International reports

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IPlytics GmbH

IP analytics

Global Prior Art Inc

IP management

Effectual Knowledge Services Pvt Ltd

IP technology

Competition Dynamics, Inc

IP valuations

Bereskin & Parr LLP

Canada

Vivien Chan & Co

China

Ehrlich & Fenster of the Ehrlich Group

Israel

Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office

Japan

Allen & Overy, A Pędzich Spk

Poland

  • 11 Dec
    2019

    Amount paid for unlawful use of a Community design can be subject to withholding tax

    The Polish Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that the payer must collect withholding tax on the amount paid for the unlawful use of an unregistered Community design. This constitutes a licence fee, because – as the court pointed out – under the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Model Tax Convention on Income and Capital – it is assumed that licence fees also come from a tort. Full text

  • 4 Dec
    2019

    Year of change for Polish Industrial Property Law

    With amendments to the trademark regulations in March, further updates and refinements in October and an ongoing discussion on the concept of IP courts, 2019 has been a year of change for the Polish Industrial Property Law. This article addresses the October update, which was adopted on 16 October 2019 and will take effect on 27 February 2020. Full text

  • 6 Nov
    2019

    Poland goes the extra mile with new guarantee marks

    On 16 March 2019 the Polish Industrial Property Law underwent significant changes with regard to trademarks, in an effort to align it with the EU Trademarks Directive (2015/2436). One of the most significant alterations is the introduction of so-called ‘guarantee marks’, which replace the previous, scarcely regulated ‘collective guarantee marks’. Full text

Gowling WLG (International) Inc

Russia

Formosa Transnational

Taiwan

Gün + Partners

Turkey

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP

UK

Baker Donelson

USA

GreyB

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