Under the new rule, foreign-domiciled applicants are now required to use an attorney licensed in the U.S. to file all submissions, including those made through the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS).
Every business should have a checklist when it comes to protecting the most valuable asset they have: their IP. In this blog, Dennemeyer offers five tips a company should consider when protecting its Intellectual Property.
While the majority of IP types are subject to strict rules, guidelines and timeframes due to the requirement of registration, trade secrets do not require such formalities. Or do they?
A report on IP Awareness and Attitudes issued this April by the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) shows that many consumers are willing to circumvent IP rights despite recognizing their importance.
As a seasoned patent and trademark attorney and litigator, Steven M. Shape shares in the strategic direction and management of the patent matters of Dennemeyer & Associates US. Learn more about him in this Associate Spotlight interview.
Current USPTO policy is to refuse all cannabis-related trademark applications other than hemp derived products that contain less than .3% THC. This policy has forced the cannabis industry to use creative alternatives to protect their brands.
It is hard to find somebody who has never worn a pair of sneakers or another garment featuring the famous "three stripes" at least once in his life. However, being famous does not exempt trademark owners from the strict requirements of providing evidence.
IP management goes far beyond the pure protection of IPRs, and many small and medium-sized enterprises are searching for a proactive way to utilize their rights.
Dennemeyer & Associates in South Africa recently became one of the very few law firms on the African continent to achieve the internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS).
On April 23, 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) enacted revisions to the country's trademark law.
Interview with Dr. Robert Fichter, Managing Director of Dennemeyer & Associates worldwide. Something you might find interesting about him is that he has a long history in ballroom and show dancing and has participated in many competitions!
This month’s Associate Spotlight interview features Dr. Malte Köllner, Head of Dennemeyer's Frankfurt Office. Active in the field of IP since 1996, he leads the firm's foreign filing practice. Fun fact - he is a pioneer of eco-gardening! learn more about Dr. Malte Köllner in our interview series: Associate Spotlight.