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Greatest inventions to watch for in 2020

From the live-saving to the bizarre, here are a few of the greatest inventions to watch out for in 2020.

Most controversial IP lawsuits of the past decade

Discover fun facts about the most controversial Intellectual Property lawsuits of the last decade.

French wine and Chinese peaches benefit from geographical indication agreement

Geographical indications may not receive the most fanfare among different forms of Intellectual Property, but they are crucial to discerning consumers.

The evolution of trademarks - from ancient Egypt to modern times

Today, trademarks can be vigorously defended in court, but it was not always the case. Let us wander back for a bit and marvel at how trademarks have transformed and evolved over time.

How will AI transform the management of Intellectual Property?

The results of IP Trend Monitor's 2019 edition are in! Read the full report to learn which types of work are more likely to be affected, what adjustments will be required and how we can prepare for an AI future. 

USPTO pushes back the effective date of electronic trademark filing rule

In the U.S., a new rule regarding electronic trademark application submissions is coming up soon. Still, it has recently been delayed to provide applicants and the USPTO with more time to prepare.

Novelties in the license area of the German Trademark Law

The Trademark Modernization Act of December 11, 2018, which came into force on January 14, 2019, brings some interesting changes in the area of German trademark licensing law.

® vs. ™: Which trademark symbol should I use and when?

Handling an increasing number of sales could pose some interesting issues for firms that are trying to manage their trademark rights, especially when those sales are based in other countries.

Want to be an IP superhero? Here is what you need to know

Counterfeiters, patent infringers and Intellectual Property villains are infiltrating the business world and someone needs to stop them. That's why IP experts are in high demand and you could be one of them.

What are the top features of a good IP management system?

The ability to leverage the value of your IP depends on how well it is managed. If your business wants to make the most effective use of these intangible properties, Dennemeyer offers these seven tips on how to build a robust IP management system.

The future of IP: Top 10 changes to expect in the next decade

Many experts agree that, despite efforts to the contrary, IP legal standards are not adapting fast enough to today's technology. In this blog, we examine the top ten key changes that will have a significant influence on IP practices.

New USPTO rule for foreign trademark applicants

Under the new rule, foreign-domiciled applicants are now required to use an attorney licensed in the U.S. to file all submissions, including those made through the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS).