CategoryIP articles



On communication to the public

Submitted by leslynowak on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 11:40

Copyright grants exclusive rights to the creators over their literary and artistic creations. Copyright grants you economic (allows you to derive financial gain from your creation) and moral rights (non-commercial aspects, such as the right to be recognized as the author) over your creations. The economic rights that are granted to the author are reproduction right, distribution right, communication to the public or transformation.

Who owns your tattoo?

Submitted by leslynowak on Fri, 04/24/2020 - 11:34

Tattoos are not only a form of self-expression, telling a lot about the person who bears them, but it is also, undeniably, an art (most of them anyway). According to 2019 statistics, Italy is the country with more tattooed people, followed by Sweden and the US.

Cannabis and Trademarks

Submitted by leslynowak on Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:46
A month or so ago, we received an interesting question. The person approaching us had been wondering: How is it possible that the EUIPO has granted registration to trademarks related to cannabis-derived products, although cannabis has not been legalised in the EU?