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Ip world
21 June 2024

Subtle changes in Japanese patent practice

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) has published its 2024 Activity Report, a compilation of statistical information and policy findings from the year 2023...

Champs Elysées
Ip world
21 June 2024

Lindt vs. Comité des Champs Elysées – Cour de cassation – May 16, 2024

Every year, the Champs Elysées committee illuminates the famous avenue using electronic devices.

Anniversaire
Ip world
21 June 2024

First anniversary of the unitary patent

On June 1, the unitary patent celebrated its first anniversary. It is time to take stock.

Qatar
Ip world
21 June 2024

Qatar joins the international trademark system

From August 3, 2024, it will be possible to designate Qatar in an international trademark or to base an international trademark on a Qatari national trademark.

Evénement Brandon Valorisation
With us
21 June 2024

“Unleash the full potential of your patents” event on May 16, 2024

We attended the "Unleash the full potential of your patents" event organized by Premier Cercle and Lexis Nexis on May 16 in Paris.

rédiger un brevet
Ip world
21 June 2024

Patent filings : 2023 figures from the European Patent Office

The economists at the European Patent Office (EPO) have published the Patent Index 2023. Here are a few data points we have selected as interesting trends.

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Ip world
15 April 2024

New e-Soleau portal

This April, the French IP Office (INPI) will be launching a new e-Soleau portal.

Atlanta
With us
15 April 2024

INTA 2024: See you in Atlanta

Brandon IP will be attending the INTA (International Trademark Association) conference, which brings together our clients and colleagues from all over the world in the same city.

Ip world
15 April 2024

Original stools

STAMP company sued the French retail store chain La Foir'fouille, accusing it of infringing its copyright in the famous Tam Tam stool, in the absence of design rights, which had lapsed.

With us
15 April 2024

We were on the FICPI Executive Committee

Anne Lévy represented our firm at the Executive Committee of FICPI which was held from 17 to 20 March in Goa, India.

Ip world
15 April 2024

Protection refused for virtual portraits

For once, this decision does not relate to the possible copyright of an AI on creations, but the refusal to protect them as trademarks at the EU level.

Ip world
15 April 2024

PUMA’S reputation reaches its limit

PUMA attempted to oppose the European Union's figurative mark BERTRAND PUMA, which covered goods in classes 7, 9 and 11 relating to the bakery industry.

With us
20 March 2024

Leaders League rankings

The new Leaders League rankings have arrived, and BRANDON IP is ranked HIGHLY NOTORIOUS in several categories!

Noisettes
Ip world
6 February 2024

An orangutan does not denigrate

An interesting decision was rendered by the Paris Court of Appeal last December in a dispute between Ferrero and Rigoni di Asiago.

Produits de beauté
Ip world
6 February 2024

When a quantum claim leaves you skeptical

Where a cream is presented as "a new path to cosmetic rejuvenation for the skin born from quantum science"...

www
Ip world
6 February 2024

What’s new in domain names

New domain name extensions will soon be available. They are open to everyone, with no particular restrictions.

Fiscalité applicable à l'apport de propriété intellectuelle à une société
Ip world
1 February 2024

Transferring intellectual property rights to a company: a few rules to be aware of

The purpose of this communication is to draw your attention to the tax aspects to be observed in the event of a contribution in kind of an intangible intellectual property asset to your company.

Anniversaire Brandon IP au Studio Harcourt
With us
6 December 2023

The firm celebrated its 157th anniversary in good company

On October 27, 2023, Brandon IP celebrated his 157th birthday at Studio Harcourt.

Agenda PI
Ip world
6 December 2023

The end of 10 days: Changes to the calculation of European Patent Office limitation periods

Read more here

Ip world
5 December 2023

Is Artificial Intelligence patentable?

Wouldn't computer programs be patentable? What about "Artificial Intelligence"? Read our article:

Renew
With us
29 November 2023

New improvements for smoother annuity management

We are pleased to announce some positive developments in our annuity management process.

Brevet Unitaire
Ip world
29 November 2023

OPT-IN or OPT-OUT?

Some information and reminders on the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and on the opt-out to discover in this article.

Master Classes
With us
28 November 2023

We’re lauching our masterclasses

Discover the Master Classes on IP and the valuation of your innovations

Ip world
27 November 2023

PERFECTO : a clothing brand, not a garment !

PERFECTO is a registered clothing brand, and that it is not possible to use this term as a common name.

Photo Social Media
Ip world
9 November 2023

The Digital Service Act (DSA) comes into force

A new European Union regulation came into force on August 25, setting out rules for digital platforms to ensure that legal principles applicable offline are respected online.

Brevet Unitaire
Ip world
8 November 2023

Unitary patent: what are the launch results?

