Patent agency Käosaar & Co was founded in 1992 and it is one of the oldest patent agencies working in Estonia today.

Patent of the day:

Socks with device 
to help find a missing pair 
DE 102012012324 A1 

This witty invention allows you to find the missing pair for your sock in just a second! These socks have an invisible radio frequency identification tag sewn in, allowing a matching pair for your sock to be found quickly by using a mobile phone.




  “Vene juust” (“Russian Cheese”) declared a type designation
  With its Regulation of 05 September 2012, the Supreme Court refused to accept into proceedings Ago Teder’s appeal in cassation requiring the establishment of circumstances precluding legal protection of the trademark “Vene juust + design” in the civil matter no. 2-11-30329.
  Nighttime Eiffel Tower is protected by copyright
  Because the Eiffel Tower is a public building and its intellectual property right has expired (the architect died in 1919), one might assume that anyone may take photos of the Tower.
  Counterfeit wine dealer sentenced to 10 years in the US
  The counterfeiter, who conned millions of dollars out of wine collectors, was sentenced to prison in New York.
  ‘Ice bucket challenge’ trademark applications have been withdrawn.
  The worldwide and in also in Estonia popular ‘ice bucket challenge’ trademark applications have been withdrawn.
  Nearly 100 counterfeiters of food and drink apprehended in a large-scale operation
  The raid was conducted in various countries worldwide, including the UK and US. Some 430 000 counterfeit drinks and 1 200 tons of counterfeit food were seized and 96 people arrested.