Tens of millions mourning over an inventor

“Everybody knows that something cannot be done until somebody shows up not knowing this and does it.” – People like these are called “inventors”. They are the ones who carry the world forward. They are the ones without whom there would be no new products or new technologies. There are many inventors in the...

What will happen to the EU trademarks after the Brexit?

On the 23rd of June the referendum on whether the United Kingdom should leave the EU ended with the victory of the “leave” camp. On account of migration and bureaucratic centralization a long-standing issue resurfaced, namely that the British wanted economic cooperation rather than a political union. However, this does not mean an immediate...

Louis Vuitton: don’t be a chicken!

The case of South Korean restaurant vs. Louis Vuitton has been one of the most amusing legal debacles involving a major brand recently. This genuinely fun story that also seems to have more to it offers a great opportunity to explore the subjects of luxury brands, trademark infringement, counterfeiting, and last but not least,...