KG Legal was invited to IPLSRPING – a conference organised by American Bar Association. The IPLSPRING was held from 4 to 6 April, 2017 in Arlington. Some interesting issues were discussed during the conference, for instance preparing a patent for litigation before it’s issued or effective use of border enforcement mechanisms and blocking injunctions in the US, Canada, and the EU.
KG Legal is the member of the ABA, in the Intellectual Property Law section.
Hannover Messe takes place from 24 to 28 April 2017. German Chancellor and Polish Prime Minister opened the fairs. Poland is the partner country, therefore KG Legal develops cooperation with Hannover Messe exhibitors.
Besides legal services KG Legal participates in various IT industry events. That is why we visited Mobile IT 2017 fairs in EXPO Kraków on the 22nd February. Mobile IT are the largest fairs from IT sector in Kraków. The fairs featured the subject of e-commerce, mobile applications and new technologies. It was a great occasion to meet new people and establish business contacts.
We publish short videos and photos from event below.
Polish law do not fully take into consideration the pay-per-view services yet. There is no such term as “pay-per-view” in the Polish law. We should consider “pay-per-view” services as a programme within the meaning of the Broadcasting Law: shall mean a set of moving images with or without sound (audiovisual programme) or a set of sounds (radio programme) constituting, in terms of its content, form, purpose or authorship, an separate item within a programme service developed by the media service provider or a catalogue of programmes made available to the public as part of on-demand audiovisual media service, hereinafter the “catalogue”. This is the result of the implementation of the Directive 2010/13/UE, where the “programme” is defined as: a set of moving images with or without sound constituting an individual item within a schedule or a catalogue established by a media service provider and the form and content of which are comparable to the form and content of television broadcasting. Examples of programmes include feature-length films, sports events, situation comedies, documentaries, children’s programmes and original drama;
On the 1st July 2016 the Visegrad Patent Institute (VPI) began its activity. It was founded as a result of expanding cooperation between national offices of industry property of members of the Visegrad Group (the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, the Slovak Republic).
Visegrad Patent Institute is modelled on the Nordic Patent Institute, created in collaboration by Denmark, Iceland and Norway, which operates in a similar way. On 26th February 2015, in Bratislava, the representatives of the founding countries signed an agreement on the Visegrad Patent Institute. Then, after the ratification by all members, International Patent Cooperation Union acting on the basis of Patent Cooperation Treat under World Intellectual Property Office appointed Visegrad Patent Institute as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA).