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Kategorie: Intellectual property

23. 01. 2023

The benefit of a trademark for business – an investment that pays off

Everyone knows or at least has a general idea of what a trademark means and what its main purpose is. But how does a trademark actually work in practice and what are its main advantages? In which cases should entrepreneurs not neglect to register a trademark and how to choose it correctly? The answers to …

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21. 12. 2022

Amendment to the Copyright Act

Today, an amendment to Act No. 121/2000 Coll., on copyright and rights related to copyright, was published in the Collection of Laws (hereinafter referred to as the “Copyright Act” and the “Amendment”). The Amendment implements Directive (EU) 2019/789 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules on the exercise of copyright and …

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26. 04. 2021

European grant for trademarks available to (almost) everyone

At the beginning of the year, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO“) introduced a new Grant Fund for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), through which they can obtain a grant to cover costs related to the filing of a trademark application (or industrial design) of up to 1,500 EUR. The next application period for …

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17. 07. 2020

WIPO PROOF – revolution in proving the existence of intellectual property rights

At the end of May this year, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) introduced a new online service for a wide range of users called WIPO PROOF. The service is an effective tool for creating evidence of the existence of documents or data relating to any intellectual property rights at a specific point in time, …

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