What is real
is not external form.”
Why is Canada so different from Europe concerning trademark registrations?
We are currently representing a Swiss chocolatier in order to protect its IP portfolio in Canada.
The Canadian IP Office, unlike Europe, inquires by default if there are other similar trademarks that already registered.
Given the situation, we are developing the appropriate argumentation to succeed in registering our Client’s trademarks.
Situations can vary. We have already expressed our opinion in other materials on how we proceed when the trademark our customer wishes to register is already in use on the market. But what happens when the customer is the one that owns the trademark that a competitor wishes to register for the marketed products? The ( learn more )
We are currently dealing with a really interesting case where our client, a top company in the field of food supplements, owned by an investment fund from UK, is in the position of not being able to market products on the Bulgarian market due to a local firm which so far has not been interested ( learn more )
As of July 2018, we are handling a case regarding the banking industry. Our client is a private equity US firm which has completed the acquisition of a subsidiary bank from a giant group in this field. They intend to rebrand the business and step by step to reach the objective to strengthen the Eastern ( learn more )