What are the top features of a good IP management system?
The ability to leverage the value of your IP depends on how well it is managed. If your business wants to make the most effective use of these intangible properties, Dennemeyer offers these seven tips on how to build a robust IP management system.
Dr. Malte Köllner - one of Germany's "Best Lawyers"
For the fifth consecutive year, Dr. Malte Köllner has been voted among Germany's best lawyers by the German business newspaper, Handelsblatt, in cooperation with the US review publication 'Best Lawyers.'
The future of IP: Top 10 changes to expect in the next decade
Many experts agree that, despite efforts to the contrary, IP legal standards are not adapting fast enough to today's technology. In this blog, we examine the top ten key changes that will have a significant influence on IP practices.
New USPTO rule for foreign trademark applicants
Under the new rule, foreign-domiciled applicants are now required to use an attorney licensed in the U.S. to file all submissions, including those made through the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS).
Why should your company protect its Intellectual Property?
Every business should have a checklist when it comes to protecting the most valuable asset they have: their IP. In this blog, Dennemeyer offers five tips a company should consider when protecting its Intellectual Property.
Trade secrets – the need to be systematic
While the majority of IP types are subject to strict rules, guidelines and timeframes due to the requirement of registration, trade secrets do not require such formalities. Or do they?
IP awareness does not necessarily equal IP understanding
A report on IP Awareness and Attitudes issued this April by the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) shows that many consumers are willing to circumvent IP rights despite recognizing their importance.
Associate Spotlight with Steven M. Shape
As a seasoned patent and trademark attorney and litigator, Steven M. Shape shares in the strategic direction and management of the patent matters of Dennemeyer & Associates US. Learn more about him in this Associate Spotlight interview.
Understanding the Brazilian green patent fast-track
The Brazilian expedited grant cuts down the time for obtaining protection for new technologies, bringing licensing agreements into existence.
WIPO releases 2019 Global Innovation Index
The 12th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to assist decision-makers in understanding the innovative activity that propels economic and human development.
EU certification and collective marks
Product quality is a growing concern for consumers due to trade globalization and easier access to international goods and services.
Creative solutions for cannabis industry IP
Current USPTO policy is to refuse all cannabis-related trademark applications other than hemp derived products that contain less than .3% THC. This policy has forced the cannabis industry to use creative alternatives to protect their brands.