The substantive part of the Belarusian patent attorneys loosed the status of attorneys due to the late renewal of the patent attorney certificates. They tried and still try to complain about the decision of the Patent Office but finally, they were deleted from the list of attorneys. The Patent Office informed about the change of […]More
Administrative actions against violation of intellectual property rights on the principle ex officio will be cancelled in Belarus2018 / 01 / 30
The procedure for bringing to administrative sanctions for violating intellectual property rights has been changed in Belarus. Sanctions for this type of administrative offences are provided for in article 9.21 of the Code of Administrative Offences. From January 31, 2018, relevant cases will be considered only if there is a request from the right holder or his legal representative.More
Latvia has deposited its instrument of ratification of the UPCA at the Council of the European Union On 11 January, 2018. Latvia became the 15th country which have completed the ratification formalities.
Now all Baltic countries have ratified UPC Agreement. However two more ratifications are still needed – Germany and the UK.