Joanna Rafalska for the magazine “The World of Pharmaceutical Industry”
What exactly is the distinctive character of a trademark on the pharmaceutical market?
Can trademarks include international non-proprietary names (INN)?
How to verify the name of a medicinal product before placing it on the market?
Joanna Rafalska, patent attorney at Patpol, in the magazine “The World of Pharmaceutical Industry” (“Świat Przemysłu Farmaceutycznego”), discusses legal possibilities of registration of names and trademarks for medicines and medicinal products and also advises to which regulations and procedures the consumers should pay attention.