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Metaverse and IP: Intellectual Property in the Digital Future
What is the Metaverse and what does it matter in our digital future in the context of filing trademarks, patents and designs.
Voted Top 10 by The Trademark Lawyer Magazin!!!
We are absolutely delighted to have been selected as one of the Top 10 law firms in the field of IP and trademarks in Germany.
The right class matters: system and logic of the Nice Classification may decide
The classification of the goods in the correct class of the Nice Classification can be decisive for a proof of use.
Update on the Unitary Patent
This is what patent applicants and owners should consider regarding the new Unified Patent Court and the European patent with unitary effect.
Brand Luck for Big Mac
The Big Mac trademark was lucky in that it had already been declared revoked by the EUIPO's Cancellation Division.
The International Department at LBP
An International Department in an IP law firm sounds somewhat surprising. Learn more about our INT in a short interview.
UK address for service for IR trademarks and IR designs needed
Effective immediately, changes to service in proceedings against trademarks and designs in the UK apply to IR trademark and IR design holders.
Happy Luna New Year!
Greetings to all of our valued clients, colleagues, and friends! May this new year bring you success in all your endeavors, good health, and happiness.
A great success: CJEU rules in favor of Louboutin
A great success not only for Louboutin, but also for consumers and brand owners who offer their products on online marketplaces.
IR Trademark Applicants: Communication with WIPO by E-Mail
From 1.2.2023, applicants and owners of IR trade marks and their representatives must communicate with WIPO by e-mail.
Important notice for trademark owners: New import regulations in Kenya
From 2023 on, it is prohibited to import goods into Kenya without prior recordation of the trademark identifying such goods with the Kenyan Anti Counterfeit Authority (ACA).
Christmas greetings from LBP
🎄The LBP Team wishes all clients, partners and colleagues a joyful holiday season with peace and happiness in the New Year 2023🎄
Long-awaited start of the new unitary patent at the turn of the year
The date has finally been set. The Administrative Committee has announced that the Unified Patent Court will start its work on June 1, 2023.
Preliminary Injunction in Patent Litigation
The ECJ has now strengthened the rights of German IP owners to enforce their claims more quickly with the help of the preliminary injunction.
Dr. Berger back at LBP as patent attorney
Dr. Dietrich Berger rejoins our firm LBP Lemcke, Brommer & Partner after passing the patent attorney examination.
Bad faith in case of a new application for a trademark that has already expired?
Can an old trademark that is no longer protected be registered by a new owner and can that owner then be accused of bad faith?
Second Patent Law Modernization Act – further changes enter into force
Second Act to Simplify and Modernize Patent Law: further amendments will enter into force on May 1, 2022.
Unitary patent ante portas!
What patent applicants and owners should now consider regarding the new Unified Patent Court and the European patent with unitary effect
NFT: threat or opportunity for companies and their brands?
NFT, blockchain, metaverse, cryptocurrency...we have arrived in WEB 3.0. Disputes in trademark law are on the horizon. Are brand owners and companies prepared?
Dr. Philipp Ganz appointed as new partner
A perfect start for LBP into the new year: As of 1 January 2022, LBP welcomes patent attorney Dr. Philipp Ganz as a new partner.
Happy New Year 2022
On behalf of all of us at LBP we wish all our esteemed colleagues and clients in Asia a happy, healthy and prosperous Lunar New Year of the Tiger. May your year be one of good fortune and luck.
United in fight against product piracy: EUIPO, Amazon and Co.
Unusual cooperation: The European Union Intellectual Property Office EUIPO is working with various marketplaces such as Amazon, Facebook and Alibaba to combat product piracy.
Summer Associates @ LBP
Summer Associates @ LBP: two mechanical engineering students have been given the opportunity to gain insights into the work of a patent attorney
General Court grants trademark protection for lipstick shape
The General Court of the European Union has now approved trademark protection for Guerlain’s lipstick due to its special and surprising shape.
General Court: No monopoly for Monopoly
The General Court of the European Union confirms the cancellation of the famous trademark Monopoly due to a bad faith repetition application.
Coronavirus COVID-19 – Measures taken by our patent law firm and the individual patent offices in order to tackle the challenges posed by the current situation
Measures taken by our patent law firm and the individual patent offices in order to tackle the challenges posed by the current situation