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Awapatent IP Blog

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Revisions to the Korean Trademark Act

The aim of the revisions, which were implemented in June this year, is to reinforce the position of trademark owners, which the following examples will indicate. The article handling the protection of well known trademarks has become clearer. Now it is clearly stated in the Trademark Act that applications for trademarks which are likely to cause confusion with, or harm the distinctiveness of, well known trademarks will be refused. Further, the issue of…