NEW DOMAIN DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE IN ESTONIA
On 5 July 2010, Estonia switched to a new domain system which brought a number of important changes: individuals and foreign nationals are now able to register .ee domain names and one person can register more than one domain name. Read more ...
WHY PAY FOR MUSIC IN YOUR OFFICE OR SHOP?
It is normal to hear recorded music in a shopping centre, in your favourite restaurant, even in the office where you work. But this music does not come for free. Business owners are paying not only for CDs or other records but are also under a duty to pay copyright and related rights levies to the creators of the music. Although this is nothing new, the duty still often causes surprised questions from business people due to lack of clarity as to why, to whom and how much to pay. Read more ...
BIOTECHNOLOGY IN LITHUANIA
In the context of Lithuanian Innovation Strategy for 2010-2020 approved by Government Resolution No 163 on 17 February 2010, development of intellectual property in Lithuania is expected to increase. One of the strongest targeted areas is industrial biotechnology. It is important to remain aware of the legal implications of acquisition, management and enforcement of intellectual property rights during all stages of technology development end exploitation. Read more ...
SIGNIFICANT AMENDMENTS TO BELARUSIAN LAW ON TRADEMARKS
Trademark regulation in Belarus recently underwent substantial revision with changes mainly concerning the Law on Trademarks and developing legislation. On 25 January 2010, significant amendments to the Law on Trademarks entered into force. Read more ...
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