Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht was appointed for 2 years as a member of INTA's Anticounterfeiting Committee. The committee will monitor developments in treaties, legislation, regulations and other enforcement mechanisms in various jurisdictions, complete analyses and propose policy recommendations to the Board. Work includes report and submission writing, interaction with anticounterfeiting organizations and advocacy in conjunction with relevant INTA committees and staff....
On October 2nd and 3rd 2019 the Blue World Day took place in Munich. The organizer was our Frankfurt partner law firm BLUEDEX .
This year over 50 participants from all over Europe, the USA and Tunisia participated.
During the event, there were various lectures with different national focuses. Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht referred about China. The lecture should provide an overview of all legal innovations of the last two years.
We are very greatly about the invitation to this great and successful event.
On Friday the September 27th 2019 representatives of the law firm Schneiders & Starke reported on IP protection in China. The lecture took place in the office of our partner Schneiders & Behrendt in Bochum.
From the invitation:
"The protection of trademarks and patents in China is a topic of growing importance for SMEs and large enterprises. Does it make sense to register trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in China?
The answer to this question has changed significantly in the last 10 years. Intellectual property rights...
On September 26 2019 we received a delegation from the China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Economic Department of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin in the offices of our partner law firm BLUEDEX, in Frankfurt.
The high-ranking delegation visited us practitioners to get more information about the German insolvency law, in particular about the liquidation of large companies.
BLUEDEX Partner Dr. Herrmann contributed to the details in a 90 minute presentation and also reported comprehensively on the innovations of the EU, which now have to be implemented...
Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht attended the Marques 2019 Annual Conference that took place in Dublin last week. Over 800 attorneys and trademark attorneys took part at this conference. The meeting focused on changes in technology and the effect on IP, but in fact the hottest topic was the Geographical Indication Protection (GI). Here a lot of import matters changed world wide and need a better clarification. Beside that Daniel attended the constitutional meeting of the new formed Cyberspace team. It was great to meet many old and new friends in the IP business and to learn more...
Starke managing counsel Daniel Albrecht will take part at the 33rd Marques Annual Conference. The 2019 MARQUES Annual Conference will be held in Dublin from Tuesday 17th - Friday 20th September 2019.
Brands are being buffeted by changes in today’s fast-moving world, driven not just by legal and regulatory developments but also by politics, technology and new business models.This year’s MARQUES Conference looks at the impact of these changes, and how brand owners and IP practitioners can navigate them. Topics covered in the panel sessions will include: megatrends, the impact of...
On July 12-13, 2019 Luxembourg hosted the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) first Annual Meeting outside of Asia.
The theme of the 2019 Annual Meeting was “Cooperation and Connectivity” in recognition of the economic and social benefits to be realized through better connectivity within and between countries and regions, including Europe and Asia.
The 2019 Annual Meeting brought together AIIB’s Governors and Directors to engage with delegations from members, prospective members, partner institutions, business leaders, civil society and experts from a range of...
The newest article from our Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht about the Chinese Cybersecurity law was published in the “China Insight” 2/2019, the Business magazine of the Sino-German Ecopark in Qingdao. The article is only available in German language. If you are interesting in the whole article please apply for a hardcopy at peter.tichauer [at] sgep-pd.cn Special thanks to him for his support.
Starke took part at the “ Greater China 2019 ” day at the IHK Stuttgart at July 2nd 2019. This event is the china policy and economic related key event of the community of the German Chambers and their related organizations in Germany and greater China. 250 guests discussed about actual China related topics with high ranking guests.
This year's Greater China Day focused on economic and political developments in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao. Most recently, AHK representatives gave lectures, panels, workshops and talk shows on the "New Silk Road", digitization in China, the...
ECTA Annual Conference completed on last Friday in Edinburgh. With more than 1500 Members, coming from all Member States of the EU and beyond, ECTA promotes the knowledge and professionalism of the Intellectual Property Law community in the fields of Trade Marks, Designs, Copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights, within the European Union. Starke is a member since 2019.
With about 900 attendees this Annual Conference was a great success! Our team took part at many interesting discussions, speeches and other programs.
Two of the highlights were the session about EU...
Yesterday our team from Starke visited the Export day in Vienna. The AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA hosted the 17th Austrian Export Day in the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber .
The export day is themed "MEET THE WORLD" and is the largest export information event in Austria. Two ministers were invited as keynote speakers. It was a great pleasure to see old friends and clients again.
On June 12, 2019, the eCOMMERCE DAY of the Austrian retail association took place in Studio 44 under the motto "The Gamechanger".
The full-day event „eCommerce Day“ #thegamechanger is the meeting place of the eCommerce industry and dealt with the current trends and challenges in online trading. One focus of the event was the cross border strategies in eCommerce.
Trade association president Stephan Mayer-Heinisch opened the eCommerce Day 2019 and reviewed the past 19 years since the first edition of the industry event. Much has happened since then: Facebook and Google...
Starke in the news again. The China court official online portal reports about our trademark case that we ran together with our partner Jingsh Law .
This announcement shows the importance of our case and will race the chances to get a high damage compensation for our client Hörmann.
Hebei Huoman unauthorizedly uses similar trademarks of our client on their products and advertising. The regional market supervisory authority has already stated that Huoman has infringed the Unfair Competition Law and has issued a fine.