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Information Covid-19

18.03.2020

Until further notice, our offices are open for business. We aim to conduct all meetings and appointments via phone or online conference systems. We kindly ask for your understanding and cooperation in making this possible. We are...



Malaysia joins the Madrid Trademark System

03.01.2020

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

18.06.2019

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...



HEINRICH PARTNER RECHTSANWÄLTE strengthens its team with experienced lawyers and opens office in Düsseldorf

02.08.2018

In August we strengthen our team with Dr. Markus Braunewell. Dr. Markus Braunewell has worked in his own law firm in Düsseldorf and also focuses on the field of intellectual property. He will strengthen us at partner level and...



Update: On what Brexit matters on IP law

29.08.2018

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...



The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that Louboutin red sole mark does not fall within absolute ground for refusal

31.07.2018

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued on 12 June 2018 its much-awaited judgment in Louboutin C-163/16, ruling that a mark consisting of a colour applied to the sole of a shoe is not covered by the...



German Federal Court of Justice ruled on the liability of the subscriber for

31.07.2018

The First Civil Senate of the Federal Court of Justice, which is responsible among other things for copyright, has ruled that the operator of Internet access via WLAN and a Tor-Exit-Nodes according to the new version of Sec. 8...



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