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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.

The top 10 rules of Intellectual Property docketing

Without proper docketing techniques, interested parties run the risk of spending a lot of resources on filing patent applications without anything to show for at the end of the day.

Greatest inventions to watch for in 2020

From the live-saving to the bizarre, here are a few of the greatest inventions to watch out for in 2020.

Patent law's approach to AI: finding the way forward

Let us consider how authorship of AI-driven inventions is protected and whether the technology itself should be credited as a creator.

Who gets to set global FRAND rates for SEPs?

While Wifi Internet connection, 4G mobile networking and MP3 music files are well-known standards, hundreds of thousands of lesser-known ones are affecting a wide variety of industries.

Most controversial IP lawsuits of the past decade

Discover fun facts about the most controversial Intellectual Property lawsuits of the last decade.

Trade secret or patent protection – how do we decide?

When it comes to the protection of technological innovation, many factors come into play, but the question is: to patent or to keep it as a trade secret?

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.