Law no. 112/2020 amending and supplementing Law no. 84/1998 on Trademarks and Geographical Indications (the “Law”) entered into force on 13.07.2020. The scope of the Law is to transpose Directive (EU) 2015/2436 into national law. The most important changes introduced by the Law can be summarized as follows:Continue reading “Romania – Amendments to the Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications entered into force on 13.07.2020”
On behalf of Živko Mijatović and Partners, we are delighted to announce that our very own Mina Jovanović, has been elected as a 3rd prize winner of the 2020 ECTA Awards’ Student Category, for her publication entitled:
“The originality requirement in EU and U.S., different approaches and implementation in practice”.
With a PhD degree from Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, MA degree from King’s College, London, and the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, besides being a very seasoned litigator, Mina is involved in academia as well. She is also a recipient of INTA’s Tomorrow’s Leader Award for the year 2018. We are very proud of her achievements so far and eagerly await for the new ones, both professional and scholarly.
You can find fore information about 3rd prize winner 2020 ECTA in the following link:
ZMP is pleased to anounce that Vladimir Marenovic, from our Serbian office, has been named in the new edition of WIPR Leaders 2020. The international directory has recognized Vladimir Marenovic as one of the leader patent and trademark practitioners around the world, and we are very proud about this designation.Continue reading “Vladimir Marenovic included in WIPR Leaders 2020”
We are proud to announce that our colleagues from ZMP, Marija Markicevic Pijevic (Serbia), Ivana Knezevic (Croatia) and Vladimir Marenović (Serbia) have been named IP Stars 2020/21! Congratulations to all our colleagues.Continue reading “ZMP ranked in IP Stars 2020/21 Practitioner Rankings”
On March 29, 2020 the amendment of the Slovenian IP act entered into force in order to implement most of the provisions from the Directive 2015/2436/EU. The most relevant changes are:Continue reading “Amendment of the Slovenian IP Act entered into force on March 29, 2020”
ZMP is pleased to announce rankings in the newest edition of WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2020.Continue reading “World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2020 rankings announced”
Law on Trademarks
(Official Gazette RS no. 6/20)
On January 24, 2020, the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia adopted the new Law on Trademarks. Its implementation shall begin on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The aim of the new law is to harmonize Serbian legislation in the field with the European legislation, hence the introduction of many novelties. Summary of essential novelties is listed below:Continue reading “New Serbian Trade Mark Law”
Djura Mijatović, our Managing Partner and Luka Jelcic, from the ZMP Croatian Office, will be participating in the INTA 2020 Europe Conference about Brands, Sports, and Esports: A Brand (R)evolution, which will take place on February 17th-18th 2020 in Madrid, Spain.Continue reading “Djura Mijatovic and Luka Jelcic will be participating in the INTA 2020 Europe Conference”
A new Law on Marks and Geographical Indications (LMGI) entered into force on December 17, 2019 in Bulgaria. The new LMGI aims to transpose Directive (EU) 2015/2436 into the national legislation, as well as to bring the national legislation regarding geographical indications in line with the provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 1151/2012, Regulation (EC) No 110/2008, and Regulation (EU) No 251/2014.Continue reading “Bulgaria: New Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications entered into force on December 17, 2019”