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Noisettes
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.

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:

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.

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).

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?"

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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 […]

Ip world
23 February 2022

Two new accessions to the international design protection system (The Hague)

Jamaica and China have recently joined the WIPO Hague System allowing these territories to be  designated within an international design application. Jamaica is the 93rd member […]

Ip world
23 February 2022

No three-dimensional mark for Moon Boot shoes

The Italian company Tecnica Group SpA was refused protection as a three-dimensional mark by the European Office. The trademark had been filed at the European […]

Ip world
23 February 2022

When Leffe asks a Breton brewer called Leff to change their name

The AB InBev group, the world’s leading brewer holder of the LEFFE brand does not intend to allow the Breton brewery of Leff to use […]

Ip world
23 February 2022

The USPTO registers its name as a trademark to better fight against fraud

Even national IP Offices have to defend their names. It is for this purpose that the US Office has registered the terms USPTO, UNITED STATES […]

Ip world
23 February 2022

Entry into force of the provisional application protocol of the UPC: we take stock

Almost 50 years after the creation of the European Patent Office and further to the recent filing of the instruments of ratification of the Provisional […]

Ip world
24 January 2022

United Arab Emirates join Madrid Trademark System

On September 28, 2021, the Government of the United Arab Emirates filed at WIPO its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol, making the United […]

Ip world
24 January 2022

The filing of a trademark is no longer constituting an infrigement

In two decisions issued on October 13, the French Supreme Court made an important reversal of case law. The question asked to the Supreme Court […]

Ip world
24 January 2022

A look back at the year 2020

Global intellectual property indicators report: global trademark filings exploded in 2020 despite global pandemic. According to the WIPO report, patent applications increased in 2020, as […]

Ip world
24 January 2022

Signature of a PPH agreement (Patent Prosecution Highway)

Signature of a PPH agreement between the French Patent Office (INPI) and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Image atome
News
28 October 2021

No future

What is the best security strategy to adopt when launching a new logo? On the one hand, to carry out an availability search among the […]

Ronaldo
News
12 October 2021

Cristiano shines in his underwear

  Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo owns several trademarks composed of his name, for various products and services, some used, others most certainly for protective purposes. […]

Ip world
5 October 2021

An artificial intelligence named inventor of a patent application?

We have already told you about Dabus, the artificial intelligence to which the European Patent Office has refused inventor status. It was 2020 and it […]

News
28 September 2021

A step forward towards the European unitary patent

The process of adopting the European unitary patent system is still ongoing and we are monitoring it regularly. The entry into force of the agreement […]

News
14 September 2021

Two heavy penalties under the GDPR

Convictions for non-compliance with the Regulation on the Protection of personal data are falling like dead leaves this summer… After the 746 million fine imposed […]

News
19 May 2021

Debates in progress before the French Council of State

The regulations relating to personal data conflict with the needs of the intelligence, justice and police services, and the arbitration between the two has been […]

News
19 May 2021

Two rock’n roll decisions

On February 25, 2021 the Paris court recognized the famous Rolling Stones logo as a well-known trademark. The company that owns the intellectual property rights […]

News
19 May 2021

The author’s remuneration in the commissioning contract

The Higher Council for Literary and Artistic Property (CSPLA) entrusted Sarah Dormont, lecturer and Pierre Sirinelli with a mission to assess the advisability of defining […]

Image santé et brevets
News
19 May 2021

Health, the main sector for European patents

According to recent results published by the European Patent Office, medical technologies registered the highest number of inventions in 2020. The pharmaceutical sector (+10%) and […]

News
19 May 2021

The Trademark Modernization Act in the United States

Signed last December by former President Trump, the Trademark Modernization Act includes provisions relating to the assessment of infringement damage and questions of the use […]

News
19 May 2021

What legal basis to use in the event of non-compliance with a license agreement?

Counterfeit or contractual liability? That is the question! The Paris Court of Appeal ruled on March 19, 2021 in favor of contractual liability and set […]

News
25 January 2021

A new database which lists geographical indications

Since November, the European Union Office (EUIPO) has been offering a database of geographical indications recognized and protected in the European Union: GIview. Its main […]

Bundestag
News
22 January 2021

German Bundestag approves bill to ratify Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

On November 26, the Bundestag adopted the ratification bill on a unified patent court (UPC). This is an important step towards the implementation of the […]

News
22 January 2021

Who can act on the ground of a registered trademark in the name and on behalf of a company not yet registered?

An interesting decision of the French Supreme Court was issued on October 14th. A natural person had filed a French trademark on behalf of a […]

News
22 January 2021

The European Patent Office looks into the valuation of patents

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently published the results of its study “Valuation of scientific results – Dashboard of commercial exploitation of patents: European universities […]

Brexit
Ip world
22 January 2021

Brexit: how to make the right decisions

  We were all in a hurry to see 2020 end, but December 31 also marked the end of the transition period for the Brexit […]

Ip world
24 November 2020

French patent: Taking account of inventive step by the French Patent Office (INPI)

  As we have already announced to you, the PACTE law has established a post-grant patent opposition system in France since April 1, 2020. In […]

Balance ton cochon_BRANDON IP
Ip world
18 November 2020

Out your pig

You probably know the famous device of PUMA, the bounding feline, many times counterfeited with or without imagination.   The Portuguese company Trendiamo tempted it […]

Ip world
6 November 2020

WIPO PROOF : WIPO’s service to prove the existence of an intellectual asset

  The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched a new online service: WIPO PROOF. As the name suggests, it is about providing proof of […]

Ip world
20 May 2020

Force majeure, a legal remedy

  Can you invoke force majeure in your contracts due to the current health crisis? We thought it would be interesting to look into the […]

Ip world
22 April 2020

Increase in INPI and EPO official fees

France : Since April 1, 2020 the French PTO has posted its new applicable rates. While the official fees relating to the procedure for filing and […]

INPI
Ip world
20 April 2020

France: Entry into force of administrative procedures for nullity and revocation

  The implementation of the measures provided for by the PACTE law continues with the entry into force, since April 1, 2020, of the procedures […]

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