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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Thacker, Sunil and Thacker, Sunil, Don't Steal My Smell (May 5, 2014). Court Uncourt Vol. 2, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2456304

Sunil Thacker (Contact Author)

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