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Jianfa vs. Michael Kors: the reverse confusion and its boomerang effect

On March 30, 2020, the Beijing Supreme Court denied the counterfeiting of the MK trademark that the plaintiff, Shantou Chenghai Jianfa Handbag Factory (Jianfa), was complaining about against the Michael Kors Company.
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The new functions of the trademark

The secret of top brands, or even those companies with good entrepreneurial intuition, is to be found in the managerial skills to communicate clear and precise messages on what future decisions will be, not only the ordinary ones, but those new and disruptive not necessarily related to the usual business.

Coronavirus hits intellectual property starting from China

Coronavirus affects intellectual property, starting from China

Pick-up TESLA CYBERTRUCK, a little distinctive brand?

For its first pick-up, TESLA deposits two new brands and does so only for apparently unusual purposes.

Descriptive marks, hovering between trademarks and generic words

All over the world, the assessment of the distinctive character of a trademark application is increasingly attracting the attention of examiners and operators in the sector, above all because the attempt by users to appropriate terms that arise, spread and consolidate in everyday practices is growing.

European Digital Single  Market and Copyright Reform. 

The Directive 2019/790 of 17 April 2019, better known as the Copyright Directive, comes into force on the 6th of June. Long debated within the European Union, it exceeds what the legislator had defined in 2001, making the changes became necessary with the advent of the European Digital Single Market.

PRAXI Intellectual Property will attend INTA 2019

PRAXI Intellectual Property will attend INTA 2019. The 141st International Trademark Association Annual Meeting will take place from May 18 to 22 in Boston.

 Canada has joined the Madrid Protocol

The Madrid Protocol will enter into force, with respect to Canada, on June 17, 2019. 

PRAXI IP will attend the ECTA 2018 Annual Conference in Athens

PRAXI Intellectual Property will attend The European Community Trade Mark Association (ECTA) 37th Annual Conference, entitled: “Gods in Transit: IP at the Crossroads of Great Civilizations”.
 

PRAXI Intellectual Property handled the patent application for the stair-climbing wheelchair designed by Politecnico di Torino

PRAXI IP handled the patent application for the new stair-climbing wheelchair designed by Politecnico di Torino.

Confindustria Verona confirms Gabriella Reniero’s prestigious assigment at the General Council for the period 2017-2019

Confindustria Verona confirms the prestigious assigment of Gabriella Reniero - Partner PRAXI Intellectual Property - at the General Council for the period 2017-2019.

ECTA Autumn Council and Committee Meetings 2017

The 47th Council and Committee Meetings organized by ECTA (European Community Trade Mark Association) will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria.

ECTA - 36TH Conference in Budapest - 28/06-01/07

The 36th edition of ECTA this year will be held in the beautiful scenario of Budapest (Hungary), from June 28 to July 1 (programme here) ). As usually the programme will include interesting discussion sessions in the IP field and a number of training workshops dedicated to IP professionals, participants from primary European companies and not only!

PRAXI INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AT INTA 2017

PRAXI Intellectual Property will attend INTA 2017, the International Trademark Association annual meeting, which gathers every yearIP professionals from all over the world.

IRMA SPAGNULO TO GIVE A LECTURE AT THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW MASTER - LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY - ROME

Irma Spagnulo - Community Design Attorney – will give a lecturer at the II Level Master in International Business Law - Economy Faculty of La Sapienza University in Rome, XIII Edition – 2016-2017. 

The lecture is titled “Distinctive and attractive potential of a trademark”.

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PRAXI IP WELCOMES QATAR FOUNDATION DELEGATES VISITING ITALY

From 3 ot 7 may 2017 PRAXI Intellectual Property will host a delegation from Qatar Foundation, visiting Verona and Trento to meet the business communities and develop collaborations in Europe and Italy, with a particular focus on Intellectual Property.