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L’INDE ADHERE AU SYSTEME DE LA MARQUE INTERNATIONALE

According to an information published on  the WIPO’s website :    “India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma today deposited his country’s instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Marks at WIPO, bringing the total number of members of the international trademark system to 90. The treaty will enter…

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L’INDE ADHERE AU SYSTEME DE LA MARQUE INTERNATIONALE

According to an information published on  the WIPO’s website :    “India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma today deposited his country’s instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Marks at WIPO, bringing the total number of members of the international trademark system to 90. The treaty will enter…

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3D Trademarks in French and Community practice

considered, for example, that the breakable characteristic and overall shape of the LEXOMIL pill did not fulfill a technical function. The shape of a product or a product’s packaging are eligible as trademarks. French and Community trademark provisions concur in listing them as signs that may constitute trademarks. However, in practice, distinctiveness and the desire…

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New rules in French opposition proceedings

A new French Decree modifies opposition proceedings. Suspension may still be obtained for a maximum of six months but only through an initial period of three months renewable once. Until now, the parties could apply for suspension for different lengths of time, provided these did not exceed six months in all. The Decree also removes…

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