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Intellectual Property

Mamo TCV Participates in Malta EU Presidency Conference on IPR Enforcement

On 2nd March 2017, an international conference on IPR enforcement was held at the Corinthia Hotel in St. George's Bay, St Julian's, Malta. The conference was organised by the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council, Malta Customs and the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights (EUIPO). A number of prominent representatives from various institutions and bodies participated in the event (including the European Commission, UNIFAB, the EUIPO, INTA as well as the US attache' to the EU). Mamo TCV Advocates was represented by Dr. Claude Micallef-Grimaud from the firm's Intellectual Property (IP) Department who delivered a presentation on…
Intellectual Property

Patent Law – An Update On Manufacturing / Research Opportunities In Malta For The International Generics Drugs Industry

Malta offers significant opportunities for the generics drugs industry and the evidence for this lies in the pharmaceutical patenting history of the country. The events discussed in this update reflect the history of patenting in Malta, focusing on the current favourable legislative framework for the generic drugs industry in Malta. ​Disclaimer This document does not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or legal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Antoine Camilleri. Patent Law – An Update On Manufacturing / Research Opportunities In Malta For The International Generics Drugs Industry.Download PDF
Antoine Camilleri
24th February 2017
Intellectual Property

Damages in Maltese Intellectual Property Cases: A Brief Look at Article 12 of Chapter 488 of the Laws of Malta

IntroductionThe Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (Regulation) Act, 2006  came into effect at the end of 2006  and fully implements the provisions of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (the Directive). It is fair to say that Maltese practitioners took some time getting used to the broad implications of Chapter 488. It is also fair to say that even the Maltese Courts themselves initially seemed to exhibit trepidation in granting some of the remedies stemming from this new law. Many of these remedies are more…