Validly Claiming Priority Rights under the Paris Convention

Paris Convention priority rights Introduction The earliest version of the “Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property”, typically in short just referred to as the “Paris Convention”, goes back to 1883 and received its last amendment in 1979. The Paris Convention provides for cross–border acknowledgment of certain rights related to intellectual property rights between

Paralegal Webinar International IP

It is a great honor to have received an invitation from the HalfMoon Education, Inc. to be the presenter of a webinar titled “International Patent Practice for Paralegals” on January 27, 2016. This webinar encompasses two 90 minute time slots, namely a first one titled “Overview of International Patent Practice and the European Patent Convention”

Implications of the Brexit on European Trademarks (EUTMs)

When will the Brexit actually happen? By the UK indicating officially its withdrawal from the European Union, a 2-year time period for negotiating the terms of such withdrawal is triggered under Article 50 of European Union Agreement. At present, no such withdrawal notice has been made. Although it appears that the UK will actually follow