Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Aug 2011 09:22 UTC
Legal Earlier this week, we were introduced to a new concept in intellectual property law: the European 'Community Design'. The Community Design is a sort of trademark on design, and sits halfway between a trademark and a patent. I decided to investigate what, exactly, the laws and regulations around Community Designs are, and what I found was shocking. Think the USPTO is bad? Wait until you learn about the Community Design.
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RE[2]: Comment by cyrilleberger
by JAlexoid on Sun 14th Aug 2011 20:57 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by cyrilleberger"
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Why? In Germany they seem to do it all the time. Shoot first ask questions later.
I bet the situation is due to the car manufacturers interest in restricting other car manufacturers from using their designs very fast.

(Rage! At the pedantic "bastards". Thanks for the wonderful cars and engineering though)

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