The European Union’s trademark system

The European Union's trademark system (formerly known as the "Community trademark") which has been operational since 1996, makes it possible to apply, through a single procedure, for a multiclass trademark…

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Protecting inventions by patent in multiple countries

Unfortunately “worldwide patents” do not exist In today’s global market, a product may be designed in one country, manufactured in another or several different locations and ultimately commercialised all over…

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What you should know on the right of priority for patents. A european perspective

Patents and their territorial scope. The Paris Convention. Patents and utility models have a limited geographical scope, i.e. a patent granted in one country has no effect beyond the territorial…

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