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Procurement Law of specific industries in a Nutshell

The procurement law of specific industries applies to the procurement of water, energy, transport and postal services. The application of the law depends primarily on the nature of the contracting entity’s activity, not the object of the acquisition. The...

Trademark registering increases the value of company

Essential base for trademark’s value is its registering and its geographical coverage. Although trademark rights could exist also without registering, that is regularizing use of the trademark in business, leaving the trademark unregistered may cause some value...

IPR-rights of fashion business

This article is published in Modin, professional magazine of fashion business. IPR abbreviation comes from the words Intellectual Property Rights. The Finnish counterparts are intangible property rights and immaterial rights. In this article, I review intangible/...

Licensing intellectual property

Giving the right of use or in other words licensing, you can make your intellectual properties earn money without extra investments and still keep the ownership. You can save money in development costs and get a ready brand through licensing. Good example of potential...

Trademark dilution

What is dilution? Dilution is a phenomenon and an umbrella term for two types of harm which mark can suffer, blurring and tarnishment. In tarnishment, use of a junior mark takes an unfair advantage of the reputation or fame of the senior mark or a situation in which...