Getting a patent: how long does it take, and can AI speed things up?
The best way to improve your chance of a prompt patent grant is to know the process inside out and be thorough in your execution of its various steps.
How to keep your trademarks alive
Good record-keeping and attention to deadlines will ensure your valuable trademarks never expire.
Critical and curious terms from the world of Intellectual Property
A sampling of some of the most important terms you will encounter and a few that are too intriguing not to mention.
Everyday IP — Brushing up: When were toothbrushes invented?
Discover all about the invention of toothbrushes and delve into their evolution in terms of IP.
10 things every new IP counsel should do
To ensure a comfortable start to your new role, we recommend taking a closer look at our advice for IP counsels in new positions.
Taking the fast lane - New PPH program between Japan and France
Now that the Japanese and French patent systems are aligned, applicants from both countries might be interested in taking advantage of this new PPH agreement.
Everyday IP: When were socks invented?
Many times, even the most basic products that we are taking for granted — such as the socks you are likely wearing as you read this — are tied to IP.
New developments: Bracing for Brexit's effects on international IP
A brief guide on all notable changes that IP rights holders have to face after the transition period ends on January 1, 2021.
Facing supply chain concerns in the COVID-19 era
Knock-off products are always a problem for business owners holding IP rights, but supply chain disruptions allow malevolent actors to make a tidy profit.
How intelligent is your Intellectual Property intelligence?
Analyzing competitor activities and being well-informed of innovative new technologies is essential to a good Intellectual Property (IP) strategy.
COVID-19 and Intellectual Property's role in facilitating vaccine access
The year 2020 commenced in much the same way as most years do, but it quickly became apparent that the world needed to brace for the unexpected.
Strategies patent defendants use to avoid injunctions
Injunctions against patent infringement are available in many national court systems, but there are some procedural differences when courts may make injunctions available as a remedy.