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I received Notification to renew my Trademark in Cyprus. What shall I do?

September 05, 2020

As per the new Trademark Law, each Cyprus trademark is protected for a period of 10 years since the application date, and can thereafter be renewed for unlimited periods of 10 years each. The Cyprus Trademark Office notifies the owners … Read more

Cyprus implements new Trademark Law

July 01, 2020

On 5 June 2020 Cyprus voted in favour of its new Trademark Law which was subsequently published on 17 June 2020. The new Law can be found in Greek HERE. This milestone was achieved with the active involvement of the … Read more

“Έχω μια πατέντα! Βοήθησέ με να την προστατέψω!”

March 13, 2020

Είναι , ίσως, μια από τις πιο γνωστές αναφορές που ακούμε. Όσοι έχουν μια επιχειρηματική ιδέα, θεωρούν πως έχουν και πατέντα (ή μάλλον πιο σωστά “δίπλωμα ευρεσιτεχνίας”) και επομένως θέλουν να την κατοχυρώσουν. Είναι όμως έτσι; Κατ’ αρχάς θα πρέπει … Read more

Legal protection of Videogames

February 02, 2020

Unlike other creative industries, video games draw on the worlds of both technology and creativity. Intellectual Property (IP) rights are the main tools for the protection of all the main elements of a Videogame. In this IP-intensive industry, IP rights … Read more

Assignment of intellectual property rights

January 12, 2020

The intellectual property assignment is a transfer of an owner’s rights, title and interest in certain intellectual property rights. The transferring party (“assignor”) transfers to the receiving party (“assignee”) its property in intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks, industrial … Read more

EUIPO Online Copyright Infringement Report Published

December 21, 2019

The EUIPO recently published its “Online Copyright Infringement in the European Union” report, which is based on data on access to pirated music, film and TV programmes in all 28 Member States for the period January 2017 to September 2018. … Read more

Applying IP Rights to Big Data

September 27, 2019

Professor Daniel Gervais, Director of the Intellectual Property Programme at Vanderbilt Law School, has recently published an in-depth article reviewing the application of IP rights (copyright, patent, sui generis database right, data exclusivity and trade secret) to Big Data. Daniel … Read more

2 million EU trademark applications received at EUIPO

June 13, 2019

Big news for the Trademark World! 25 years after the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) was founded as the responsible authority for the registrations of the EU Trademarks and Industrial Designs, the 2 millionth EU trade mark application marks … Read more

European Patent Office: Sharp rise in patent applications for self-driving vehicles

November 09, 2018

A study published on 6th  November 2018, by the European Patent Office (EPO) reveals that innovation in self-driving vehicles (SDV) is accelerating fast and finds that patent protection strategies in the area of self-driving vehicle technology more closely resemble those … Read more

IP CYPRUS at the Business of IP Asia Forum

October 06, 2018

    IP Cyprus proudly confirms its participation at the coming “Business of IP Asia Forum 2018” (BIP) Jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre, BIP Asia Forum brings IP professionals … Read more

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