The Madrid Protocol is an international treaty establishing a system for the registration of international trademarks.

Thailand finally joined the other ASEAN countries Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam on August 7th, 2017 by becoming the 99th member of the Madrid System. The Protocol will enter into force in Thailand on November 7th, 2017. Ministerial Regulations detailing the registration procedure and costs are expected in the coming months.

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Comments on the judgement of Paris Court dated November 15, 2016 (How to properly manage the execution and the nature of a Trademark coexistence agreement).

CRISTALWhen, in 1988, Champagne Louis Roederer, owner of the trademark "CRISTAL" which designates the cuvée of its prestigious champagne wine, agreed to tolerate the existence and use of the trademark "CRISTAL BUISSE", conditions appear to be clearly specified. « CRISTAL BUISSE » will be able to co-exist with the prestigious trademark « CRISTAL » if that mark refers strictly to still wines (wines that do not form bubbles when opening the bottle), and if the characteristics of the tolerated sign was well delimited by its filing under number 13 99096.

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On June 27th, 2017, Patrice VIDON spoke about Continental China, land of multiple superlatives, and about the impact of the Chinese culture on the valuation models and more generally of the partnership and licensing business.


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Gaël LE SAUX and Soazig THEMOIN from VIDON IP Law Group assisted to the annual CURIE congress held in Marseille from 26th to 28th June 2017, and have been pleased to welcome you at their stand.

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"Counterfeiting, cyber-crime, the IP Attorney role assisting the clients » extract from a speech delivered by Soazig THEMOIN, French and European Trademark & Design Attorney, Partner in VIDON IP Law Group