The unitary patent came into force on June 1, 2023, as did the Unified Patent Court (UPC).

Un nouveau cap
With us
2 October 2023

A new course in 2023

The year 2023 marks our firm's 157th anniversary, and it's also 20 years since Anne and Michel Lévy took over the business.

Ip world
22 September 2023

Artificial intelligence x Photography

At a time when AI is shaking up the world and all artistic fields, our client PHOTO MAGAZINE published a special issue last March-April on the theme "Should we be afraid of AI?"

FICPI
Events
20 September 2023

FICPI London Forum

As president of the commission dealing with practice management issues and the future of the profession, Anne will be taking part in the Federation's Executive Committee on October 3-4.

Protection d'une oeuvre de street art par le droit d'auteur
Ip world
19 September 2023

Copyright protection for a work of street art

Court of Appeal - July 5, 2023

With us
7 July 2023

2023 recognition from Leaders League rating agency

Brandon IP is ranked among the best IP attorneys in France in 2023 by Décideurs magazine, published by the Leaders League rating agency.

Nouvelle BBD métier pour Brandon IP
With us
3 July 2023

Brandon IP gets a new business database

To better inform our customers and make our processes even more secure, we are improving our computerized management tools.

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With us
30 June 2023

Birth of BRANDON REZAC

This is a major development for Brandon IP and the Brandon Group in general: we have recently joined forces with the law firm Rezac Law.

Ip world
26 June 2023

Geographical points of vigilance

A few reminders about geography and trademark law. Some are well known, others a little less so.

With us
15 June 2023

Publication: Mediation at the service of Intellectual Property

Anne Lévy, president of Brandon IP, has contributed to the writing of the first book about mediation applied to intellectual property.

Lancement officiel de la JUB
Events
14 June 2023

Official launch of the Unified Patent Court

On June 1st, the public hearing for the swearing-in of the legally qualified and technically qualified judges of the First Instance Court of the Unified […]

Big date
Ip world
20 March 2023

Pay attention to GDPR compliance

It has now been almost 5 years since you heard about the GDPR and the need to comply with this regulation concerning the collection of personal data.

Joyeux anniversaire
With us
13 March 2023

New services for an anniversary year

Throughout 2023, we will be offering you new features, particularly in terms of services. Read more...

Joyeux anniversaire
With us
6 March 2023

20 YEARS!

It has been 20 years this year since Anne and Michel Lévy took over this intellectual property law firm. Read more...

Les enjeux de la valorisation de votre propriété intellectuelle
Ip world
28 February 2023

Why should you file a patent or register a trademark?

According to the INPI, France is the European champion in terms of trademark application, with 100,000 applications filed per year at the INPI.

CR7
Ip world
27 February 2023

A red card for CR7

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo holds several trademark rights, particularly at European Union level, including a CR7 trademark for drinks, filed in February 2022.

Union Européenne
Ip world
22 February 2023

Is the unitary patent for you?

A few days before the start of the sunrise period and the start of preparations for the Unified Patent Court (UPC), it seemed important to us to review the counterpart of the UPC.

Lignes de code
Ip world
22 February 2023

Will the French Patent Office align itself with the EPO on the patentability of software?

Unlike the European Patent Office (EPO), the French Patent Office (INPI) has always taken a relatively strict approach to the patentability of computer-implemented inventions, also […]

Lapins or chocolat de Lindt
Ip world
2 January 2023

The most notorious (chocolate) rabbit

Do you know this rabbit? Sold by Lindt for a long time and successfully, it is protected in particular as a three-dimensional mark.   As […]

Supreme Court of United States
Ip world
2 January 2023

Change of practice in the US

The United States Office (USPTO) has just introduced a new rule which, as of December 3, 2022, limits the time limit for responding to an objection from the Office.

pompiers
Ip world
2 January 2023

Rififi among Marseille firefighters

The Departmental Fire and Rescue Service of Bouches du Rhône was recently the victim of cybersquatting for its domain name pompiers13.fr. (firefighters)

Indice mondial de l'innovation 2022
Ip world
20 December 2022

Intellectual property at the origin of 82 million jobs in the European Union

Intellectual property is responsible for nearly 30% of jobs in the EU over the period 2017 to 2019.

Ip world
20 December 2022

NFT and metaverse: how to classify?

The emergence of new technologies and new products can sometimes be a real headache when it comes to filing a trademark to protect them.

L'Office Européen des Brevets est prêt à délivrer un brevet Européen, sera-t-il possible de bénéficier de l'effet unitaire ?
Ip world
19 December 2022

How to prepare for the Unified Patent Court

Initially announced for April 1, 2023 the Unified Patent Court (UPC) should finally start on June 1, 2023.

