Category Archive for "other matters"

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JPO – Regionally Based Collective Trademark System
Jun 04, '15
Regionally Based Collective Trademark System   In recent years, nationwide projects promoting (regional brands) have been actively underway. These projects are designed to convey the uniqueness o....
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KIPO – Overview of the Trademark System in Korea
Jun 04, '15
Overview of the Trademark System History of the Korean trademark system What is a trademark? Concept of a trademark under the Trademark Act Concept of a service mark Concept of a collective mark Conce....
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KIPO – Application Procedure for Trademarks(KIPO)
Jun 04, '15
Application Procedure for Trademarks (KIPO) Overview Trademarks and service marks are protected in the Republic of Korea under the Trademark Act; and for such protection, marks should be registered wi....
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EUIPO – Geographical Indication(GI)
Jun 04, '15
Value of production of agricultural products and foodstuffs, wines, aromatised wines and spirits protected by a geographical indication (GI)   This study, financed by the European Commission, was....
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USPTO – “Ornamental” Refusal and How to Overcome This Refusal
Jun 04, '15
“Ornamental” Refusal and How to Overcome This Refusal   What is an “Ornamental” Refusal? An ornamental refusal is when the USPTO refuses registration of an applied-for mark because the sample of ....
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USPTO – How 100% Electronic Communication Can Save Time and Money
Jun 04, '15
How 100% Electronic Communication Can Save Time and Money   While more than 98% of trademark applications are now filed electronically, only 77% are being prosecuted electronically from beginning....
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USPTO – “Specimen” Refusal and How to Overcome This Refusal
Jun 04, '15
“Specimen” Refusal and How to Overcome This Refusal What Is a “Specimen” Refusal? The USPTO issues a specimen refusal when your sample of how you use your applied-for mark (the “specimen”) is not an a....
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EUIPO – Modernisation of the European Trade Mark System
Jun 04, '15
Modernisation of the European Trade Mark System – Frequently Asked Questions – See also IP/13/287   I. Trade marks – the context What is the function of a trade mark and why register ....
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