Region: Serbia

Plant breeders’ rights in the Western Balkans prove fruitful

Featured in IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century 2020

03 October 2019

Litigation and eligibility: Serbia

Featured in Patents in Europe: Helping business compete in the global economy 2019/2020

The owner of a patent or its exclusive licensee is entitled to commence civil proceedings against any person infringing its right to the patent. The complaint is most effective if a provisional injunction prohibiting further infringing actions is obtained during the litigation procedure.

11 April 2019

GDPR challenges for Serbian businesses and IP registries

The General Data Protection Regulation will affect the disclosure of a company’s IP rights, as well as the availability of personal data contained in official IP registers. Registers must adapt to both allow access to the registries and protect personal data contained therein.

30 May 2018

Litigation and eligibility: Serbia

Featured in Patents in Europe 2018/19: Helping business compete in the global economy

Q: What options are open to a patent owner seeking to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction? The owner of a patent or its exclusive licensee is entitled to commence civil proceedings against any person infringing its right to the patent. The…

02 October 2017

New regulation for food products: the 'Serbian quality' designation

The Decree on Designation of Agricultural and Food Products with the National Designation of Enhanced Quality 'Serbian Quality' is now in force. The decree specifies for the first time the conditions that must be fulfilled for a food product to bear the brand-new 'Serbian quality' designation.

21 December 2016

Geographical indications in practice

With a population of around 8 million, Serbia has 68 registered geographical indications, mostly for agricultural products. A recent seminar entitled "Geographical Indications in Practice" highlighted some of the key issues surrounding the protection of geographical indications.

30 November 2016

Serbia

Q: What options are open to a patent owner seeking to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction?The owner of a patent or its exclusive licensee is entitled to commence civil proceedings against any person infringing its right to the patent. The…

11 April 2016

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