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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.
May 20, 2015
F1 vs. F1 FITNESS KLUBS FITNESS CLUB
On 20th May 2009 ‘Mevi’ Ltd. has registered with the Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia a trademark F1 FITNESS KLUBS FITNESS CLUB (fig.), reg. No. 60 627 in respect of the services in classes 41, 43 and 44.
The Anti-counterfeiting 2015 - A Global Guide, a supplement to internationally recognized World Trademark Review magazine
Zemgale Regional Court on 11 March 2015 has delivered a final decision on the claim brought by Lithuanian company UAB ”Elbela” against Latvian company SIA “Unisat” concerning the enforcement of contractual penalty for an illegal use of a trademark.
January 30, 2015
Counterfeit HELLO KITTY watches
The Agency TRIA ROBIT has successfully represented the interests of the company ‘Sanrio Company Ltd.’ in the administrative violation proceedings against the Latvian company ‘Timberlit’ LLC concerning the import of watches into the Republic of Latvia, which had an image confusingly similar to the Community trademark No. CTM 003000148 belonging to ‘Sanrio Company Ltd.’ and known as “Hello Kitty”.
The amendments of Civil Procedure Law adopted by the Parliament on 30 October 2014 has entered into force from January 1, 2015. According to adopted amendments all matters regarding patent rights, topographies of semiconductor products, industrial designs, trademarks and geographical indications will be examined now by the Vidzeme Suburb court of Riga City as a court of first instance.
November 05, 2014
Ask.com и Ask.fm - Ask TRIA ROBIT!
On 4th of November 2014 the Collegium of Civil Cases of the Riga Regional Court has terminated the litigation between US digital media corporation ‘IAC Search & Media, Inc.’ and Latvian IT-company ‘Ask.fm, SIA’.
October 08, 2014
OHIM did not find LoC between ‘PELY Clean’ and ‘KLEEN’
Attorneys of Agency TRIA ROBIT Mrs. Natalia Anohina and Mr. Bronislavs Baltrumovics secured a successful defense for the client - Latvian company SIA Polipaks in the cancellation action brought by Pely-plastic GmbH & Co. KG against the CTM 011138881 KLEEN.