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GPTO: Increase of Official Fees on May 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022

The German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO) will increase on May 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022, respectively, the annuity fees for patents and supplementary protection certificates (SPCs). Annuity fees can be paid one year in advance at the GPTO. … Continue reading

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New Common Trademark Practice: New Strategies Required for Filing Trademarks in Europe

Further to our recent article on the changes of the common practice of several European trademark offices (including the OHIM, GPTO, etc.) on the treatment of colored trademarks we will now explain how the decisions will in our opinion change … Continue reading

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