Helping Ukraine – by Leveraging the Power of Law

A story about UA.SUPPORT, the international pro bono legal platform that connects Ukrainian refugees with requests for legal assistance with appropriate lawyers experienced in the relevant field of law and appropriate country. A few days after the war in Ukraine began, representatives of the NGO AgiLawyer Society and Czech law firm Holubová advokáti came to....

National trademark, EU trademark – what is the difference?

National trademarks and EU trademarks, apart from the respective area of protection, basically offer similar protection. However, differences may arise in practice. In addition to purely national trademarks, European trademarks (EU trademarks) can also be applied for in the EU. Apart from the respective area of protection, both trademarks basically offer similar protection. In individual....

Trademark law: Lipstick shape can be protected as a 3D Trademark

A basic prerequisite for trademark protection is that the mark has distinctive character. This is the central function of a trademark and means that the goods or services of one company can be distinguished from those of other companies by means of the trademark, thus enabling the customers to associate the goods or services to....

LAWorld location in Greenland

We, at Kirk Larsen & Ascanius have decided to go North and will open an office in Nuuk, Greenland on 15 October 2022. The office will be fully staffed and open for business during normal business hours. Naturally the office will be supported from our other offices in Denmark. The reason for opening in Greenland....

What happens to family pets on divorce?

In 2021/22, pet ownership levels peaked at an unprecedented high of 62 per cent of households, as a result of the covid-19 pandemic and the increased amount of time people were able to spend at home. It is now estimated that 13 million dogs and 12 million cats are living in UK homes. Earlier this....