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Plant patents: balancing innovation and biodiversity

Mounting pressure on Earth's natural resources means agriculture must become more efficient and adaptive, and IP rights will have an important role to play in achieving this goal.

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Everyday IP: The building blocks of LEGO law

International LEGO Day celebrates the creativity of play and the patents that make the world's most famous toy possible. Here is how IP keeps LEGO colorful in more ways than one.

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IP frontiers: navigating innovation in eight key industries

Discover the 2023 annual study by IP Trend Monitor, highlighting eight key industries revolutionized by disruptive technologies, innovative business methodologies and external commitments.

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Is a cease and desist letter enforceable?

What is a cease and desist letter, and when is it used? Learn the basics of this common first and potentially last step of an IP dispute.

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Patents

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Piracy of traditional knowledge: urgent need for equitable solutions

Traditional knowledge (TK) represents the know-how passed down through generations within a community. But how does it interact with modern patent systems?

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Plant patents: balancing innovation and biodiversity

Mounting pressure on Earth's natural resources means agriculture must become more efficient and adaptive, and IP rights will have an important role to play in achieving this goal.

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How viable is the global patent system?

Discover what has been shaking up the IP industry and what can be done to ensure the future stability of our global patent system.

Trademarks

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More than meets the eye: trademark functions in the modern era

Nothing in Intellectual Property (IP) law is one-dimensional, least of all the ubiquitous trademark.

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Digitizing brands in a video game world

Video games have become some of the biggest names in entertainment. How can digital brands complement their traditional counterparts, and what are the dangers?

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Belle of the Intellectual Property ball: fashion and trade dress

In today's troubled economic environment, everyone is looking for savings. That poses particular challenges for the fashion industry, which depends on the launch of new products each season.

Industry News

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WTR 1000: Trademark industry awards for Dennemeyer in 2024

The Dennemeyer Group is proud to have received numerous awards in the World Trademark Review's annual guide recognizing world-class legal practice.

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Shocking IP: electrons, exposés and energy blasts

This month's news summary from across the intangible world exemplifies how the enduring nature of IP rights does not mean the status quo is fixed and rigid.

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Wrestling IP challenges, old and new

The year may be drawing to a close, but the flow of Intellectual Property (IP) news shows no sign of slowing down.