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Intellectual Property considerations when expanding to the United Arab Emirates

When entering a new market, it is vital to carefully analyze all aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) that may be involved.

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Trademark basics: What does the R inside a circle mean?

We are just as happy to address fundamental questions as we are to handle queries about some of the most complicated points of the legal procedure!

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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.

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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.

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Patents

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The deep blue of Intellectual Property

How does patent protection work on ships and the high seas?

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How patents can drive sustainability

Sustainability is rightly at the top of corporate and political agendas worldwide.

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The final countdown to the Unitary Patent and UPC

At the European Patent Office (EPO), across the continent and further afield, patent specialists are gearing up for the launch of the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC) in 2023.

Trademarks

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How do you create a winning brand protection strategy?

A comprehensive brand protection strategy is essential for any organization seeking to safeguard trademarks and other IP assets that define it in the market.

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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.

Industry News

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Every dog has his day (in court)

A roundup of the biggest Intellectual Property (IP) stories and trends from around the world.

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Naughty or nice: a look at the month’s biggest IP wins and losses

From copyrights to trademarks to patents: a roundup of this month's news and trends from the world of Intellectual Property.

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Taking products at face value: trademarks and origin

A roundup of the biggest Intellectual Property (IP) stories from around the world.