intellectual property

Community Trademarks – A Maltese Perspective

Authors: Philip Mifsud, Paul Micallef Grimaud
Published on August 14, 2013
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Practices: Trademark Registration
The importance of trademarks as graphic representations that are capable of distinguishing one brand of goods or services from another is internationally recognised. The development of a brand is of crucial marketing importance and heavily invested in. Ultimately, it is a trademark that a consumer associates with a particular product.

Data Protection 2017

Authors: Paul Micallef Grimaud, Philip Mifsud
Published on May 25, 2017
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Practices: Data Protection & Privacy, Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection provides practical cross-border insight into data protection law, covering relevant legislation and competent authorities, key principles, individual rights, registration formalities and prior approval, appointment of a data protection officer, marketing and cookies.

Doing Business in Malta

Authors: Louis Cassar Pullicino, Annalise Papa, Paul Micallef Grimaud, Stephen Attard, Matthew Brincat, Antoine G. Cremona, Christine Cassar Naudi, Julian Caruana, Lara Pace, Nikolai Muscat Farrugia, Philip Formosa, Philip Mifsud, Sylvann Aquilina Zahra
Published on April 6, 2016
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Practices: Competition, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Data Protection & Privacy, E-Money & Payment Services, Employment & Industrial Relations, General Commercial & Contract Law, Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Taxation, Trademark Registration
The Q&A guide to doing business in Malta gives an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in Malta as well as an introduction to the legal system; foreign investment, including restrictions, currency regulations and incentives; and business vehicles and their relevant restrictions and liabilities.

EU directive on trade secrets: an opportunity Malta should not miss

Authors: Paul Micallef Grimaud, Philip Mifsud
Published on January 30, 2014
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Practices: Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology
Traditionally businesses treat physical assets as their most valuable. Intangible assets are, however, increasingly relevant. This is particularly true of intellectual property. The new challenge for businesses is keeping the ingredients that define their product or service secret.

GANADO Advocates successfully defends Team Lava LLC in proceedings instituted by King.com

Authors: Paul Micallef Grimaud
Published on August 4, 2015
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Practices: Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology, Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
GANADO Advocates successfully defends Team Lava LLC in proceedings instituted by King.com for the issuing of a European-wide injunction in connection with the use of the word ‘Candy’ in Team Lava’s signs.