Nikos Minas speaks at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

We were delighted to have Dr. Nikos Minas presenting at the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference. Nikos talked about the Role of Intellectual Property in an Open Innovation Ecosystem, which is becoming the “go to” strategy for developing innovative products and services. Nikos also chaired the session on business technology. Over 9,000 people attended the Conference [...]

2020-09-14T11:02:17+00:00January 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The High Court refuses leave to appeal to the Supreme Court in the MARIE CLAIRE trade mark case.

A long running dispute in Ireland concerning ownership of the MARIE CLAIRE trade mark in respect of clothing has finally been resolved. In a judgement delivered on July 21 2014, Mr. Justice Barrett of the Irish Commercial Court refused  an application by Marie Claire Netherlands B.V(MCN)  for leave  to appeal to the Supreme Court his [...]

2014-11-04T15:17:12+00:00November 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Community Trade Marks

Community Trade Marks It is clear that any company which intends to trade in the European Union should consider the possibility of obtaining a Community Trade Mark (CTM) registration. CTMs are unitary in character and a single registration covers all the member States of the European Union. Pre- filing Searches While a valid prior national [...]

2013-05-02T09:20:14+00:00May 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|