... a short piece of writing explaining who you are (contributor, board member, subscriber etc) and what you think is the best IP judgment that has never been written. The winning entry will receive £250 of OUP books and a year's free personal sub to JIPLP and the runner-up will receive £100 worth of OUP books. Entries will be judged on how entertainingly written and engaging they are and, the extent to which they draw on actual examples of content from intellectual property writing. Entries should be between 500-600 words, and be submitted by 30 September 2012. The winning entries will be announced on 3 December. All entries are to be submitted to Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.orgThe winning entry will be posted on the jiplp weblog (subject to the usual laws of defamation, obscenity and, if relevant, copyright ...). Do have a go!
|Great Ormond Street in the bad old days,|
when everything was still in black and white ...
"In conclusion, we think that the Draft Act should be amended by:You can read the letter in full, in the original Bulgarian and in English translation, here. If you'd like to add your voice to that of those who seek to amend the Bill, just email the Bulgarian Patent Office at email@example.com or email the Office's Magdalena Radulova at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* cancelling the provision according to which foreign representatives must take an examination for a representative in the field of patents, utility models and/or brands in industrial designs and geographical indications, subject to Art. 8 of the Draft Act;
* cancelling the provision according to which foreign representatives, who wish to practise their profession in the Republic of Bulgaria, must submit an application to the Chairperson of the Chamber for registration of foreign representatives practising their profession in the Republic of Bulgaria.
The amendments above are necessary to avoid the accusation that Bulgaria is not bringing our legislation in line with the EU legislation".
|London's original Glass House was the Crystal|
Palace -- much admired by many, though others
thought it was a bit of a pane ...