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Private entrepreneurs, have you paid taxes on royalties?

29.01.2019 Comments: 0

It is encouraging to note that the awareness of the Ukrainian citizens is increasing from year to year. People are starting to think about proper optimization and payment of taxes instead of inventing the schemes of hiding incomes from taxation. Recently, we have begun to receive a lot of questions...
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Canada became the 69-th member of the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs

06.08.2018 Comments: 0

On July 16, 2018, the Government of Canada deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act (1999) of the Hague Agreement with the International Bureau of WIPO. This makes Canada the 69th member of the Hague Union. The 1999 Act will enter into force in Canada on November 5,...
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Afghanistan has become the 101-st member of the Madrid system of international registration of trademarks

07.05.2018 Comments: 0

On March 26, 2018 the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol, making Afghanistan the 101-st member of the Madrid System. Afghanistan’s membership highlights the Madrid system’s ongoing expansion, and solidifies the system as a key component of protecting trademarks internationally. As of today, the...
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PECULIARITIES OF TRADEMARKS REGISTRATION AT THE STAGE OF OPPOSITION FILING IN THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

13.03.2018 Comments: 0

In the contemporary world the Ukrainian business is growing rapidly, it has already moved beyond the national level and continues its expansion abroad.  Based on our own practice, one of the most popular countries for doing business is the Republic of Turkey.  Despite the geographical proximity, there are considerable differences...
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TRADEMARKS REGISTRATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

07.12.2017 Comments: 0

The number of countries and regions that joined the international system of trademarks registration under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement continues to grow. Indonesia has become the 100-th member of the Madrid system and the fourth country of...
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HOW DOES THE USE OF A TRADEMARK AFFECT ITS VALIDITY IN THE UNITED STATES?

01.11.2017 Comments: 0

If you are ready to enter the U.S. market or your goods and services are already present on the largest market in the world, you must take care of your trademark protection as soon as possible, and to pass the procedure of registration. In my previous publication I told about...
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PECULIARITIES OF THE OWNERWSHIP OF A COMMUNITY TRADE MARK

26.10.2017 Comments: 0

The issue of termination of legal protection of a trade mark is rather important aspect of the ownership of a trade mark of the European Union. Legal acts of the European Union provide for a number of grounds for termination of trade mark legal protection; we would like to draw...
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TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN THAILAND

19.10.2017 Comments: 0

In the near future all interested parties will have the possibility to register a trademark in the territory of Thailand both under the national procedure through the Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Commerce of the Kingdom of Thailand, (http://www.ipthailand.go.th/en/), and by filing an international application under the Madrid system....
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Fashion business

05.10.2017 Comments: 0

The sign «FASHION WEEK» is no longer an original one – such a decision was made by the Economic Court of the City of Kyiv on the case LLC “Ukrainian Fashion Academy” vs. LLC “Fashion Week”. According to the court's decision, the certificate for a mark for goods and services...
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The Philippines: Keeping a Mark for Goods and Services Valid

26.07.2017 Comments: 0

The Republic of the Philippines is one of the most dynamically developing countries of the Asian region and a favorable place for doing business. After adoption of the Law on Foreign Investments by the Philippines` authorities, the foreign citizens have been entitled to invest in any business areas, except, perhaps,...
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