Situations which lead to the non-admissibility of a trademark registration

26/05/2022

Situations which lead to the non-admissibility of a trademark registration

The trademark is used to identify and distinguish products and services of different companies. In this sense, it is essential to proceed...

TOP TIER 1 AWARD IN TRADEMARK PROSECUTION – 2022 EDITION

26/04/2022

TOP TIER 1 AWARD IN TRADEMARK PROSECUTION – 2022 EDITION

We never relax in our mission to deliver the best service possible and it is with a rewarding feeling of accomplishment that we announce,...

Holder, Inventor, Creator, Author: what is the difference?

10/02/2022

Holder, Inventor, Creator, Author: what is the difference?

What are the differences between Holder, Inventor, Creator, and Author? The holder of an Intellectual Property right is a natural...

Fundo Europeu para PME's

26/01/2022

Fundo Europeu para PME's

O Fundo para as PME ideas Powered for business  é uma iniciativa da Comissão Europeia que visa apoiar...

How to protect a newly created product?

16/12/2021

How to protect a newly created product?

Has your company's Development Department just created a new product and would you now like to know what are the existing legal...

Patents: to sell or to license?

09/12/2021

Patents: to sell or to license?

You have a patented product and competitors are interested therein and you wonder if you should sell or license the patent for that...

How to know if an idea is innovative

02/12/2021

How to know if an idea is innovative

Your company’s R&D department had an innovative idea that can change the market and now you would like to know if the invention...

When does an invention involve an inventive step?

14/06/2021

When does an invention involve an inventive step?

The grant of a patent or a utility model requires that your invention meets the following requirements:   The invention must...

What are the advantages of the International protection of patents?

07/06/2021

What are the advantages of the International protection of patents?

Whenever you plan the internationalization of your products or processes or their participation in international exhibitions it is...

Can I have a product seen abroad patented?

28/05/2021

Can I have a product seen abroad patented?

The immediate answer is no, you cannot have a product seen in a foreign country patented if the invention underlining the product –...

What is fair use?

10/05/2021

What is fair use?

Fair use is a legal notion that allows for use of material protected under the Author’s Right, as long as said use occurs for the...

TOP TIER 1 AWARD in  TRADEMARK PROSECUTION – 2021 Edition

26/04/2021

TOP TIER 1 AWARD in TRADEMARK PROSECUTION – 2021 Edition

On the Celebration of World Intellectual Property Day we are very honoured and proud to communicate that A.G. da Cunha Ferreira, Lda. have...