INTA releases Report on the Taxation of Trademarks and Complementary Rights in Europe03 May 2022
The International Trademark Association (INTA) on Monday, May 2, released its Report on the Taxation of Trademarks and Complementary Rights in Europe. Focused on the tax implications within the trademark lifecycle in the European Union, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland, the report serves to provide brand legal practitioners with a clear understanding of tax policy as it relates to trademark and complementary rights issues, and a framework to strengthen their collaboration with tax professionals.
Vink, Tang urge INTA attendees to seek out innovation02 May 2022
Brands are always big business at the International Trademark Association’s Annual Meeting Live+, so it was no surprise when much of the meeting’s open ceremonies were devoted to what brands can do in today’s world.
Building a greener future with IP strategy02 May 2022
As we approach the end of spring in the northern hemisphere, the scorching heat of early summer reminds us that climate change is a genuine threat to our future. However, solving the climate crisis is no easy task, and thus it is essential to turn to innovative technologies to work a way out for a sustainable future. Since IP is closely interrelated to technological inventions, can it serve as a driving force for green innovations?
IP rights waiver on Covid-19 products: compromise reached06 April 2022
Talks about waiving intellectual property rights for Covid-19-related products are seeing positive developments with India, South Africa, the United States and European Union reaching a compromise in March after 18 months of stalled negotiations.
Netflix Files Trademark Applications For Squid Game04 November 2021
A review of the recent filings made before the Bureau of Trademarks of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines reveals that Netflix has filed two recent trademark applications for “SQUID GAME”. The applications consist of a plain word mark and another with the stylized “SQUID GAME” logo. Both filings cover multiple classes including classes 9, 16, 18, 21, 25, 28, and 41.
CNIPA commissioner proposes ways to tackle post-pandemic IP protection challenges04 November 2021
Dr. Shen Changyu, commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) proposed three actions for IP offices to address IP protection challenges under the post-Covid 19 era: coordinate the top-level design of IP, constantly optimize IP administration and services and speed up the development of IP global governance.
Indonesia Builds Stronger IP Ecosystem27 October 2021
Indonesia is working to create an efficient and effective intellectual property (IP) ecosystem to combat widespread piracy and counterfeit goods.
Warner Media exec stresses role of IP protection in online platforms as AIPPI World Congress opens19 October 2021
There is an ongoing debate in the European Union and other jurisdictions about the responsibility of online platforms and a major aspect of the discussion is the protection of intellectual property rights.
INTA to host on-site mini conferences as part of 2021 Annual Meeting31 May 2021
Onsite, one-day mini-conferences as part of INTA's 2021 Annual Meeting, which it has dubbed the 2021 Annual Meeting Virtual +.
Europe is a global hub for innovation in 3D printing, new study from European Patent Office shows20 July 2020
Surge in additive manufacturing is part of the broader, rapid rise of digital technologies overall, study says.
Joint statement of EPO and CNIPA on response to Covid-1913 July 2020
East meets west to defeat hardships of IP and Covid-19.