On 6 July 2021, the “Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft e.V.” (Federal Association of medium-sized businesses) hosted a webinar on the topic "AI and Intellectual Property". At this Event, sponsored by ANAQUA, the speakers looked at the topic from different angles and provided very interesting insights into the latest developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and their impact on IP processes.

Weiterlesen über WEB Seminar: AI and Intellectual Property

On Wednesday, 17 June 2020, LexDellmeier held its fifth webinar on the topic “Brand Value and Financial Instruments”. During a 30 minutes discussion, Alexandra and Oliwia outlined the concepts of “brand valuation” and “brand evaluation” and explained how the economic value of a brand is assessed. If you missed the webinar, don’t worry – we recorded it and published on YouTube! As usual, you’ll find the link in the post below.

Wanna cool down? Enjoy some “Plombir”! It is summer. The sun is shining, it is hot and you are looking for something to cool down a bit. How about a “Plombir”? You do not know what “Plombir” is? It is a kind of ice-cream that is very popular in the Russian Federation. But instead of only being used to COOL people down, it has been the subject of HEATED debates at the EUIPO and in Germany over the past about 10 years regarding the question whether or not the term “Plombir” was descriptive for ice-cream. Here is what the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided on 18 June 2020.

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At the end of May 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced the launch of WIPO PROOF - a new online business service that provides tamper-proof evidence of the existence at a point in time of any digital file, including data sets, in any format. Why is this significant? Well, now you can easily and cheaply safeguard your valuable intellectual work, such as a product design, an invention or research data from the earliest stage of its development.

Source: https://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2020/article_0012.html

Oliwia Puto is an English Law and German Law student at King’s College London and Humboldt University in Berlin and this summer will be supporting the team at LexDellmeier as a legal trainee. She is a member of ELSA - an organisation providing law students and young lawyers from different countries with education and professional development, of which LexDellmeier is a partner.

Source: https://www.elsa-kiel.de/step/


Use of a trademark in a form differing from the one registered… always an issue and a trap for trademark owners to be aware of. But a new Common Practice just adopted in May 2020 by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) promises more guidance.


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Example: If only the logo on the top left was a registered trademark, were the other logos use of the same mark?

As announced, LexDellmeier IP Law Firm has On Wednesday, 27 May 2020, LexDellmeier held it two webinars no. 3 and 4 "Trademark Law Basics" (in German: Markenrecht 1 x 1).  We are delighted to have had 90 participants attend the webinars. Below you will find the agenda of the webinar(s) as well as the presentations (PPTs in German and English) to download as well as a link to the webinar (in German only) which was recorded and released on YouTube on 26 May 2020.

Am 29. April 2020 hat die Kanzlei LexDellmeier ihr Webinar 2 zu den beiden Themenkomplexen:

1. Änderungen des deutschen Markengesetzes zum 1. Mai 2020 gemäß dem Markenmodernisierungsgesetz (MaMoG) und

2. Update BREXIT (Stand: 29. April 2020) - welche Änderungen ergeben sich für (EU-)Marken- und Designinhaber zum 1. Januar 2021

Hier können Sie sich die Folien runterladen

Dear Participants of the LexDellmeier Webinar Series 2020! Here you can find all the relevant information regarding "Communication Medium & Data Protection".

Liebe Teilnehmer der LexDellmeier Webinar Reihe 2020! Hier finden Sie alle Informationen rund um Medium und Datenschutz.


Need to get your head off Corona? Need a time-out from working on files, writing letters or answering emails? Get it where you do not expect it!

(Source:  https://www.dpma.de/english/our_office/publications/milestones/index.html)