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
Category: Trademark Watch
A U.S. District Court in Kentucky has ruled in favor of Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) in a lawsuit that was filed to protect use of the trademark green and yellow color combination on John Deere agricultural equipment. Following a one-week bench trial that took place in June, the U.S. District Court in Paducah, Kentucky … 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.
On Monday, the British government released a detailed study that investigated the impact of social media on counterfeit trade. The report highlights the complexity of trying to quantify recent levels of counterfeiting in the U.K. It also presents an initial assessment of the scale, impact, and characteristics of infringements. Although the full landscape of challenges brought … Continued
Trademark applications are now published in the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property Gazette, within ten business days of filing. Applications will have a term of 30 days for any interested party to oppose the registration of the published application. The 30 period is non-extendable. The Gazette also publish notices of any opposed applications, providing the applicant … 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.
During a recent visit to India to discuss trademark surveillance issues with industry leaders and brand owners, Principium Strategies president Dennis Prahl was invited to discuss these issues on a very popular morning radio show –
As of August 30, 2016, a new opposition procedure has been enforced. The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) will publish the trademark application within10 business days of receipt. Third parties can file an opposition within 30 days from the date of publication.
As per Trademark Act BE 2534 (1991) as amended by Trademark Act (No. 2) BE 2543 (2000) and Trademark Act (No. 3) BE 2559 (2016) the opposition term is now 60 days rather than 90 days, for trademarks issued on or after July 28, 2016.