IP LAW BUGLE
DECEMBER 2020 | ISSUE 35
WHAT’S NEW UPCOMING MEMBER NEWS FEATURED BLOGS CURRENT MEMBERS
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BIC: SHAPE OF THE LIGHTER IS CONSIDERED A 3D TRADEMARK
By Natalia Paladino and Andrea Casales, Cervieri Monsuarez
SOCIETE BIC was subject to constant violations of its Industrial Property rights regarding the shape of its lighter. Lighters were not commercialized under the BIC trademark, but imitated its shape.
Join us on December 15, at 1:00 PM ET, as brand owners discuss main concerns and actions in online enforcement. Topics will include issues they found in the virtual market, actions they have taken in order to protect their rights, relationships with marketplaces, and expectations from law firms.
This WebIPHour is sponsored by Horus On-line Marketing, a software created to fight any type of intellectual property rights infringement in the online market.
AIPF is pleased to host the first of its networking series events on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at 5:00 PM ET. Members are encouraged to join and stay for the entire event, or to just stop by briefly to say hello. Please feel free to wear and show off your favorite holiday sweater.
AIPF is launching this virtual networking series as an open opportunity for all attorneys of any AIPF member firm to connect and meet with each other in a casual, virtual environment. Join us to meet and socialize with your counterparts at other IP boutiques from around the world!
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Honor Seven Erise Shareholders
Erise IP is pleased to announce that Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers has recognized seven of its shareholders in its latest annual guide.
Abacus IP | Aird & McBurney | Allen Dyer Doppelt & Gilchrist | Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez
Aperio IP Attorneys | Arochi & Lindner | Backstrom & Co. Attorneys | Batavia Patentservice Asia
Bookoff McAndrews | Booth Udall Fuller | Breiner & Breiner | Cervieri Monsuarez & Asociados
de Chalains | Dumont | Endurance Law Group | Erik M. Pelton & Associates | Erise IP | FB Rice
Ferraiuoli | Finnian & Columba | Furgang & Adwar | Gorden IP Law | Gow Victor & Co. | Guerra IP
Hernandez Marti Abogados | Hofbauer Professional Corporation | Hovey Williams | IPWatchdog
KBS Patentanwaelte PartG mbB | Kelly IP | KETNER Legal Consultancy, Representation & Protection | Kim IP
Laminar IP | Lang Rahmann | Law Office of Karen Dana Oster | Lex Intels IP Law Firm
LEXT Intellectual Property | M.J.P. Deans | Macpherson Kelley | MacRae & Co. | Magellan IP
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun | MBM Intellectual Property | MGM Patentes & Marcas | Michael Buck IP
Mumcuoglu & Ark Patent and Trademark | O’Conor & Power | OlarteMoure | Patent Outsourcing Limited | PGG
Price Heneveld | ROBIC | Rothwell Figg | Simoes Intellectual Property | Springut Law | Sughrue Mion
Thomas / Horstemeyer | Thrive IP | Trung Thuc JSC | Vanrell IP
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