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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.

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.

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.

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Patents

Closing in on the Unitary Patent and opt-out strategies

It is time to think about the advent of the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) later in 2022 or early 2023.

Your go-to guide to patent renewals

Receiving a patent grant is more than half the battle, but maintaining the exclusive rights to your invention for as long as possible is not as straightforward as might be imagined.

Can an AI think like an IP professional?

Discover what modern methodologies can offer your company and unlock your IP team's full potential.

Trademarks

SM vs. TM: What to know and how to choose the right trademark symbol

The field of Intellectual Property (IP) is full of symbols that are common shorthand to those in the know but that can be somewhat puzzling to the unversed.

Trademarking a name: considerations and best practices

Conducting due diligence with a thorough prior art search is the best way to find out if a name is trademarked.

Trademarking a slogan - the why and how

The right slogan can be of great value to your brand identity, and so learning how to trademark one is a vital Intellectual Property (IP) lesson.

Industry News

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.

WTR 1000: Dennemeyer lauded again for excellence in trademark management

The Dennemeyer Group is honored to be cited once again in the latest release of the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000.

Facebook's 'Meta' transformation and the complexity of rebranding

Facebook's rebrand as Meta serves as an effective illustration of how complex the process can be and the Intellectual Property implications it may hold.