insufficiency and added matter arguments, as well as arguments based on novelty and / or inventive step.
In an effort to keep clients up to speed with the latest developments and better meet their needs and expectations, Dennemeyer & Associates has released new features in its European patent validation web application.
Our new corporate image video features some of our colleagues as they explain what they do every day to make the lives of our clients easier by keeping their IP rights safe and helping them to become more profitable.
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?
Do you believe that blockchain is here to save the future of IP management? In an engaging presentation, Dr. Richard Brunner, Chief Legal Officer of the Dennemeyer Group, discusses the impact of blockchain technology on Intellectual Property.
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.