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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.

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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.

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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.

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What it means to be in Intellectual Property

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

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Patents

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Playing your cards right: trade secret or patent?

Understand the strengths and weaknesses of trade secrets and patents before choosing one or the other for your Intellectual Property (IP).

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The now and future of MENAP IP: a roundtable discussion

Our expert panel discuss the current state of IP in the MENAP region and what the future holds.

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Pick your patent poison: to renew upfront or not?

South Africa provides a practical case study of a jurisdiction where only renewals are payable.

Trademarks

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Everyday IP: Mickey Mouse and the tale of Intellectual Property in film

The issue of Disney's signature Mickey Mouse character entering the public domain is just one example of IP's major — and multifaceted — effects on the movie business.

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What can be trademarked — and what cannot?

At first glance, the topic of trademark eligibility seems obvious, but the reality is a lot more complex.

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The now and future of MENAP IP: a roundtable discussion

Our expert panel discuss the current state of IP in the MENAP region and what the future holds.

Industry News

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Moderna sues Pfizer / BioNTech for COVID vaccine patent infringement

Though Intellectual Property (IP) disputes are not uncommon in the pharmaceutical industry, the scale and prominence of this litigation are of rare magnitude.

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Appointment of new CEO, Tobias Diebold

The Dennemeyer Group enters a new era.

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Playing trademark hardball: Supreme Court of Appeal decision in POLO dispute

A decades-long saga about the POLO brand and what it means to consumers in South Africa saw its most recent play.