23
Mar 2015
Latin America

Normalisation in the relations between the USA and Cuba.

As a result of the recent announcement of a normalisation in the relations between the USA and Cuba, a number of American companies are...
09
Feb 2015
Global IP

EPO signs new PPH agreements with Canada, Israel, Mexico and Singapore

It is now possible to request accelerated prosecution under the PPH pilot program (Patent Prosecution Highway) signed between the EPO and...
02
Feb 2015
Global IP

We are growing! And moving!

In order to be able to cope with the growing workload and further enhance the quality of our work, by the turn of the year we...
29
Jan 2015
Europe

European Patents in Morocco

Morocco will be the first non-contracting state to accept “validation” of European patents! Validation will be available for European...
22
Dec 2014
Global IP

Internal news: the firm’s Christmas lunch

On 12th December we at BALDER celebrated our third Christmas lunch. Not all of us could attend, but the great majority did: While we...
05
Dec 2014
Europe

Rubik´s Cube

The General Court has dismissed the cancellation action against the three-dimensional trade mark registration of the Rubik´s Cube....
24
Nov 2014
Europe

Two important changes in the CTM´s registration proceedings from November 24

From November 24, OHIM users will have the option of having their applications published more quickly with OHIM's new "Fast Track"...
18
Nov 2014
Europe

Spain’s actions against the regulations on the Unitary Patent: Publication of the Opinion of the Advocate General

Today, 18th November, the European Court of Justice has published the Opinion of Advocate General Yves Bot in Case C-146/13 Spain vs....
17
Nov 2014
Europe

The draft for the new Patent Law in Parliament

Last Friday, 14th November, the Government approved the project for the new Patent Law and sent it to Parliament for debate and, in...
30
Oct 2014
Latin America

Important legal change in Uruguay compels Trademark owners to use their marks

Decree No. 277/2014, ruling Law 19.149, was published in Uruguay on October 7, 2014. By means of that Decree trademark owners are...