Formats are protected by law

Formats are protected by law. FRAPA and Baker Mc Kenzie main conclusion in FRAPA Legal Report 2017 FRAPA chairmen Phil Gurin (IM Global Television) and Jan Salling (Missing Link)  and international law firm Baker McKenzie, Darya Ermolina and Jose Marie Mendez  launched the FRAPA Legal Report at MIPFormats April 1st . The report looks into…

What is a format registration? And what NOT?

We noticed that in recent legal cases dealing with format infringement, companies sometimes mix up trademark registrations and format registrations.  A trademark registration is a final proof that you are the sole and original owner of a certain brand or logo because there is a worldwide register of trademarks where trademarks can be checked and approved.…

Send in your formats for The International Format Awards 2017

FRAPA is calling all members to send in their formats for The International Formats Awards. The International Format Awards is a partnership between FRAPA, EMC and C21. The International Format Awards are the leading awards for the global content business, recognising creativity and excellence across a range of categories. They are a coproduction between the…