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EU Trade Marks Following Brexit

27 April, 2021

In Europe, a trade mark registration system exists through which a single European Union trade mark (“EUTM”) application may be filed before the European Union Intellectual Property Office and if granted, will extend registered trade mark rights simultaneously in all EU member states.  As of the 1st January 2021, EUTMs no longer protect trade marks […]

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Trade Marks: Tips for Name Generation

26 April, 2021

Intellectual property rights play a key role in building stronger and more competitive businesses.  Whether these rights protect your novel inventions as patents, the copyright in your original works, design rights in your products (or parts of them) or the trade mark rights in original brands and other badges of origin, these rights all seek […]

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The Knowledge Development Box in Ireland – A Quick Overview.

14 July, 2017

In 2016, Ireland introduced a new tax-based incentive for intellectual property generating Irish companies referred to as the Knowledge Development Box. The KDB is a corporation tax relief. Launched as “best in class” and the “world’s first OECD-compliant” regime, the KDB provides that profits generated by an Irish company from the commercial exploitation of certain […]

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