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Can you copyright Christmas?

When “Jingle Bells” is first heard in the mall, we know – it’s only about two months till Christmas. And those two months are full of Christmas music: it is played on TV commercials, an e-card that you just received and even the colleague’s phone has a “Last Christmas” tone. There is so much Christmas Read more

Why isn’t every trademark legally protected?

The Supreme Court of Lithuania recently examined the case of Ebro Foods S.A. against Eko Herba, UAB, and confirmed the old truth: a good trademark from a marketing point of view will not necessarily be a good trademark from a legal point of view. The dispute arose as to whether a tea trademark consisting of Read more

Rail Baltica progressing well in Estonia

TRINITI was among the companies who established the Rail Baltica Business Network in Estonia (RBBN) www.rbbn.ee already back in 2015. At its annual meeting the members of the business club heard presentations on the progress of the Rail Baltica (RB) project in Estonia. Read more

How to protect a trademark in different countries?

A trademark is protected only where it is registered, therefore if you plan to distribute your goods or services not only in Lithuania, it is recommended to also register your trademark in the countries where you plan to market them. The question then arises as to which method of trademark registration to choose: to register Read more

Vienna Convention on consular relations

The format and rules for international relations are, to an important extent, established by two international treaties: the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations of 1963. Where the first of the two primarily deals with relations between states as subjects of international law, the Vienna Convention on Read more

5 reasons why reorganisation fails

The Reorganisation Act has been in force in Estonia for over a decade and companies suffering from economic difficulties have submitted hundreds of reorganisation plans to their creditors based on that law. However, the number of reorganisation plans approved by the creditors or the courts is considerably lower and there are only a few examples Read more