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Legal protection of brands in EU Law

‘Brand’ is not a legal term. It refers to the set of functions and symbols associated with a specific mark, including its cultural, legal, political and social aspects, which contribute to its market value. From a legal point of view, a brand is an exclusive channel of communication connected with the brand exploitation rights, an … Continue reading

Brand protection: new trends in EU case-law

At present, EU law and especially the case-law of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) provides wide-ranging protection of brands, which are considered as trademarks in law, covering such functions of trademarks as their use for the purposes of advertising, investment and communication with consumers. However, this approach causes controversy because it broadens … Continue reading

The unitary patent

6 language versions available in PDF format Das einheitliche Patent La patente unitaria Le brevet unitaire Il brevetto unitario Jednolity system ochrony patentowej The unitary patent Harmonising patent law in Europe has been a constant goal since the 1960s. However significant challenges, particularly relating to languages and litigation of patent cases, have repeatedly blocked attempts. … Continue reading

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