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In 2020 the British company Orange Brands Services Limited (the Plaintiff) brought an action against Smart Orange, SIA (the Defendant) claiming infringement of trademark rights and non-material damage. The action was brought before the Riga City…

Recently the World Trademark Review (WTR) in cooperation with PĒTERSONA PATENTS – AAA LAW  published an article on transformation by the activities of millionaire serial filer Michael Gleissner, whose filings have stopped and normality is…

On 27 September 2019 the Polish company MS Trademarks Sp.z.o.o. (the Plaintiff) filed an application for revocation on the basis of non-use against the IR No. WO 706285 IQ in classes 18, 25 designated to Latvia. The contested mark is owned by…

Recently the World Trademark Review (WTR) in cooperation with PĒTERSONA PATENTS – AAA LAW trademark attorney Gunta Zariņa published two articles, which explain the shifting brand protection environment in Latvia due to Michael Gleissner’s…

On 2 November, 2020 the Board of Appeal of Industrial Property examined the opposition filed in the name of the USA companies The Rockefeller University un 1979 Family Trust Licensor, LLC against the Latvian trademark registration…

On 25 June, 2020 the Board of Appeal of Industrial Property examined the opposition filed in the name of the Polish company POLMOS ZYRARDOW SPOLKA Z OGRANICZONA OPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA (LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton group) against the Latvian…

On 26 May, 2020 the Board of Appeal of Industrial Property examined the opposition filed in the name of the Swiss company KRAFT FOODS SCHWEIZ HOLDING GMBH against the Latvian trademark registration No. M 73 317 “1870 Laima Laime”. The…

On 24 February, 2020 the Board of Appeal of Industrial Property examined the opposition filed in the name of the Swiss company OMEGA SA (OMEGA AG) (OMEGA LTD.) against the Latvian trademark registration No. M 73 990 “OMEGA”. The opposition was…

The popular website and magazine The World Trademark Review once again recognises Michael Gleissner’s defeat in Latvian court proceedings against our client Jaxid GmbH. As mentioned in our previous articles, Michael Gleissner is a famous…

The German company Jaxid GmbH (the Plaintiff) appealed the decision rendered by the Industrial Property Board of Appeal (hereinafter – the Board of Appeal) and requested the applied mark ‘Jaxid’, owned by Grigorius Holdings, SIA (the Defendant),…

In view of the Directive (EU) 2015/2436 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks, on 6th of February, 2020 the Latvian Parliament adopted the new Trademark law. Starting from the 6th of March, 2020 it will…

Initially in 2017 the Latvian Industrial Property Board of Appeal (hereinafter – the Board of Appeal) examined an opposition, which was filed on behalf of the Swiss company LAUGA SA against a trademark applied by the Russian company LLC…

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