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The Kimono controversy: a matter of cultural awareness and risk management

Holistic risk management also has to include awareness of the fine line that divides entrepreneurial freedom from cultural expression.

How AI tools will change patent practice

Discover the role that AI technologies can play in patents and how they can support and enhance the work of patent professionals.

Freedom of expression counts in trademark law

How should the morality absolute grounds for refusal be interpreted, and does freedom of expression play a role in EU trademark law?

USPTO extends patent and trademark deadlines during the COVID-19 emergency

The USPTO is trying to be especially mindful of the outsized impact of the coronavirus crisis on small businesses and independent inventors. 

The pursuit of balance between antitrust laws and Intellectual Property

Delve into the foundations of conflict between antitrust protections and IP law - and how they could better support each other going forward.

Mastering the patent application process

Filing a patent application is critical for the protection of your Intellectual Property, so be sure to be thorough when drafting this document!

Move to terminate Paramount Decrees may affect IP in the film industry

The U.S. government's decision to repeal the Paramount Consent Decrees could have significant repercussions for Intellectual Property rights associated with American films.

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.

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.

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?