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Changes to Irish domain registration policy from March 2018
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • December 1 2017

The registration process for .ie domains is changing majorly from March 2018. The “Claim to the name” will be removed at the time of registration


A Diamond is Forever: but is your slogan?
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 2 2015

Corporations invest vast amounts of money in developing and advertising their brands. Slogans are often used to increase brand awareness. A catchy


The Role of IP in the Business Plan
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • January 11 2016

Your business plan allows you to document your business objectives and helps you to focus your commercial direction - but your business plan is also a


Recording Transfers at the European Patent Office
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 5 2016

The latest European Patent Office (EPO) Guidelines for Examination have been issued including an important update regarding the recordation of


The plain facts the challenges posed by the introduction of plain packaging
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • September 7 2015

Plain packaging is a regulatory proposal requiring generic packaging for all tobacco products the packaging must consist of 65 health warnings


Practical implications of the EU trade mark reforms
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 6 2016

You may have heard about the new EU trade mark reforms which were enacted in December. These introduce some very important practical changes on


Johnson & Johnson and Novartis are fined for delaying market entry of fentanyl
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 12 2013

On 10 December 2013, the European Commission announced that it has imposed fines of 10.798 million euros on Johnson & Johnson (J&J) (with


Executing a trade mark strategy for your business
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • March 2 2017

A trademark helps to separate similar products sold by competing companies and helps customers to remember a certain product. Customers who are


Important warning notice: unsolicited and misleading invoices
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 8 2014

An increasing number of IP owners are receiving unsolicited and misleading letters from companies requesting payment for Patent, Trade Mark and


Passing off the Starbucks (HK) Ltd v Sky U.K. Ltd story
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2015

The United Kingdom Supreme Court has issued an important decision on unregistered trade mark rights in circumstances where a company has not yet