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Lapins or chocolat de Lindt
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

On July 5, 2022, the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) published their decision concerning the two European patent applications for which […]

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.