Intellectual Property Protection


Baltic States
Central and Eastern Europe
Russia and CIS
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In this section you will find IP news from the countries, where Agency TRIA ROBIT offers its services, as well as the company news.


April 03, 2014
Seminar on protection of trademarks on national and international level

The Latvian Patent Office in collaboration with the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) organized a seminar on protection of trade marks on national, European and international levels, which took place on April 3rd 2014 in Riga in the conference hall of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The seminar was attended by more than 90 listeners - both professionals and businessmen, as well as students.
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September 20, 2013
iCR vs. icr

On 20th September 2013 the Board of Appeal of the Patent Office of Latvia has examined an opposition filed by the patent attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT
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July 03, 2013
A new Regulation on Customs Enforcement of IPR is adopted

European Parliament on its hearing on 11 June 2013 has adopted a new Regulation concerning customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (No 608/2013) substituting the currently existing Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 of 22 July 2003 concerning customs action against goods suspected of infringing certain intellectual property rights and the measures to be taken against goods found to have infringed such rights.
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March 22, 2013

Agency TRIA ROBIT assisted famous Latvian baker, Normunds Skaugis, in defending his brand LĀČI against the attempt of the company „Staburadzes konditoreja” to register the trademark LĀČA KĀRUMS for bakery and confectionery products (cakes).
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February 18, 2013
Conceptual difference makes a difference in the ARRIBA v CARIBBA case

The mere fact that two marks are highly similar from a visual and aural perspective does not necessarily imply the overall similarity.
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February 05, 2013
Agency TRIA ROBIT is among leaders again

The World Trademark Review (WTR) in January 2013 has published third edition of their WTR 1000 – the guide on the world’s leading trademark professionals.
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January 03, 2013

TRIA ROBIT was representing the interests of the Dutch company Groothandel Vergo B.V. at a hearing before the Board of Appeals of the Patent Office on 21 September 2012.
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December 14, 2012

Is SIÓ similar to НЮ? Not even close, says the Opposition Division of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market.
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October 22, 2012

On 2 November 2012 the Board of Appeals of the Patent Office considered the opposition filed by the representative of TRIA ROBIT, Marks Kuzans against the registration of the trademark NAVITEL in Latvia. The opposition was based on the trademark NOVATEL, owned by the Canadian company NovAtel Inc.
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September 19, 2012
Jägermeister’s reindeer enhances its reputation in Latvia

On 1 June 2012 the Board of Appeals of the Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia satisfied the opposition filed by TRIA ROBIT on behalf of Mast-Jägermeister SE against registration of MEDNIEKU trademark in the territory of Latvia.
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