How Puma proved a trademark with reputation – a European court decision

The European Court issued a decision in case C‑564/16 P, EUIPO v PUMA. This case concerns an attempt by an Italian company to register the following EU trademark for Class 7 – ‘Machines for processing of wood; Machines for processing aluminium; Machines for treatment of PVC’: Against this mark an opposition was been filed by Puma on the […]

Global Innovation Index 2018: China Cracks Top 20. Top Rankings: Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, UK, Singapore, U.S.

New York, July 10, 2018 PR/2018/819 Released jointly by WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD and the 2018 GII Knowledge Partners, the Confederation of Indian Industry, PwC’s Strategy& and the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) – Brazil and Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service (Sebrae) China broke into the world’s top 20 most-innovative economies as Switzerland retained its […]

Company incorporation on the E-Citizen website – What you need to know

In line with the digitization efforts of the country and the recent enactment of the Companies Act 2015, incorporation and registration of companies must now be carried out through a government web based platform known as E-Citizen. One is therefore required to register their bio-data on this platform as a user to be able to […]