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Cyprus transposes the EU Copyright Directive in Cyprus law
21 November 2022
The Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (the Copyright Directive) has finally been transposed in Cyprus law.Read More
Apple loses its rights over the “Think Different” slogan
13 September 2022
On 9 June 2022, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) dismissed the actions brought by Apple Inc. (Apple) against the decisions of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) revoking the "Think Different" trademark (the Trademark) of Apple due to non-use.Read More
Filing an application for validation of European Patent in Cyprus
09 February 2022
Once a European patent is granted and published, the patent owner needs to take steps so as to validate the patent in each of the designated EU Member States within a specific time limit.Read More
Google vs. News Channels: The most unprecedented fine ever imposed on a giant company
30 September 2021
The French Competition Authority fined the tech giant Google with a whopping € 500 million fine for not abiding by one of its decisions.Read More
Protection of trade secrets and know-how in Cyprus
22 July 2021
This article briefly examines legal opportunities for the protection of trade secrets against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure in Cyprus.Read More
Licensing and selling intellectual property in Cyprus and in Europe
26 October 2020
The rapid advances in artificial intelligence and other technology aspects have elevated the importance of securing, licensing and selling intellectual property.Read More
09 July 2018Read More
EU updates its European Trademark System
26 January 2016Read More
Practice direction on black and white trade marks in Cyprus
22 July 2014Read More
Cyprus Registrar of Trademarks introduces new policy on trademark classification
09 April 2013Read More
Cyprus has ratified all major international intellectual property law related treaties, has harmonised national law with EU legislation and along with the domestic regulations, provides a consistent legal framework in the context of intellectual property law.
The protection of intellectual property rights is essential to the competitiveness of most organisations and it is a cornerstone in today’s marketplace. We have an established specialised Intellectual Property Law Centre (IPLC) in Cyprus, providing legal services on all aspects of Intellectual Property law, helping our clients to protect, develop and enforce their intellectual property rights.
Our IPLC can provide expert advice in the field of Intellectual Property in relation to:
The services provided include:
Our IPLC advises and provides legal representation in regards to the maintenance of intellectual property rights on the following matters:
Our IPLC advises and provides legal representation in regards to the enforcement of intellectual property rights on the following matters:
Cyprus Intellectual Property Rights
We maintain a computerised management infrastructure that safeguards compliance with the various details associated with maintaining and renewing Intellectual Property rights within the Cyprus jurisdiction. After the initial registration process of Intellectual Property rights, we keep track of any legislative requirements applicable in regard to their maintenance or renewal. Our clients are confident that they are promptly notified about renewal of registrations and payments required to keep the Intellectual Property rights in force, and we advise on any additional maintenance requirements and alerts on critical changes in law or practice that affect Intellectual Property rights.
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115 Faneromenis Avenue,
12 Platonos Street,
4 Nicou Nicolaidi & Kinyra,
2nd floor, 8011 Paphos
164A Georgiou Gourounia,
1st floor, 5289 Paralimni
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