Cost versus value: Why trademark clearing is worth doing properly
Timothy Eisenstadt, senior product marketing manager, Thomson CompuMark, explores trademark clearing and the reasons why it is important to avoid free tools to maintain success.
The changing role of the trademark lawyer: Managing complexity and generating insight to drive business
The role of the trademark lawyer, in a corporation and law firm, has changed significantly in the last 20 years. As the challenges continue to evolve, Jayne Durden, Vice President of Client Solutions Architecture at CPA Global, looks at the changes and their impact on the role today, and predicts the future of trademark management.
Parallel import in Russia
Vera Stukalova, InEureka, discusses parallel import issues in Russia and studies some specific cases in the trademark industry where these issues have affected businesses
Current issues for trademark due diligence checklists
Jan Vidjeskog from Philip Morris International Management S.A. gives insight from an in-house lawyer’s point of view of trademark due diligence, highlighting essential checklist points for success.
Non-infringement declarations: can voluntary administrative action be a notice of infringement?
Kevin Xu & Karen Hao, HongFangLaw, explore non-infringement declarations and specifically examine an instance where a non-infringement declaration was made due to voluntary administrative investigations, thinking about how this impacts the parties involved.
Stuart Fuller, NetNames, thinks about the counterfeit market in the digital age and its impact on the economy.
When it comes to Brexit, forget about trade; what about Trademarks?
Alexander Egerton, Seddons, gives important updates on the Brexit decision and explores ways to successfully and efficiently prepare your business for the implications of Brexit.
The (in)explainable addition of the words “another characteristic” in the new EU trademark law
Christophe van Zyl and Olivier Lombardo, Dennemeyer & Associates SA, explore the revision of Article 4(1)(e) of EU trademark law, specifically thinking about whether the insertion of “another characteristic” was necessary
Directory of Services
An A-Z of the international law firms who provide trademark related services.