Earlier this year, South African event organizer Everest Executive Education convened a conference named “Pan-African Anti-Counterfeit and Brand Protection Summit” the aim of which was to discuss the danger of counterfeits for consumers, the damage caused to trademark owners and the progress made so far by different countries in adopting legal and administrative measures enabling…Read more
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Le gouvernement indien a pris le parti de former les services des douanes afin de tenter d’endiguer les contrefaçons sur le sol indien…les titulaires de marques se doivent de contribuer à ses efforts en maitrisant leur protection dans ce pays à fort potentiel. Dans la poursuite des objectifs de lutte contre la contrefaçon et…Read more
We all know that the Facebook social Network’s history is closely linked to intellectual property questions, with, from the very beginning, an action against its creator Mark Zuckerberg for copyrights infringment. This is so not a surprise to see that now the american company Facebook Inc. is deeply attached to the defense of its trademarks…Read more
The Le Figaro newspaper echoed the opinion of the Inlex law firm regarding their work against wine counterfeiting in China (Published on 23/07/2013 in Le Figaro – Wine) : The prestigious Bordeaux wine-producer, Château de Saint-Emilion, won its case in China when a Chinese Private individual applied for the “Château Ausone” name. However, defending trademarks…Read more
Un moyen efficace de lutter contre les contrefaçons en Chine ? Inscrire ses marques auprès des autorités douanières.
Is this one of the ways to fight Chinese counterfeits? Every day, we come across articles about trademark counterfeits in China. The existence of industrial property rights is obviously the absolute prerequisite for possible legal action. However, owning rights for the commercial territories in which one operates is not necessarily sufficient because, when counterfeits leave…Read more