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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.

Innovation is growing more international, WIPO report shows

A recent WIPO report on the geography of innovation found that more nations are joining the ranks of the world's top innovation hubs, with surprising results.

The craziest Christmas patents you didn't know existed

Smart inventors know that Christmas products sell, so this time of year is a time of great innovation and clever inventions.

Patent trolls: not all bad comes to harm

Patent trolls are not the only companies engaging in patent aggregation. Many electronics companies with production capabilities also pursue these types of activities.

IP Quiz 2019: Test your IP knowledge and support global reforestation!

Help us donate to global reforestation programs! All you have to do is participate in the IP Quiz, and, for each correct answer, Dennemeyer will donate €2 to support the fight against climate change.

Decoded: DNA sequencing and patent similarity

As all innovators will tell you, the trouble with any new project is finding the right information. But humans were not the first to work with information and data analysis.

Dennemeyer Group acquires the Italian IP law firm De Simone & Partners

Continuing Dennemeyer's glocal approach, the De Simone brand will remain the face of the Italian market while serving as a gateway to Dennemeyer's international legal and administrative backbone. 

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.

Your ultimate guide on how to manage the high costs of obtaining patents

The rights afforded to inventors through patent protection make Patent Filing a very valuable proposition for companies of all sizes. However, the process of obtaining a patent is often fraught with fees and costs that can be intimidating.

SPCs and new developments in the biotech sector

Does the European Regulation on Supplementary Protection Certificates still meet today's technological requirements? Dr. Christopher Brückner, from Dennemeyer & Associates, weights in.

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. 

Can artificial intelligence systems patent their inventions?

Recently, one legal team has pressured patent offices around the world to answer one question: Can artificial intelligence systems patent their own inventions? Dr. Malte Köllner, Head of Dennemeyer’s Frankfurt office weighs in.