26 July, 2022

Study on the grace period for patents made by EPO

The grace period is a mechanism existing is a few jurisdictions, such as the US, Japan and South Korea, for…

6 July, 2022

From technology watch towards competitive intelligence

For years, companies and research centres have been aware of the great importance of having information on the actions of…

30 June, 2022

Review of the “new” regulation of the CCPs

  By way of introduction, a Supplementary Protection Certificate (CCP) (in English SPC – Supplementary Protection Certificate) is an industrial…

21 June, 2022

Do you have an original look and feel? Trade Dress may be the answer

A trade dress is the commercial image, look and feel, of a product or service that identifies its source and…

27 May, 2022

Unregistered design: draft of law

On 20 October , 2021, the Preliminary Draft Law amending Law 17/2001, of 7 December, on Trademarks, Law 20/2003, of…

25 May, 2022

The Boards of Appeal “in line” with the new EPO Examination Guidelines.

The recent decision of the Boards of Appeal T1444/20 of April 28, 2022, regarding the modifications in the description for…

10 May, 2022

Interview with Pablo Vidarte, CEO of BIOO

At PONTI & Partners we wanted to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day, which took place on April 26, by interviewing…

29 April, 2022

Is your brand ready for the metaverse?

There has been much talk lately about web 3.0 and the metaverse, and the splitting into two realities, the “real”…

22 April, 2022

News for trademark registration: Cape Verde adheres to the Madrid System

On April 6, 2022, the government of Cape Verde deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol, thus becoming…

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