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Guide to Trade Mark Law and Practice in Ireland

Author: Helen Johnson BL

Edition: Second

Publication Date: 2023

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Law As Stated At: 1 March 2023

Guide to Trade Mark Law and Practice in Ireland

Guide to Trade Mark Law and Practice in Ireland

Introducing the practice and procedure of trade marks in Ireland and at the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), this book steers clear of confusing legal jargon, explaining the main trade mark principles clearly and concisely.

Several new chapters have been added to the Second Edition, addressing topics such as trade mark searching, online infringement and trade mark protection post-Brexit. Recent Irish legislation is also covered:

  • European Union (Trade Marks) Regulations 2018 (SI 561/2018)
  • Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules 2018 (SI 562/2018)
  • Trade Marks Act 1996 (Community Trade Mark) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 563/2018)
  • Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules 2019 (SI 588/2019 and 628/2019)
  • Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019
  • Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015

Notable authorities are also considered, such as:

This is an indispensable guide for lawyers, those working in the area of IP, candidates intending to sit the Trade Mark Agent exam at the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland, sole traders, entrepreneurs and anyone wanting to protect their brand.