Archives for August 2012
As technical innovation finds its way into the Medical Industry, it is vital for developers of medical devices to observe the latest technology trends and sufficiently understand intellectual property laws to promote growth in the Industry.
This one-day workshop is intended for General Managers, Directors, In-house Legal Counsels and Production Managers in the Medical Devices Industry. It will review and address the implications of the impending Medical Devices Act to the Medical Industry, and cover emerging trends and essential issues pertaining to Intellectual Property within the Industry.
By Carla Monintja
Students around the world are no strangers to Faber-Castell products. Just ask and they should be able to easily name their favourite products from Faber-Castell; or, if you look into their pencil cases, you would probably find at least one Faber-Castell product in it.
This scenario is not uncommon in Indonesia, as Indonesian students are accustomed to using Faber-Castell products, particularly for final exams where Faber-Castell pencils are recommended to shade their choices on the answer sheets. Using Faber-Castell pencils has been shown to enable answer sheets to be read more efficiently by the computer, which therefore reduces the probability of errors during the marking process.
If you find that your registered trademark is identical or similar to another mark, or vice versa, you may want to read this article. Even if you don’t find yourself in this situation, you may still find the following story interesting.
A trademark is a sign that indicates the origin of particular goods and services, which helps consumers choose one brand over another. Thus in a situation where a current mark is identical or confusingly similar to a prior mark, the proprietor of former might find themselves in a legal dispute.