intellectual property

Calvin Klein is not the only “CK”

The European Court of Justice has held that the trademark “CK Creaciones Kennya” is not similar to the trademark “CK” registered by the Calvin Klein Trademark Trust for clothing.

Finding a home for orphan works

The existence of “orphan works” poses a dilemma for publishers: should they publish without the author’s consent, or resign themselves to the fact that a significant portion of our cultural heritage will not see the light of day?

Unlawful to reuse trademarked containers?

The ECJ is to decide whether reuse of packaging bearing a competitor’s brand is trademark infringement.

Battle with counterfeiters may get easier

More and more pirated goods are being seized by customs officials, according to this year’s report from the European Commission on enforcement of intellectual property rights by EU customs officials.

Czechs win Budweiser name in Europe

The dispute over the Budweiser name in Europe is now over. The European Court of Justice upheld the opposition by the Czech company Budějovický Budvar to an application by the American company Anheuser-Busch to register the Budweiser trademark for beer.

Preparation and use of adaptations of a construction design – basic issues

Lawyers from the Infrastructure, Transport and Public Procurement practice group at Wardyński & Partners explain how to lawfully make revisions to a construction design.