European court cites the influence of color in brand identity. Many trademark professionals will be reading the news of the decision that fashion designer Christian Louboutin’s trademark should be allowed and will wonder if they need to reinforce their trademark protection strategies. Principium Strategies offers an industry-leading color watch for figurative trademarks, which is essential where … Continued
Category: Industry Insights
The EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25, 2018, impacting data privacy policies worldwide. In this, the latest episode of the Principium Pod, Principium Strategies’ Director of Digital Sean Wilke has a conversation with Michael Sim, founder and CEO of DataGlobe, Inc., about the far-reaching implications of the regulation … Continued
Join Principium Strategies executives Sean Wilke, Catherine La Rooy, and Dennis Prahl as they make predictions for brand protection industry for the coming year. The team covers a wide range of topics such as the EU GDPR regulation, the explosion of Chinese trademark registrations, Brexit, “ambush marketing” at sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup, as well as various … Continued
Time is just about up to submit entries for INTA’s 2018 Ladas Memorial Award Competition. Applications are being accepted on the INTA website through January 19, 2018. The is award was established in memory of Stephen P. Ladas. Proudly funded by Ladas & Parry LLP each year, this award is presented in two categories, student and … Continued
Chinese trademark filings for 2017 are predicted to be over 5 million, comparable to the rest of the world combined. This increase is likely to be a trend that continues, which is why Principium Strategies has heavily invested in specialist, resources, and tools & practices to ensure our overage for this region is first class. Principium … Continued
A number of jurisdictions are opening direct second-level registrations to users seeking more options in the country-code space. If you hold business interests in these jurisdictions, we recommend that you protect your brands accordingly. For example, brandusecase.nz is a second-level domain, whereas brandusecase.co.nz is a third-level domain. Here’s what to expect in the next coming months … Continued
Members of Principium Strategies were excited to be in two places at once last week: sponsoring the INTA TMAP Conference in New Orleans, and speaking on a panel at the 2017 IPO Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Today, phishing and ransomware attacks are a preferred method used by hackers online. In the white paper below, we delve into the impacts of these practices, how to spot them, and what remedies are available to minimize risk. In addition, on our first episode of the Principium Pod — a new episodic podcast that takes on the latest … Continued
Principium Strategies delivers concierge-level service with an expanded suite of brand security products, cutting edge vision and proven expertise. New York City, NY – Ladas & Parry Watch Services, a division of the globally renowned IP law firm Ladas & Parry LLP, announced today that it has united with Ladas Domains, a leading provider of … Continued
As per the Industrial Property Law of 2017, effective January 10, 2017, a new opposition term of 2 months is in force. The new Law will only be applicable to applications made on or after January 10, 2017.