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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

  • POLSERVICE Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office
  • Poland
  • May 8 2015

Poland is a signatory to all of the major international agreements on IP protection, including the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial

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

Trade marks and meta tags fair use or unfair competition?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland
  • 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

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

Can colour be a trade mark?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland
  • 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

Trademarks and domain name disputes in Poland
  • POLSERVICE Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office
  • Poland
  • January 1 2011

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

Pharmaceutical Trademarks 20102011 - A Global Guide: Poland
  • Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
  • Poland
  • September 22 2010

The following laws cover pharmaceutical trademarks in Poland: the Law on Industrial Property of June 30 2000 (Journal of Laws 2001, No 49, item 508, uniform text of June 13 2003; Journal of Laws No 119, item 1117, with later amendments); and the Pharmaceutical Law of September 6 2001 (Journal of Laws 2004, No 53, item 533 with later amendments) and related regulations

CMS brands review
  • CMS
  • Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom, Belgium, European Union, France, Germany
  • November 12 2010

It has been well over a decade since the Trade Marks Directive came into force, approximating the law on trade marks across Europe

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