Our Trademark Attorney Annikki Hämäläinen was interviewed for the article.
Registration of a trademark at the national customs registers is an efficient tool to fight counterfeiting. However, even though the introduction of the IP register of the Eurasian Customs Union is already established, the member states have so far failed to implement it in practice.
Our EU-trademark lawyer Riikka Palmos writes in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review about how to use the Customs Register of Intellectual Property Objects (CRIPO) to fight against counterfeits.
The Finnish media recently carried the story of a Chinese company that had registered the Minna Parikka brand name in China