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BREXIT – Changes in the European Union

Posted on Jul 14, 2016 in News | 0 comments

  I expect most people who will read this have become tired of the “B”-word in relation to the vote by citizens of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU, so it will not be used here. It is likely that people who have EU or UK patents and trademarks will, at minimum, be curious as to how those rights/properties may be affected. The Changes to...

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Outside US Trademark Filing Choices

Posted on May 6, 2014 in Advice | 0 comments

If you are doing business beyond the borders of the USA, the copyright laws may be different; it is important to register any trademarks you use abroad to cover the countries in which you are operating or selling, or have The choices for doing so are several. They include: 1) Country-by-country 2) Regions where the countries of interest are included 3)...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2013 in News | 0 comments

TRADEMARKS A. THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD OF TRADEMARKS 1. The European Union In the European Union the Community Trademark (CTM) registration system covers all EU countries with a single procedure and results in a single registration. The coverage of the CTM registration will expand along with the EU and any new countries will automatically be included at no...

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