FDE Legal joins IR as the exclusive IP Trademark & Copyright and IP Patents Member in Dominican Republic

IR Global is delighted to introduce Maria Eugenia Espinal, Wilson Martínez and Flavio Darío Espinal of FDE Legal as our exclusive IP Trademark & Copyright and IP Patents Member in Dominican Republic. FDE Legal is a firm that combines specialization with a comprehensive vision of the Law whose practice is based on experience and innovation. It […]

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The Madrid System in Brazil: Trademarks Statistics at a Glance (2021)

The Madrid System entered into force in Brazil on October 2, 2019 and has proven to be an important filing tool for international companies. For 2021, we have gathered and analyzed relevant information on the trademark filing behavior via the Madrid System for Brazil. As shown in the following table, the United States of America, […]

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Episode 4: Pre-Nups & Depp v Heard Trial Wrap-Up

Tune in as Tenny and Shayda talk all things pre-nups! In this episode you’ll learn why you absolutely do need a prenup (even if you think you don’t) as well as some practical things to include in your prenup that you probably haven’t thought about! As promised, we go through some of the most infamous […]

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Episode 3: Social Media & Celebrity Divorce Culture

Kim and Kanye, Kelly Clarkson, and Robert De Niro all have one really interesting thing in common: multimillion dollar divorces cases. In this episode, Tenny and Shayda tackle celebrity divorce cases and California law. Social media is so pervasive in today’s world that its growing impact on our day to day lives is becoming hard […]

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The Greater China IP Updates – May 2022

Effective since March 1, 2022, the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) has implemented a new measure for transnational remote video interviews after amending the rules for the Program for Interviews for Patent Cases. This will reduce the need for traveling in light of the pandemic situation and will enhance the overall efficiency of the examination […]

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Deep & Far Newsletter 2022

Taiwan IP Updates  – March 2022 By Lyndon  Taiwan’s Hon Hai Secures Over 54,200 Invention Patents Globally Hon Hai Technology Group, also known internationally as Foxconn, announced on January 10 that it has secured over 54,200 invention patents across the world, with 62.5 percent of them granted in the United States and Japan.  Hon Hai, which […]

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Deep & Far Newsletter 2022 © Mar (2)

The Greater China IP Updates – March 2022 By Lyndon  Huawei Now 5th on U.S. Patents List Huawei Technologies is moving up the list of companies getting the most patents in the U.S.  In 2020, Huawei received 2,770 patents which put it in 5th place behind IBM, Samsung, Canon and TSMC. This compares with 2020 when Huawei was […]

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The Greater China IP Updates – April 2022

Taiwan Patent and Trademark Applications in 2021 Resident invention applications were the highest since 2014 at 19,547 cases mostly fueled by a rise in the number of applications by corporations.  However, utility model (14,543 cases) and design applications (3,534 cases) filed by residents went down by 12% and 10% respectively due to lower numbers from […]

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New opportunities in the legal industry

The explosion of the financial technology or “fintech” industry has been one of the most notable developments of the global financial services industry in recent years. The fintech industry is comprised of companies that make use of new technologies to provide financial services traditionally offered by banks, companies that partner with banks to provide financial […]

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