Issue 84
  December 2017
Contents:
 

IP Legal Updates in China - report

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Meet the Judges in Portugal

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Handy guide to notice and take down procedures

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MARQUES review of 2017

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Seasons Greetings from MARQUES

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Webinar on social media

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EU Commission publishes IP initiatives

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Latest news from EUIPO

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Representation of new types of marks

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China tops patent, trade mark and design filings

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Russia ratifies Hague Agreement

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Trade mark changes coming on 1 January 2018

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IP Legal Updates in China - report

 

MARQUES held its first event in Beijing in November. Titled “IP Legal Updates in China”, it featured presentations and discussions involving Chinese judges, lawyers and officials specialising in trade marks

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Meet the Judges in Portugal

 

 

MARQUES held its first Meet the Judges event in Portugal on 6 December, with about 45 people attending the meeting at the Museu do Oriente in Lisbon

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Handy guide to notice and take down procedures

The MARQUES Anti-Counterfeiting and Parallel Trade Team has published a paper summarising the IP protection procedures available on 30 of the most popular internet platforms and social media sites

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MARQUES review of 2017

 

 


What has MARQUES been doing in 2017? Download and read the annual Achievements List to find out about events, meetings, publications, engagement with IP offices and much more!

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Seasons Greetings from MARQUES

 

Webinar on social media

The MARQUES Secretariat will be closed during the festive period from 1pm on 22 December to 9am on 2 January. We wish Seasons Greetings to all members and their families!

 

MARQUES will be hosting a webinar titled “Social Media Back to Basics: ‘Food’ for Thoughts” on 31 January, starting at 3pm CET/2pm GMT

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EU Commission publishes IP initiatives

 

 

On 29 November the Commission announced a range of measures to ensure that IP rights are well protected, including measures to step up the fight against counterfeiting and piracy

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Latest news from EUIPO


No more faxes; IP Case Law Conference and the latest news on Designview and TMview – here’s all the key developments in the past month from EUIPO

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Representation of new types of marks

Robert Guthrie, Chair of the MARQUES European Trade Mark Law and Practice Team, brings news of a Common Communication on the representation of new types of trade marks

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China tops patent, trade mark and design filings

Worldwide demand for IP rights reached record levels in 2016, driven by demand from China, according to the annual WIPO World Intellectual Property Indicators report

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Russia ratifies Hague Agreement

 

Trade mark changes coming on 1 January 2018

The Russian Federation has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs

 

WIPO has announced that Madrid Monitor becomes the only tool for tracking international trade mark applications or registrations, and a new version of the 11th edition of the Nice Classification will enter into force

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