Changes regarding patents and trademarks with the French PACTE law (Action Plan for Growth and Transformation of Enterprises)

On October 9, 2018 the National Assembly passed a law entitled “Action Plan for Growth and Transformation of Enterprises”, i.e. the PACTE law, which has a notable impact on patents and trademarks.   Regarding patents On the one hand, we see a revitalization of the utility certificate. The utility certificate makes it possible to protect […]
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Best wishes for 2020!

  2019 is already ending… What do you remember from this year? At Dreyfus, the year was marked by 7 months of renovations and complex client files, but above all else, great opportunities and successes. Dreyfus team is now settled in, in premises that look like them: allowing them to work in a dynamic, young […]
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The legality of permanent promotions without the prior authorization of the trademark owner

On 24 September 2019, the Lille Court ruled against a leather goods manufacturer who abruptly terminated a commercial relation ship, without notice. The manufacturer broke off this relationship without notice because the website concerned distributed the products with permanent promotional offers. The Court pointed out that no formal contract is necessary to establish the existence […]
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International trademark : Malaysia’s accession to the Madrid System

After the accession of the Republic of Rwanda, Algeria, Gambia, Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam, Thailand, Samoa and Canada, it is Malaysia’s turn to join the Madrid System. This means the Madrid Union now has 106 members, covering 122 countries. This succession of countries acceeding confirms the success of the Madrid System and its effectiveness in […]
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FABA/FBA Paris Fashion Law and Innovation Conference, October 4th 2019

The Federal Bar Association, in collaboration with the French American Bar Association, is organizing the 2019 Fashion Law and Innovation Conference. This event will take place on Friday, October 4 at 8:30am at the Maison du Barreau in Paris. Programming will feature a notable group of law experts and industry representatives who will discuss recent […]
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Enterprise names and Trademarks in China

The Asian giant – hitherto invisible – has become one of the countries where most patent and trademark applications are filed. It is not surprising that companies from all over the world want to have a presence in China. However, several factors must be taken into account when setting up these companies’ such as the […]
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