Brand and trademark: where marketing meets law
Goods all over the world are being sold constantly and the manufacturers recognize the need to have their products identified and differentiated from others. This is what led to brand names and ultimately to brands being protected by trademarks. Read this
Key features of the Benelux trademark law reform
Starting with June 1, 2018, the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (BCIP) has been amended. How will the new rules impact the trademark practice in Benelux?
Blockchain – the salvation for IP management?
Do you believe that blockchain is here to save the future of IP management? In an engaging presentation, Dr. Richard Brunner, Chief Legal Officer of the Dennemeyer Group, discusses the impact of blockchain technology on Intellectual Property.
Counterfeiting, piracy and their effects on the economy
Counterfeit and pirated goods are often substandard and can raise health or safety risks. This is particularly true for counterfeit pharmaceuticals, food and drink items, medical equipment, vehicle spare parts, toys and even tobacco products.
Chinese court is first to accept blockchain as means of evidence
Chinese court accepts blockchain technology as evidence in civil law case.
WIPO releases 2018 Global Innovation Index
The 2018 Global Innovation Index ranks 126 economies and the results are based on 80 indicators which include Intellectual Property filing rates, mobile application creation, education spending and scientific and technical publications.
Audit program at USPTO brings changes and additional requirements for registrants
Following a pilot program conducted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the USPTO is considering and implementing some new procedures that will have a big effect on trademark filers, especially those belonging to foreign companies.
Trade secrets: from second class to second best
Trade secrets have long played a somewhat shadowy existence if compared to their counter fellows in Intellectual Property, especially the mighty patents. The good news is that nowadays they receive major attention not only from corporates but also from la
New European patent validation web application
Dennemeyer & Associates has released its first European patent validation web application! The new app offers clients access to a method for validating a European patent in their preferred states based on a given budget.
Join our summer webinars!
Our summer series is discussing the impact of blockchain technology in IP, how to keep your recordal on track or how to apply lifetime learning in the management of IP.
Running the gauntlet: making wise patenting decisions
A patentee must walk the patent gauntlet at the early stages of the commercial game and decide where to seek patent protection. Strictly speaking, this decision should be based on market data and available budget, but things are not that simple.