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March 23, 2016
The new name for OHIM and Community trademark
With the entry into force of Regulation No 2015/2424 amending the Community trademark regulation on 23 March, OHIM became the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and the Community trademark became the European Union trademark.
March 04, 2016
Moldova (MD) Patents
Following the agreement between the EPO and the Republic of Moldova, Moldova may be designated as a validation state in a European Patent Application filed after 1.11.2015. Currently the fee for designating Moldova is set to 200 euro. After patent grant, a translation of the granted patent into Moldovan language will need to be filed with the Patent Office Moldova.
February 24, 2016
BRŪŽA vs. BRŪŽA LEĢENDA
Riga City Vidzeme District Court by the judgment of 10 December 2015 has settled the dispute on trade marks BRŪŽA and BRŪŽA LEĢENDA between two biggest Latvian competing breweries, JSC ALDARIS and JSC CĒSU ALUS.
November 30, 2015
Publications by Practical Law Guide
A Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law Guide has published the contributions made by attorneys of Agency TRIA ROBIT Mr. Vladimir Anohin and Mr. Bronislavs Baltrumovics on overview of patents, trade marks, copyright and designs and overview on IP in business transactions in Latvia made in a form of Q&A.
August 01, 2015
Commentaries on CTMR and CDR
C.H. Beck Hart Nomos published recently a Commentary on the Community Trade Mark Regulation and a Commentary on the Community Design Regulation, both edited by Prof. Dr. Gordian N. Hasselblatt of CMS Hasche Sigle law firm.
On 20th October 2011 ‘NAIL PROF’ Ltd. registered with the Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia the trademark HUGO Nails PROFESSIONAL NAIL PRODUCTS (fig.), reg. No. M 64 053 in respect of the goods and services of classes 3, 8, 9, 16, 35, 39, 40, 41 and 44.
July 20, 2015
New rules of customs control measures to carry out the enforcement of intellectual property rights are adopted
Cabinet of Ministers has adopted on July 14, 2015 the Regulations No 396 "Procedure for customs controls of intellectual property rights"
The Parliament (Saeima) of the Republic of Latvia on June 18, 2015, with the third and final reading has adopted the new law on the institutions and procedures of industrial property, which had been announced by the President on July 2.
May 20, 2015
Opposition against Community trademark SLOW
The Opposition Division of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) delivered on 15 May 2015 the decision in the opposition proceedings brought by the Latvian company Golddust Company, SIA, successfully represented by Agency TRIA ROBIT, against the registration of the Community Trademark application No. 12 253 894 SLOW for the services of cl. 41.