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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


Changes in European Patent Office practice following findings of lack of unity
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • April 20 2017

A recent change in European Patent Office (EPO) practice is a further, welcome example of applicant-friendly procedures being implemented by the EPO


Why are celebrities trade marking their children’s names?
  • FRKelly
  • Global
  • July 20 2017

Beyoncé and Jay-Z, two very successful music artists, registered their baby’s name Blue Ivy Carter as a European Union Trade Mark back in 2012


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


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


In bad shape: Registration of 3D trademarks
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • February 22 2016

It is common knowledge that words, phrases and logos (such as Coca-Cola, ‘Have a break’ and the Nike swoosh) can be protected as registered


The new European patent legal system infographic
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 5 2015

25 EU Member States signed the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement in February 2013, laying the foundations for a Court common to all participating


Spinning trade mark under attack
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 15 2014

The word 'spinning' has become a generic word used to describe group indoor cycling sessions and is no longer a valid trademark, according to the


5 Intellectual Property facts you should know before exporting
  • FRKelly
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

More and more SMEs are now realising the benefits of export-selling, such as increased demand, risk mitigation, rising profitability


Copy digital files to your Dropbox account, Ipod, or Kindle without breaking the law
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2014

Given that copying is integral to so many Technologies, it is commonplace in the digital age to expect to be able to transfer or backup copies of