Cease and desist letter

It is very common in practice someone consciously or unconsciously to use in the commercial activity or register similar to an earlier trademark. There are also many cases of copyright infringement. Infringers can be easily found on the Internet, at exhibitions or in magazines. What can be done in such cases? The fastest and most […]

 

Useful tools for protection of intellectual property rights

This article will present several useful databases for owners of intellectual property in order to decrease the chance for infringements of their intellectual property rights. ANTI-COUNTERFEITING RAPID INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM (ACRIS) The first database is called ACRIS, which is the abbreviation of Anti-Counterfeiting Rapid Intelligence System. This is the newest database, that has been created in […]

 

Use of a work. Work created under employment relationship. Work created under mandate.

Authors and other owners of copyright According to Article 5 of the Law on copyright and related rights author shall be the natural person whose creative endeavors have resulted in the creation of a literary, artistic or scientific work. Other natural or legal persons may be owners of copyright only in the cases expressly provided […]

 

What is copyright?

The Law on copyright and related rights regulates the relationships related to the creation and distribution of literary, artistic and scientific works. What does copyright protect? According to Art.3, paragraph 1 and 2 of the Law on copyright and related rights, object of copyright is any work of literature, art and science, which is the […]