01
Aug 2013
Global IP

Lawyers and confidentiality – when things go wrong

One point which every lawyer or law student knows is basic in the client-attorney relationship is confidentiality. Therefore hearing about...
30
Jul 2013
Global IP

TÜV formally hands over our QUALITY management system certificate

The TÜV Rheinland Group is a leading provider of technical services worldwide. Founded in 1872 and headquartered in Cologne, the Group...
26
Jul 2013
Global IP

Global Innovation Index: And the winner is…. Switzerland!

For the second year running Switzerland keeps the first position in the ranking of innovative countries, according to the Global Innovation...
24
Jul 2013
Global IP

Amazon will probably not obtain the gTLD .amazon

One of the 1930 new gTLDs applied for last year was .amazon, requested by e-commerce giant Amazon EU s.r.l. The Governmental Advisory...
24
Jul 2013
Global IP

Iran ratifies the PCT

The Islamic Republic of Iran deposited on 4th July its instrument of ratification of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), though indicating...
23
Jul 2013
Global IP

BALDER’s quality management system certified under ISO 9001:2008 standard

Dear Clients and Colleagues: It is a great pleasure for us to announce that our quality management system has now been certified under...
09
Jul 2013
Global IP

Copyright on the famous “Happy Birthday to You”?

According to The Guinness Book of World Records of 1998 the most popular song in the English language is “Happy Birthday to You”. What...
17
Jun 2013
Global IP

Increase expected on the official fees of the Indian Patent Office for patent matters

Following a recent notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India informing that an amendment of the Patent rules is...
10
Jun 2013
Global IP

China to use the Cooperative Patent Classification

The European and Chinese Patent Offices have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which should lead to China starting to classify new...
03
Jun 2013
Global IP

BALDER and INTA support India in its preparation for the entry into force of the Madrid Protocol

As our readers know, India has joined the Madrid Protocol on Trademarks and will accept trademarks as of 8th July 2013. International...