Champagne comes from France, right?

The discussion about the rights to the term ‘champagne’ has been set right aflame after Putin signed a new law that gives Russian winemakers the sole right to the appellation champagne in Russia. The new law puts French champagne producers in a tough situation in Russia. But what are the rules for geographical indications actually?

UPC Unified Patent Court

UPC one step closer after German FCC ruling

The UPC is now one step closer to becoming a reality after the German Constitutional Court rejected two applications for injunctions […]

Plougmann Vingtoft takes gold in 2021 IAM Patent 1000

IAM Patent 1000 has now revealed its rankings for 2021. Once again, Plougmann Vingtoft ranks among the world’s elite IP consultancies […]

EU fund urges SMEs to incorporate IPR

Many SMEs don’t prioritise IPR early enough. Through an IP fund, EUIPO now seeks to change this. Don’t miss out on the last application window in 2021.

Plougmann Vingtoft among the world’s best IP consultancies

Plougmann Vingtoft retains a position as a Top Tier firm for patent and trademark work. See the full list of top tier IP firms here [..]

vaccine patents

3 reasons why politicians should not waive vaccine patents

Would it be an advantage to waive vaccine patents? The idea may sound attractive, but the short answer is no, and here is why […]

Managing Intellectual Property

Managing Intellectual Property names five IP Stars at Plougmann Vingtoft

Managing IP celebrates the IP industry and its skilled IP practitioners and has just revealed the 2021 list of IP Stars 2021. Five of them work at Plougmann Vingtoft. Meet them here.

IP Matters competition

IP competition paves the way for start-ups working to improve the world

Plougmann Vingtoft’s annual competition for IP consulting worth DKK 50,000 adds value and gives peace of mind to previous winners.

SkyTEM: Protected technology roars ahead

Only few Danish technology firms remember to protect their ideas. Danish SkyTEM is the exception that proves the rule […]

Green krill fishing technology strongly protected in international waters

We patented HARVISH® in coastal countries with strong fishing industries from which such a technology could be launched […]