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A chocolate bunny meltdown and other IP bites

A roundup of the biggest Intellectual Property (IP) stories from around the world.

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Moderna sues Pfizer / BioNTech for COVID vaccine patent infringement

Though Intellectual Property (IP) disputes are not uncommon in the pharmaceutical industry, the scale and prominence of this litigation are of rare magnitude.

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Appointment of new CEO, Tobias Diebold

The Dennemeyer Group enters a new era.

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Playing trademark hardball: Supreme Court of Appeal decision in POLO dispute

A decades-long saga about the POLO brand and what it means to consumers in South Africa saw its most recent play.

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WTR 1000:Dennemeyer凭借卓越的商标管理再获殊荣

近日,国际知识产权领域权威媒体《世界商标评论》杂志发布了 2022 年度《世界商标评论1000强》,Dennemeyer 集团再次被评为知识产权法律和管理服务优质服务商。

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Facebook's 'Meta' transformation and the complexity of rebranding

Facebook's rebrand as Meta serves as an effective illustration of how complex the process can be and the Intellectual Property implications it may hold.

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UK consultation on AI in copyright and patent legislation

On October 29, the UK government launched an open consultation to debate how the country’s existing IP legislation should be adapted to address the ongoing development of AIs and their use in the inventive process.

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Pakistan joins the Madrid System: facts and key takeaways

Pakistan is now the 108th member of the Madrid System, to the advantage of South Asia's IP sector and the wider economy.

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IP law looms large over U.S.-China relations

As we saw with the trade war, conflicts between the U.S. and China can quickly escalate and have ripple effects throughout the world.

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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.

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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.

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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.