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By a judgment of 24 October 2019, the General Court of the European Union (EGC) confirmed the cancellation of the three-dimensional trademark reproduced below initially registered as a European Union trademark on 6 April 1999 to designate "three-dimensional puzzles" in Class 28, namely: The issue relating to the validity of this...

The World Intellectual Property Organization's 2019 annual report entitled "World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019" reports a record number of patent, trademark and design applications filed in 2018. China ranks first with the largest number of applications for intellectual property rights. Switzerland ranks 8th for patent filings, 11th for...

  In the Summer of 2019, France transposed into national law the provisions of the Directive on neighboring rights in the digital single market (Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC). In this...