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Poland

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • April 22 2014

Rights holders in Poland can protect their rights through both civil and criminal proceedings. Moreover, in order to extend the scope of protection

Fighting the fakes

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • European Union, Poland
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  • June 26 2014

According to recent data provided by the European Commission, IP rights play a significant role in the EU economy: about 39 of all economic activity

Keeping up with the times

  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa SP
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  • Poland
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  • October 29 2013

In Poland, trademarks are regulated by the Industrial Property Law. Pursuant to this law, any sign that is capable of being represented graphically

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

Revocation of Unilever's 3D trademark for the plain shape of "Domestos" bottle

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Poland
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  • April 14 2011

The Patent Office of the Republic of Poland (PPO) decided on claims for the revocation of Unilever's 3D trademark due to non-use

Can colour be a trade mark?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Poland
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  • June 27 2011

While a single colour can be a trade mark only if it acquires a secondary distinctive character, a composition of colours made in an appropriate way and with appropriate proportions of the colours used may be a trade mark which is inherently distinctive

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