New qualification for a Germain & Maureau patent attorney!
[01/07/2019] Germain Maureau is proud to announce that Eric PAUCHON, has qualified as European Patent Attorney . Congratulations on your success
Key step in the fight against fraudulent trademark applications in China
[27/06/2019] Further to the approval on the revision of the Trademark Law by the Standing Committee of the Congress, new amendments to the Chinese Trademark Law will become effective on...
Adidas: the famous brand with three stripes is not distinctive enough!
[26/06/2019] In 2014, the sportswear company Adidas obtained registration of its European mark no 012442166, which consists of “three parallel stripes of identical width, applied in any...
Brazil’s adhesion to the Madrid protocol.
[24/06/2019] Pursuant to the decree published in the Official Gazette on 30 May 2019, Brazil becomes the 105th member of the International System for registration of...
2019 Status Reports on IP Infringement
[19/06/2020] According to the 2019 report from the EUIPO and the OECD, that has just been published, the weight of counterfeiting and piracy is more and more important. Indeed,...