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FSC to released improved Trademark License Agreement (TLA)

FSC, revised, improved, new, revamped, Trademark License Agreement, TLA, pilot phase, new measures

The revised and improved license agreement for the FSC certification scheme will initially be implemented with a pilot phase, starting early in the 2Q 2020 in Brazil, China, Germany, Russia and the United States before being extended to other countries later in the year. The revamped Trademark License Agreement (TLA) is designed to meet new legal …

Välinge signs license agreement with Chinese flooring producer Jiangsu Beier Decoration Materials

Välinge, license agreement, Chinese, flooring producer, Jiangsu Beier Decoration Materials

The Chinese flooring producer Jiangsu Beier Decoration Materials Co., Ltd – also known as BBL – has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Liteback® sustainable core technology for thermoplastic flooring. BBL has been a Välinge licensee since 2008 and today sells both laminate and thermoplastic flooring …

FSC takes action on potential fraud Paulownia wood supply chain in Asia

FSC, fraud, investigation, Asia, Paulownia, suspension, termination, trademark, license

Following an extensive investigation into Paulownia wood supply chains, FSC has taken initial action against a number of companies that were found to have traded non-certified Paulownia as FSC certified. An investigation involving Assurance Services International (ASI) into FSC chain of custody certified companies trading in Paulownia products …

Innovations4Flooring signs license agreement with Tarkett

Innovations4Flooring, license agreement, Tarkett, patents, flooring, surface solutions

The Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, has signed a license agreement with Tarkett. As part of this agreement, Tarkett grants I4F with licensing rights for 167 Tarkett patents covering locking, decor and surface performance technologies for floor covering products. I4F …

Sarawak government to stop issuing new timber licenses

Sarawak, timber licenses, illegal logging

The Sarawak government will continue not to issue new timber licences in their efforts to protect and retain the remaining indigenous virgin jungle in the state. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg emphasised that once forests have already been logged, it was very difficult to restore them. “Worse still is the stripping of …

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