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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…

The popular trademark law magazine the ‘World Trademark Review’ on the website https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/ just now has published an article – ‘How Michael Gleissner transformed the trademark environment in Latvia’. The…

In 2019 the Japanese company Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (the Plaintiff) brought an action against the Latvian company Grigorius Holdings, SIA (the Defendant) on invalidation of national trademark registrations ‘Parasite EVE’ (reg. No. M…

From 17th September, 2019 to 20th September, 2019 trademark attorney, lawyer Gunta Zariņa will participate in the 33rd MARQUES Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Gunta is also a member of the MARQUES Unfair Competition Team. The theme of the…

In 2016 the British company Orange Brands Services Limited (the Plaintiff) brought an action against the LLC TransferMoney (the Defendant), natural persons and the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science University of Latvia claiming…

Decision of the Board of Appeal of Industrial Property in the opposition case against the national trademark registration No. M 72 213 “CODE”

From 7th March, 2019 to 8th March, 2019 trademark attorney, lawyer Gunta Zariņa will participate in the MARQUES Spring Team Meeting. Gunta is a member of the MARQUES Unfair Competition Team.

Gunta is the Second-Vice in her team, and is also…

Legal trademark protection in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia is seeking harmonization with the Directive (EU) 2015/2436 of the European parliament and of the Council European Union of 16 December 2015. The upcoming changes will bring greater…

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