The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) clarifies what proof is required in order to demonstrate ”acquisition of a distinctive character”of a trade mark
For more than ten years, Nestlé has fought to maintain its EU trademark registration of the three-dimensional mark, which consists of four trapezoidal chocolate bars aligned on a rectangular base, i.e. Nestlé’s “Kit Kat” product.
IP rights after Brexit – the view of the UK Government
In light of the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU, on 12 July this year the British Government published “The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union” (the “White Book”). The publication is the first of its kind and shows how the UK views its new relationship with the EU after Brexit.
New partners to Stockholm's office
Three new partners have been elected at Vinge’s Stockholm office with effect from 1 January 2019.
Vinge top-ranked within intellectual property law
IAM Patent 1000 recently released its rankings for 2018 and Vinge is top-ranked within the categories of transactions and dispute resolution.
Vinge – Best law firm for female business lawyers
For the sixth time – and the fifth time in a row – Vinge won the award as the law firm in Sweden which has been most successful in relation to its gender equality initiatives. The award was presented on 14 June in London at the European Women in Business Law Awards. In addition, three of Vinge’s partners were also named as IFLR1000 Women Leaders.
Vinge member of the UN Global Compact
In February this year, Vinge became a member of the UN Global Compact, a UN framework which gathers more than 9000 companies and organizations globally around ten principles concerning respect for human rights, employee rights, the environment and anti‑corruption
Record year for Vinge
After a strong 2016, 2017 became Vinge’s best year ever with an increase in turnover of 15%.
New IP award to Vinge
At a ceremony held in London on Thursday, 8 March, Vinge was awarded the prestigious award Sweden Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year 2018.
Maria‑Pia Hope one of Swedish commerce’s most powerful women 2018
On 7 March 2018, Vinge’s CEO Maria‑Pia Hope was named by Veckans Affärer as one of Sweden’s most powerful women within the category of director.
Success for Vinge in Client Choice, Legal 500 Hall of Fame and Chambers Global
As Vinge’s partner SOC (the Swedish Olympic Committee) gathers trophies in South Korea we are delighted to have achieved a triple of awards and rankings demanding legal excellence.
Grand Slam for Vinge
Vinge has won the Mergermarket award M&A Legal Advisor of the Year 2017 from among other business law firms in Sweden. This is the fourth year in a row, and completes the firm’s ”Grand Slam”.
Competition law expert Emma Johansson joins Vinge
Vinge's EU, Competition & Regulatory practice has recruited an additional experienced competition law expert, Emma Johansson to the Vinge Stockholm office.
Vinge Firm of the Year within Employment law
For the third time, Vinge has been named Employment Law Firm of the Year by Blendow Group. Advokat Fredrik Dahl and advokat Åsa Gotthardsson at Vinge received the award.
New guide to Copyright Litigation in Sweden
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New partner to Vinge's Gothenburg Office
Yohanna Öhrnegård, Member of The Swedish Bar Association and specialised in dispute resolution, has been elected partner at Vinge’s Gothenburg office commencing on 1 January 2018.