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Poland: New trade mark examination and opposition procedures
  • Boult Wade Tennant
  • Poland
  • May 11 2016

There have recently been several notable amendments to the Polish Industrial Property Act. Of particular interest to many clients will be the

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

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

Changes in Polish trademark registration proceedings
  • Dentons
  • Poland
  • April 14 2016

We would like to draw attention to the upcoming amendment to the Industrial Property Law concerning changes in the procedure for obtaining protection

Key changes to the Polish Industrial Property Law
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland
  • May 31 2016

A number of key changes to the Industrial Property Law governing trade mark registrations (among other things), are currently being implemented in

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

  • 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

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

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