Protection of IP in Digital Environment

Tue 21 Mar

The recent “Protection of IP in Digital Environment” conference, held on March 7th at Belgrade’s Hotel Mona Plaza, proudly co-organized by MSA IP, Motsnyi Legal, Bridge Brand Protection, and Software Protection Association – LegaliS, proved a resounding success. With over 100 attendees representing variou…


Tue 14 Mar

The Novelties in the Montenegrin Law on Trademarks

The main reason for the implementation of the recent changes is the tendency and the need of Montenegrin legislation to harmonize itself with the legislation of the European Union— more precisely with Directive (EU) 2015/2436 of the European Parliament and the Council on harmonization of the legislation of Member States on tra…

Wed 17 Jan

The impact of Artificial Intelligence on patent drafting

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already begun to revolutionize the legal industry and will continue to do so in the future. One area that AI is expected to have a significant impact on is patent drafting legal services. Patent drafting is a complex and time-consuming process that involves researching prior art, understanding co…

Tue 14 Feb

Unitary Patent: The Essentials

It is important to understand the difference between the Unitary patent and the conventional European bundle patent. Namely, the Unitary patent is defined as a single patent granted with equal effect throughout each and every participating Member State, and is also maintained and litigated as a single unit with decisions applyin…

Tue 14 Feb

What do you need to know about trademark refiling in Bosnia and Herzegovina

After covering this topic for the territory of Serbia (see Non-use strategies: What you need to know about trademark refiling in Serbia), let’s take a look at the specificity of the trademark legislation and practice relating to refiling in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bosnian Law on Trademarks (Art. 6.1.c) provides that a mar…

Tue 14 Feb

Parallel imports in Serbia: Then and Now

The very idea of adopting a “new” Law with some considerable changes (not only with respect to the issue at hand) came from, among other things, the need to harmonize the national regulations with those in force in the European Union. That was especially important since Chapter 7 (which refers to intellectual propert…

Sat 14 Jan

Smart contracts – How smart are they, and how much smarter can they become?

I believe many of you know or have at least heard of the term “smart contract”, but for those who haven’t, the term was first coined by computer programmer and cryptographer Nick Szabo in the mid-90s. At the time, Szabo explained that he referred to these contracts as smart because they were far more functi…
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