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Everyday IP: Who owns the internet?

Determining exactly 'who owns the internet' is no simple matter, as the IP ownership of the systems and infrastructure that comprise it is widely varied.

How are damages calculated in patent infringement cases?

If the worst should happen, an inventor must understand how patent infringement damages are calculated in major legal jurisdictions.

Everyday IP: Brewing the finest booze – beer through the ages

As one of the world's oldest beverages, it is no surprise that beer and its history offer intriguing lessons about innovation and Intellectual Property.

Green innovations call for strong IP protection

Green tech development is key to the planet's future, and IP service providers are instrumental in facilitating this evolution.

Everyday IP: When were computers invented?

Answering the question: 'When were computers invented?' involves far more than just citing a date — it is bound up in the past, present and future of IP.

What it means to be in Intellectual Property

Working in the Intellectual Property industry takes many forms, requiring professionals with diverse backgrounds and skillsets.

Making the most of your patent drawings

Drawings are an essential element of any patent application for a device or design that requires a visual depiction of the functions and concepts involved.

Is a cease and desist letter enforceable? Common issues and best practices

The path to stopping infringement of your Intellectual Property rights begins with two key questions.

Everyday IP: When were cars invented?

While some nations are more automobile-dependent than others, it is still difficult to imagine how our modern world would function without cars.

The tech dilemma: Should I patent my app?

After developing a trail-blazer mobile app or feature, the ultimate question you need to answer is whether it makes sense to pursue patentability.

Five rules for a successful supplementary protection certificate application

When it comes to applying for an SPC, there is no one-size-fits-all plan of action, but we have five golden rules for handling these IP rights.

Eurasian industrial design: an overview of a new regional system

The Eurasian regional system of industrial design legal protection is a convenient instrument for applicants and patent owners acting in the region.