Don't Steal My Smell
Court Uncourt Vol. 2
4 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2014 Last revised: 21 Dec 2014
Date Written: May 5, 2014
This paper explores the growing demand for registration of smell trademarks and olfactory marks with a global overview.
The continued development in field of science and bio-technology will unveil more inventions involving smell in the near future but a question that arises is whether smells can be protected. In other words, will laws and regulations keep pace with continuing development in the field of science and technology?
Keywords: Smell marks, Intellectual Property Law, Patenting Smells, Smell trademark, smell trademarks, UAE Trademark Law, UAE Patent Office
JEL Classification: K00, K10, K20, K30, K40
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