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2016: Developments in Intellectual Property Law You Should Know About

This year the IP world will be brimming with changes, the largest of which will take place in the European Union. Sweeping reforms in EU trademark law will be implemented in March as well as the likelihood of the Unitary Patent making its debut in...

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Authors: Matthew D. Asbell, | Practices: , | Tags: , , , ,

European Community Trademark registration for patterns and three-dimensional marks requires Acquired Distinctiveness in Each Member State

Owners of pattern and three-dimensional marks should take note of the substantial burden of proving acquired distinctiveness of their marks through use throughout the European Union. On April 21, 2015, Louis Vuitton’s European Community trademark...

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European Union – New Practice on black and white and color trade marks

The protection and enforceability of black and white trademarks in the European Union has been called into question. Trademark owners should review their portfolios to determine whether this change will affect their European...

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