The European Patent Office has for the ninth consecutive time been ranked number one among the world's five largest patent offices by users for the quality of its patents and services in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine's latest annual benchmarking survey. With over 900 responses, mainly from IP professionals in senior positions, the 2020 IAM survey, just published [READ MORE]
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Το Δίκαιο της Διανοητικής Ιδιοκτησίας προσφέρει σημαντικά εργαλεία προστασίας στα άτομα που δημιουργούν, επινοούν και εφευρίσκουν. Τα τρία σημαντικότερα εργαλεία είναι τα Διπλώματα Ευρεσιτεχνίας, τα Εμπορικά Σήματα και η Πνευματική Ιδιοκτησία, ευρέως γνωστή ως Copyright. Είναι αναγκαίο να γνωρίζει κάθε δημιουργός τα εργαλεία που μπορεί να χρησιμοποιήσει για να προστατέψει το προϊόν της διάνοιάς του. [READ MORE]
In the middle of the pandemic, Targem, a New York based firm specialized in patent translations interviewed our Managing Partner of Intel-Lex, Dr. Dimitris Kouzelis on his views of the influence of the pandemic on the patent system. Please find an extract of the interview related to patents on pharma and the compulsory license here. [READ MORE]
The press group Capital.gr published (in Greek) an article of Dr. Kouzelis, the Managing Partner of Intel-Lex, on patents and compulsory licensing related to Covid-19. After a short introduction on patents and how the patent holder can fix a price-tag on a product, the article explains the term "Compulsory Licensing", and how this can be [READ MORE]
On 29 April the US Trade Commissioner published the present Special 301 Report, which includes countries that place trade barriers in US companies, due to their inadequate legislation on, or enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). For the first time in 12 years of continuous presence, Greece is not included in this list, thanks to specific [READ MORE]
New Trademarks law in Greece: new forms of trademarks and alignment with the EU laws (article in Greek)exxxperts2020-04-15T17:25:10+00:00
Ν. 4679/2020: Εμπορικά σήματα - ενσωμάτωση της Οδηγίας (ΕΕ) 2015/2436 για την προσέγγιση των νομοθεσιών των κρατών - μελών περί σημάτων και της Οδηγίας 2004/48/ΕΚ σχετικά με την επιβολή των δικαιωμάτων διανοητικής ιδιοκτησίας και άλλες διατάξεις. Με τον νέο νόμο 4679/2020, ο οποίος δημοσιεύτηκε στην Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως (ΦΕΚ Α71/20.3.2020), καταργώντας τον προϊσχύοντα ν.4072/2012 – [READ MORE]
by Socrates Vertellis (LLM-DEA) – Attorney at law, Co-founder of Intel-Lex The pandemic of Covid 19 has achieved in a few months what competition and struggle for market conquest let seem inconceivable until recently, i.e. the cooperation and collaboration of two of the most severe rivals in the technology and software industry, Google and Apple. [READ MORE]
Practically all Biotech and Medical Technology labs are working intensively in one or another way on saving a part of the world population from the pandemic. Some biotech laboratories are ambitiously looking for a new vaccine which would save thousands of lives and trillions of further economic damage inflicted by the pandemic. Others are working [READ MORE]
There is a lot of debate regarding the role of patents in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Last week, distinguished LSE Professor Elias Mossialos suggested that countries should buy all Covid-19 related patents so that any Covid-19 related vaccine, drug, test becomes available to authorities without delay and without complications. This was reported today by Reuters. The FT also released [READ MORE]
“5-digit numbers: Provision and charging of Multimedia Information Services now subject to user consent”exxxperts2020-04-15T17:56:23+00:00
by Socrates Vertellis (LLM-DEA) – Attorney at law, Co-founder of Intel-Lex On 17 February 2020 the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission passed an amendment to the Code of Conduct for the provision of Multimedia Information Services after a plethora of complaints were filed for excessive and arbitrary user charges made by providers of 5-digit-number electronic [READ MORE]