Meilleurs voeux
With us
16 December 2022

Happy Holidays!

The entire BRANDON IP team wishes you a very happy holiday season!

With us
13 December 2022

Appointment of judges for the next Unified Patent Court

The list of judges retained within the framework of the Unified Patent Court has been disclosed. It has a total of 85 judges, including 51 […]

Logo Bletry et Roger Petit devenu BRANDON IP
With us
23 November 2022

A little bit of history…

For almost 20 years at the head of Office BLETRY, now Brandon IP, Anne and Michel Lévy have endeavored to maintain and promote the reputation of this firm created in 1866 by the BLETRY brothers.

Artificial intelligence
Ip world
21 October 2022

Copyright and artificial intelligence

An American artist has just registered his copyright for a graphic novel generated by artificial intelligence (AI). Kris Kashtanova indeed created this graphic novel from […]

Justice
Ip world
20 October 2022

Mr. Daniel Druet fails to have the paternity of his works recognized

We told you about the action brought by the sculptor Daniel Druet against the Galerie Perrotin, its publishing house and the Monnaie de Paris for […]

Indice mondial de l'innovation 2022
Ip world
19 October 2022

What the Global Innovation Index reveals in its 2022 edition

The global index published by WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization, ranks the innovation capacity of around 130 countries each year.

Monténégro
Ip world
19 October 2022

Montenegro becomes a member of the EPO

Montenegro's membership took effect on 1 October 2022.

Update
Ip world
18 October 2022

The DIOR SADDLE bag is not a valid figurative mark

In March 2021, CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE filed as a three-dimensional trademark the following design representing the shape of its “Saddle” bag.

Intelligence artificielle
Ip world
17 October 2022

For the EPO, the inventor must be human

Nouveau site Internet pour Brandon Valorisation
Clients and partners
30 June 2022

New website for Brandon Valorisation

On line since June 7, the new website of our partner firm Brandon Valorisation!

Beatles
Ip world
30 June 2022

The reputation of the Beatles is not that of the trademark

Following the filing of a French trademark The Beatles, an opposition had been filed by Apple Corps, owner of the Beatles trademark whose notoriety was […]

Ip world
30 June 2022

4 millions European patents published

The number of patent applications published by the European Patent Office (EPO) has just passed the 4 million mark.

Logo INPI
Ip world
30 June 2022

First decision from the French Patent Office on a patent opposition

On May 23, 2022, the Director General of the French Patent Office issued the first decision on an opposition to a patent. This procedure was […]

Ip world
30 June 2022

Turmoil in the contemporary art world

A lawsuit is currently pending in the French courts between the French sculptor Daniel Druet and the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan regarding the paternity of […]

Emirats Arabes Unis
Ip world
29 June 2022

A new law in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates has issued a new Federal Trademark Law that came into effect in January 2022.

NFT, un bien immatériel pas si sécurisé que ça
Ip world
23 June 2022

NFT, an intangible asset that is not so secure

If the NFT, or non-fungible token, is known for its security and traceability, recent news has shown that its security is quite relative.

Forte Notoriété - Propriété industrielle brevet électronique télécoms & nouvelles technologies
With us
23 June 2022

Brandon IP recognized by Leaders League

As last year, our firm is listed in a very good position in the Leaders League ranking which identifies and rewards intellectual property law firms […]

Le système de la marque internationale étendu à de nouveaux pays
Ip world
23 June 2022

The international trademark system extended to new countries

On April 4, 2022, the Government of Chile filed its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol.

Louis Vuitton condamné en contrefaçon
Ip world
23 June 2022

Louis Vuitton condemned for counterfeiting

For once, the trunk-maker was condemned by the Paris Court of Appeal last March for having used a clasp created by a designer without authorization.

L'Office Européen des Brevets est prêt à délivrer un brevet Européen, sera-t-il possible de bénéficier de l'effet unitaire ?
Ip world
23 June 2022

The European Patent Office is ready to grant a European patent

The European Patent Office is ready to grant a European patent, will it be possible to benefit from the unitary effect?

L'invention du stagiaire, une attribution clarifiée
Ip world
23 May 2022

Trainee’s invention, attribution clarified

Article L.611-7-1 of the Intellectual Property Code (IPC) introduced by the December 15, 2021 ordinance finally clarifies the attribution of the invention developed by a trainee.

Ip world
23 April 2022

Consequences of the situation in Ukraine and Russia in terms of intellectual property

There have been reports that the Russian government has decided to waive patent rights for patent holders from certain foreign countries. In particular, there are […]

With us
23 February 2022

Brandon IP supports designers

In collaboration with graphic designer Fred Péault, Brandon IP will display seasonal animated inserts. For « fun » and poetry, but also to mark the seasons and […]

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