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Daniel Albrecht was appointed for 2 years as a member of INTA's Anticounterfeiting Committee

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.

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of brand owners and...

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Blue World Day in Munich

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.

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China IP impulse, joint presentation by Schneiders & Behrendt and Starke

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...

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Starke attended the Marques 2019 Annual Conference

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...

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33rd Marques Annual Conference in Dublin

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...

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) Annual Meeting 2019 in Luxembourg

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...

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eCOMMERCE DAY of the Austrian retail association, under the motto "The Gamechanger"

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...

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Hörmann sues opponents for RMB 3 million in damages

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.

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INTA 2019 in Boston

Starke participates in the INTA again this year. From our office, Daniel Albrecht and Chunmei Li will travel to Boston. We are looking forward to seeing our long-time international partners again. Use the opportunity and meet our experts and chat with them about your brand protection issues at INTA.

The INTA Annual Meeting is the largest and most influential gathering of brand owners and intellectual property (IP) professionals from around the world and from across industries. Join us for the 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, May 18‒22, 2019, and you’ll leave with...

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Career Opportunities for Foreigners in China at UIBE

The UIBE Alumni Business Club (ABC), together with BeHive and The Beijing Center (TBC) hosted the UIBE International Career Fair Week in Beijing.

The event started at April 18, 2019, with a panel discussion about carries opportunities in China. The event attracted more than 80 students and 32 students and alumni watched the online stream.

Speakers:

James LaLonnde

James started his career as an early employee of Microsoft Japan and led the subsidiary's rise to the first billion-dollar revenue subsidiary of a software company in...

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