Mon, 03/16/2015 (All day)
The Minister of Economic Affairs has just announced the new composition of the Belgian advisory Council for Intellectual Property .
Amongst the experts, were appointed : Fabienne Brison and Benoit Michaux (both for the copyright and related rights section), and Liesbeth Weynants (for the industrial property section).
The Council includes experts, sector, industry and government representatives.
Its main task is to advise the Minister responsible for intellectual property, in all matters relating to this field.
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER represents the J.R. Simplot Company in a cross-border Community design dispute against McCain Foods, relating to the shape of Simplot’s proprietary twisted French fry potato product. Simplot argued McCain’s “Rustic Twist” french fry infringed their Community design.
On Thursday 7 March, Managing IP hosted its annual EMEA IP awards ceremony, honoring the best IP achievements by in-house counsel and law firms in 2018.
The Spanish Trademark Law Reform entered into force on January 14th.
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER promotes Johan Elkenbracht to the partnership. Johan Elkenbracht is a European and Dutch patent attorney.
A new edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s most important event in the mobile communications industry, will be held in Barcelona from 26th to 28th of February, 2019. The Commercial Courts of Barcelona have issued for the fifth consecutive year the Intellectual Property Fast Action Protocol in the framework of the Mobile World Congress.