Registration now open for Italian trademarks to denote historical significance
Italian inventors can now apply to protect historically or societally relevant trademarks as marchi storici - if they meet specific strict criteria.
Associate Spotlight with Dr. Christopher Brückner
Dr. Christopher Brückner offers his thoughts and tips for companies from the chemical and pharmaceutical industry when dealing with SPCs.
What is patent prosecution? Your A to Z guide
We have you covered with everything you must understand to delve into the patent prosecution process.
The real IP issues with virtual influencers
The rise of virtual influencers could lead to real dilemmas involving IP law and a lot more.
Mid-year review of 2020’s major patent cases from across the globe
While court rulings may have slowed down, the first half of this calendar year has seen some big patent decisions play out in many national high courts.
Modern methods for improving conventional prior-art searches
Traditional searches can adapt by incorporating semantic tools to cover all the bases and ultimately reduce the chances of missing out on substantial prior-art.
Will the COVID-19 pandemic alter the future of patent licensing for vaccines?
As the world races to develop an effective vaccine to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, many discussions have surrounded the impact that patents will have on access to such treatment.
The 10-point checklist for nationalizing your PCT applications
After 50 years, we still cannot help but ask ourselves if having an international application will be enough to lead to a patent in most jurisdictions.
The ABCs of Intellectual Property
In an unpredictably evolving society and economy, the assurance of protection for your inventive labor is a precious commodity.
Enjoy your meal! Pakistan adds geographical indications to their IPR menu
The GI law is a much needed legal and commercial tool to protect the cultural heritage of goods produced and manufactured in the country.
Fun summer inventions and patents
Summer is the best time of the year! Would it be quite so good, though, without the many inventions that make summer fun, well, fun?
The Kimono controversy: a matter of cultural awareness and risk management
Holistic risk management also has to include awareness of the fine line that divides entrepreneurial freedom from cultural expression.