Trademark law

Update: Impact of Brexit on Intellectual Property Rights


Ahead of 1 February 2020, the day on which the UK will leave the EU in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement concluded between the EU and the UK, we updated our information about the impact of Brexit on intellectual property...

Malaysia joins the Madrid Trademark System


On September 27, 2019, Malaysia deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with the World Intellectual Property Organization, making Malaysia the 106th member of the Madrid System, which now covers 122...

Canada: Accession to Madrid Trademark System and Modernization of Trademark Law


With effect from June 17, 2019, Canada has joined the Madrid trademark system, which regulates the international registration of trademarks through the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). As a result, Canada can now...

Update: On what Brexit matters on IP law


Day by day we are getting closer to the B-Day in 2019. In the following we give you a little update on what Brexit matters on IP law. First of all, some important dates to keep in mind: 29 March 2019 – this is B-Day, Great...

Good news for internationally operating trade mark owners: India joins Madrid System


Under the Madrid System trade mark owners may protect a mark in up to 89 countries plus the European Community by filing one application in only one language with one set of fees, in one currency. Applicants wishing to use the...