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Striving for definition

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 16 2014

Polish law does not set out regulations for famous trademarks, but protection is nonetheless available The protection of well-known and famous marks

Famous and well - known trademarks the state of play

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 15 2011

In order to protect their famous and well-known trademarks against unfair exploitation, owners must be able to prove that their marks carry information and ideas about high quality and high prestige in other words, that they have a reputation

Dressed for success?

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • June 29 2012

While there is currently no statute on trade dress in Poland, there are legal tools available to brand owners to protect their intellectual property

Non-use of trademark not justified by invalidation proceedings

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Poland
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  • March 2 2011

Unused trademark rights can be revoked even where invalidation proceedings are ongoing before the Patent Office, according to the Supreme Administrative Court

Combining offence and defence

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • August 28 2013

Fighting battles against the black market in counterfeit goods is of great importance in the global marketplace. The fight should take place on

The high standing of unregistered trademarks

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • October 29 2010

All trademarks that are used in economic activity may be grouped into certain categories

Trade marks and meta tags fair use or unfair competition?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Poland
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  • June 21 2010

In October 2009 the Court for the Community Trade Marks and Community Designs in Warsaw issued a ground breaking milestone judgment in a case concerning use of third party trade marks in a website's meta tags in order to improve positioning in search results in some search engines (XXII GWzt 809

Trademarks and domain name disputes in Poland

  • POLSERVICE Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office
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  • Poland
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  • January 1 2011

In this era of globalisation, trademarks play a significant role as instruments of industrial property protection

Maximising enforcement success in Poland

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • February 28 2011

Brand owners should note that the enforcement of rights before the Polish courts is more effective if a trademark owner enjoys protection under the national system

Advertising

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • October 31 2011

In Poland, advertisers have shied away from comparing products, despite the existence of a comprehensive regulatory regime for comparative advertising