New regulations, recent government policies and consumer demand are putting pressure on the food and drink manufacturing industry to make…Read More
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My star inventor is leaving to work with a competitor. What can I do?
It’s the letter no employer wants to receive: a key employee resigning to move to a rival company. But it…Read More
Small but mighty: Medical device technology punching above its weight
From tongue depressors to MRI machines to pace makers, the range of medical devices sold is vast. Today, the development…Read More
Keyless car theft: an unavoidable result of sloth*?
As it becomes ever less deniable that humans are naturally sloth-like** in their laziness (see here, here, and here), it…Read More
Search, protect and fortify…the cleanse, exfoliate and moisturise of IP
The cosmetics industry is one of the most lucrative in the world. In the UK alone, it has an estimated…Read More
Don’t let your IP go up in smoke…
The legalisation of cannabis is a hot topic. Some of the major US states have already, or will soon be,…Read More
Your iPhone will see you now
What were the final items you picked up before leaving home this morning? Chances are that it was your keys….Read More
Upward mobility – mobile devices fitting hand in glove with weartech
While the idea of wearable mobile devices has been around for a long time, it is only now starting to…Read More
Impact of OEM use on non-use cancellation actions in China
We have previously reported here on the PRETUL case, which confirmed that original equipment manufacturing (OEM) use of a trade…Read More
Luscious Louboutin: the sole matter of shape marks
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has clarified that the red sole trade mark did not constitute a shape mark…Read More
2018 World Cup: FIFA’s determined to keep ambush marketing on the bench
According to FIFA, the 2014 World Cup reached 3.2 billion viewers globally, with more than one billion people watching the…Read More
If you liked it then you should’ve put IP on it
The importance of considering social media backlash as part of your IP enforcement strategy If you’re ‘Crazy In Love’ with…Read More