Projecting future IP protections for trade secrets and databases
IP protection specifically intended for databases will only grow in importance as the world becomes even more tech-dependent.
IP management systems: Choosing the best software solution for your business
Find out how to select the best IP management software solution for your business and download our comprehensive white paper.
Company size matters: European SMEs and innovative performance
A recent study of the European Patent Office investigates the importance of European patents for small and medium-sized enterprises' economic success.
German Constitutional Court allows complaint against the ratification of the UPCA
The German Constitutional Court delivered another blow to the hopes of those still wishing for an early start of the unitary patent system.
All eyes on Germany as the UK says "No" to the Unitary Patent system
Germany plays a pivotal role in the future viability of the new harmonized system, with a decision of the constitutional challenge likely to be rendered before the end of Q1 this year.
Mastering the patent application process
Filing a patent application is critical for the protection of your Intellectual Property, so be sure to be thorough when drafting this document!
Key IP trends to watch for in 2020
A new decade is upon us, and its first two months have veered between ordinary and chaotic. What is sure is that 2020 is primed to feature a significant number of key IP law trends.
Four major factors at play in the Google-Oracle IP rights dispute
The dispute between Google and Oracle over the IP rights to Java code is finally nearing its end in the chambers of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Move to terminate Paramount Decrees may affect IP in the film industry
The U.S. government's decision to repeal the Paramount Consent Decrees could have significant repercussions for Intellectual Property rights associated with American films.
Dennemeyer's IP Quiz earns a €20,000 donation for global reforestation
Dennemeyer for the planet is campaigning to stop the destruction of the world's ecosystems, and in 2019, the group focused on the most fragile ones – our forests.
The USPTO dismisses key argument of Inter Miami in their trademark match versus Inter Milan
On the pitch, Inter Milan would be the heavy favorite in a match against Inter Miami, but in a current trademark dispute before the USPTO, the balance of power is not clear-cut.
How blockchain technology will impact our legal system
Despite bold headlines suggesting a new generation of lawyers who are sometimes called legal coders, the tech-savvy legal counsel is still a scarce minority.