Until September 23, 2016 EUTM owners can amend class headings to add in items not clearly covered by the class heading. Most owners would likely be better off not amending anything now, but both EUTM owners and their advisors ought to check the EUIPO list of items available for “top up” or use the NJORD custom list for service-based EUTMs.
NJORD’s IP team achieved trademark registration for a perfume bottle
Our IP team succeeded in obtaining the most challenging trademark, namely the registration of a DIOR perfume bottle as a trademark. This is correct − not the name, not the logo, but simply the shape of the bottle.
Avoid counterfeits – bring home real holiday memories
The summer season is ahead, and every year thousands of Danes travel abroad and bring home holiday souvenirs. A strong alliance of authorities and organisations encourage people to bring home only real holiday memories. At NJORD, we support the initiative.
Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council amending the Community trade mark regulation became effective on 23 March 2016 as a part of the EU Trademark Reform Package. The regulation entails new exciting future opportunities for EU trademarks.
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The EFTA Court has declared that the Norwegian ports' conditions for stevedores infringe competition regulation under the EEA Agreement. An upcoming ruling of the Norwegian Supreme Court in this matter has the potential to radically change the conditions for stevedores in Norway and for Danish ship owners, ports and stevedores.
From 1 July 2016 it becomes more convenient for EU citizens and companies to electronically sign documents with legal certainty and therefore electronically enter into contracts with parties from other EU countries.
As of 1 January 2016, the Competition Council of Lithuania has adopted a new procedure and rules that will apply in connection with competition clearance. The new procedures include a few positive changes.