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 […]
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 […]
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.
Montenegro becomes a member of the EPO
Montenegro's membership took effect on 1 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.
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 […]
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 […]
4 millions European patents published
The number of patent applications published by the European Patent Office (EPO) has just passed the 4 million mark.
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 […]
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 […]
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, 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.
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 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.
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?
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.
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 […]
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 […]