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Timo Minssen, an Ass. Professor at the University of Copenhagen who has guested at the Max Planck Institute in Munich and who has been cultivating a special interest in secondary protection issues. Do join us on the day: it's fun, it's free and it carries CPD points. Everyone is welcome: click here for details.
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Around the weblogs. The IPKat's old friend Richard Ebbink (Brinkhof, The Netherlands) has been giving PatLit readers the benefit of his thoughts on Actavis v Lilly, the latest case from England and Wales on whether cross-border jurisdiction and service outside the jurisdiction are the best thing since sliced bread or a mortal sin. The same blog carries a fascinating note on "Fahrzeugwechselstromgenerator" [Merpel just loves those 29-letter words, even though she has sometimes forgotten the beginning of them by the time she gets to the end ...] and the results of the latest attempt by Germany to modify its patent nullity procedure, penned by Michael Thesen. Ron Coleman's Likelihood of Confusion writes on Cats and Dogs Living Together, but the underlying theme of his short piece has nothing to do with domestic pets: it's actually a comment on brand dilution. The jiplp weblog carries Thorsten Lauterbach's explanation of the Court of Justice of the European Union's ruling in Case C-5/11 Titus Donner, on the conflict between EU's level playing field principles and German criminal copyright rules. Finally, Eleonora Rosati, on the 1709 Blog, introduces readers to a new acronym: FLET [Unimpressed, Merpel thinks it should actually be FLEET].
China IPR Blog) for news that China has just issued its first Geographical Indication for a non-Chinese wine region. Napa Valley was registered by Napa Valley Vintners, a non-profit trade association, and you can sample their press release here.
http://iripo.ssaa.ir. According to information received, the platform is only designed in Persian and the English version is not yet available.