Intellectual Property Protection


Baltic States
Central and Eastern Europe
Russia and CIS
Central Asia

In this section you will find IP news from the countries, where Agency TRIA ROBIT offers its services, as well as the company news.


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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September 19, 2012
Novartis claims victory over Sanofi-Aventis

Agency TRIA ROBIT was successful in defending a trademark of Novartis AG, a multinational pharmaceutical company, in Latvia against an opposition filed by another major player in a global pharmaceuticals industry, Sanofi-Aventis SA.
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August 21, 2012
Change of patent and trademark official fees in Russia

Since 23 August 2012 changes in the Regulations on patent fees enters into force in Russia.
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July 30, 2012
TRIA ROBIT secures victory for Raffaello in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia

On 19 June 2012 the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia delivered its judgment in the case concerning infringement of the Raffaello trade mark (a sweet consisting of an almond surrounded by a soft cream, wrapped in a coconut wafer shell and coated in coconut) owned by the Belgian company „Soremartec S.A.”.
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July 04, 2012
The Court of Justice of the European Union alters trademark protection and registration principles in Europe

On 19 June 2012 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a long awaited ruling in one of the most notorious cases, relating to the registration and scope of trademark protection in EU - case No. C-307/10, also known as “IP TRANSLATOR”.
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June 01, 2012
Baltic Trans (Viltransports) against the State Revenue Service/ adidas AG

The Regional Administrative Court with its decision of May 3, 2012 in case No. A42490505 upended more than a 5-year long dispute among the Latvian company SIA “Baltic Trans” (previously SIA “Viltransports”), the State Revenue Service of the Republic of Latvia and the German company “adidas AG” represented by Agency TRIA ROBIT.
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May 10, 2012
Conference on management of intellectual property rights

Conference “Intellectual Property Rights Management” was held in the Patent Library in Riga on 8th and 9th May 2012. The conference was organized by Latvian Patent Office in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization and the European Patent Office.
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May 02, 2012
AIPPI Seminar on IP Protection in the Digital Environment

Latvian National Group of AIPPI together with Petersona Patents and Krodere & Judinska has organized a seminar on IP protection in the digital environment on 27th April 2012 in the hotel Bergs, which was intended for IP professionals.
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