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What are the top features of a good IP management system?

The ability to leverage the value of your IP depends on how well it is managed. If your business wants to make the most effective use of these intangible properties, Dennemeyer offers these seven tips on how to build a robust IP management system.

The future of IP: Top 10 changes to expect in the next decade

Many experts agree that, despite efforts to the contrary, IP legal standards are not adapting fast enough to today's technology. In this blog, we examine the top ten key changes that will have a significant influence on IP practices.

New USPTO rule for foreign trademark applicants

Under the new rule, foreign-domiciled applicants are now required to use an attorney licensed in the U.S. to file all submissions, including those made through the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS).

Why should your company protect its Intellectual Property?

Every business should have a checklist when it comes to protecting the most valuable asset they have: their IP. In this blog, Dennemeyer offers five tips a company should consider when protecting its Intellectual Property.

IP awareness does not necessarily equal IP understanding

A report on IP Awareness and Attitudes issued this April by the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) shows that many consumers are willing to circumvent IP rights despite recognizing their importance.

Creative solutions for cannabis industry IP

Current USPTO policy is to refuse all cannabis-related trademark applications other than hemp derived products that contain less than .3% THC. This policy has forced the cannabis industry to use creative alternatives to protect their brands.

The General Court of EU confirms the invalidity of Adidas three-stripes trademark

It is hard to find somebody who has never worn a pair of sneakers or another garment featuring the famous "three stripes" at least once in his life. However, being famous does not exempt trademark owners from the strict requirements of providing evidence.

China revises its trademark law to combat bad faith trademark filings

On April 23, 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) enacted revisions to the country's trademark law.

Key features of the Benelux trademark law reform – the second part

As of March 1, 2019, the further amended Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (BCIP) entered into force, implementing the European Trademark Directive 2015/2436 and aligning the Benelux trademark law with the EU trademark law.

European Parliament adopts EU Copyright Directive creating new rules for the digital era

EU needs modern copyright rules fit for the digital age but, when it comes to their implementation, hardly any topic has sparked as much controversy as the planned Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

How to protect your Intellectual Property rights in Pakistan

Due to its strategic location bordering China, India and Afghanistan, Pakistan has a unique commercial position altogether, so that a high volume of trade in goods, both internationally and locally, is expected to be in transit.

Anti-Counterfeiting in the United Arab Emirates

The UAE is home to some of the world’s busiest sea and airports. With this unique position and its related massive influx of goods comes the negative side effect of the entry of large amounts of counterfeit items.