The Arab Health 2016 exhibition will showcase more than 4,000 companies exhibiting their latest innovations to more than 130,000 healthcare professionals attending from 163 countries.
If you have a business operating in the food and drink sector, or are thinking of starting one, this free half-day event is for you.
The CJEU has ruled (Nintendo Co. Ltd v BigBen Interactive GmbH, BigBen Interactive SA, C‑24/16 and C‑25/16)that third parties may use images of goods protected by registered community designs for certain specific commercial purposes, delivering a setback to design rights owners. In this case, use of images of Nintendo’s consoles, alongside BigBen’s own console accessories to demonstrate the compatibility of the products did not infringe Nintendo’s registered designs.
On 1 October 2017 a number of reforms to IP law came into force.
The UPC Preparatory Committee has posted an update on the "Progress on the Unified Patent Court Project"
Last March, the new EU trade mark regulation brought a number of changes to trade mark practice at the EUIPO into being. The Amending Regulation also contained a number of provisions that would come into force only 21 months after its publication, as they had to be developed by secondary legislation. These changes will apply from 1 October 2017.