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The high standing of unregistered trademarks
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • October 29 2010

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


BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop


Striving for definition
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • 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


Professional representatives in IP cases
  • POLSERVICE Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office
  • Poland
  • January 4 2012

Polish law provides that, in principle, a party may perform a legal action either personally or through a professional representative. In specific cases, a person may be represented by a family member, a company employee or another person who professionally represents other persons and companies before courts and public offices a so-called ‘professional representative’, such as an attorney at law, a legal adviser or a patent attorney


The heat of the ice war
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland
  • July 23 2014

May 2014 saw the completion of one of the fiercest trade mark wars fought in Poland in recent years. In February 2007, Smyk Global Assets GmBH


Update on 3D trade marks shape marks
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • December 16 2014

A 3D trade mark in relation to a new unique product idea could in theory have been a way to achieve a monopoly on the market. However, while the


Famous and well - known trademarks the state of play
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • 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


Combining offence and defence
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • 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


Poland
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • 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


A route to better business relationships
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • April 16 2013

Those considering licensing in Poland should acquaint themselves with the country’s specificities in particular, the issues surrounding rights