In mid-2019 Facebook, Inc. presented the logo of its own cryptocurrency - Libra, which was to be handled by a subsidiary company — Calibra. Shortly after presenting the trademark, it was found to be highly...
What a trademark is like everyone can see… but, is it so obvious indeed? Part 5 – a sound
Now, let us have a closer look at yet another kind of unconventional trademarks (apart from the most popular ones, such as word, word-figurative or figurative marks) – a sound trademark. A sound trademark is a mark which consists exclusively of a sound, or a combination of sounds.
Upcoming changes in the judicial system in the scope of intellectual property
The changes in the judicial system concerning intellectual property matters have been widely discussed for long. A draft of the relevant act, which initially seemed to be the issue of the remote future, will be coming into effect fairly soon.
Information Claim in Industrial Property Law. Part 2
The previous article presented an informational claim, including its genesis and the previous regulation in the Industrial Property Law dated 30th June 2000 (hereinafter referred to as: “IPL”). Today's article will be devoted to the...
Trademarks and coronavirus
Coronavirus pandemic does not only have serious impact upon our health, but it also affects our whole functioning with regard to many aspects, such as remote working, organization of social life, or limitations in sport...
What a trademark is like everyone can see… but, is it so obvious indeed? Part 4 – a color
The issue of what a trademark is and what is its legal definition was discussed in the previous parts of this series (You can read it here). One more kind of unconventional trademarks (those apart from...