European copyright law and the text and data mining exceptions and limitations – Article from #2 2019

The newly adopted European Union (EU) Directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market1 (DSM Directive) provides for text and data mining (“TDM”) exceptions for the first time at an EU legislative level. The TDM provisions are a step in the right direction, but the situation remains uncertain for innovators and researchers alike.2 The DSM Directive’s TDM […] Read More

The Monopoly case – EUTM re-filings and the concept of bad faith – Article from #2 2019

An European Union Trade Mark (EUTM) can be declared invalid if the applicant acted in bad faith when filing the trade mark application. The concept of ‘bad faith’ is not defined in the EUTM legislation, but the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has in several cases interpreted the meaning of bad faith and the concept is constantly […] Read More

Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators Reception in Oslo

The (increased) impact of technology on IP: How will it affect YOUR career?! Who can attend: Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators from the Nordic and Baltic countries with no more than five years of professional experience. INTA membership is not required to participate. Co-hosting firms: BAHR (Oslo, Norway), BRIMONDO (Göteborg, Sweden), CASTRÉN & SNELLMAN (Helsinki, Finland), DARTS-IP (Brussels, Belgium), LUNDGRENS […] Read More


The Stockholm Intellectual Property Law Review (SIPLR) welcomes submissions for its two next issues. Authors are invited to submit original research papers, essays and book reviews on either General Topics of European and International IP Law, and on Food, the latter resulting in SIPLR’s second thematic issue. SIPLR is a student-led review first published in January 2018. Two issues covered […] Read More

Issue #1 2019

Editorial Preface “Some industries are different but some are more different than others. The pharmaceutical industry fits the latter category” (Scherer 1996:336). There is really no other industry where the nature of the products, the economics of research and development as well as the market structure and the societal implications of the industry’s strategic decisions are as unique as in […] Read More

CRISPR/Cas9 system – Article from #1 2019

ABSTRACT The CRISPR/Cas9 discovery has emerged as a powerful technology tool to edit genomes, which allows researchers, innovators and life science entrepreneurs to alter DNA sequences and modify gene function in a range of species. The simplicity, high efficiency and seemingly broad use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system has led to hopes that this disruptive technology may have the potential to […] Read More