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Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022: shortlist revealed
The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2022 EMEA awards. [...]
Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022: shortlist revealed
The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2022 EMEA awards. [...]
Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022: shortlist revealed
The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2022 EMEA awards. [...]
Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022: shortlist revealed
The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2022 EMEA awards. [...]
Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022: shortlist revealed
The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2022 EMEA awards. [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
UPC special focus: Invalidity risk a bitter pill for pharma to swallow
With the UPC almost here, pharma and biotech counsel are weighing the risks and rewards of the new system [...]
These IP Boutique Firms Are Dominating PTAB Work
Three intellectual property boutiques picked up the most work at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board over the last three years, with attorneys from the [...]
What Vidal has done and should do to improve US pro bono
The new USPTO director has made expanding pro bono a priority – counsel say she could focus on outreach, resource and post-patent support [...]
What Vidal has done and should do to improve US pro bono
The new USPTO director has made expanding pro bono a priority – counsel say she could focus on outreach, resource and post-patent support [...]
What Vidal has done and should do to improve US pro bono
The new USPTO director has made expanding pro bono a priority – counsel say she could focus on outreach, resource and post-patent support [...]
What Vidal has done and should do to improve US pro bono
The new USPTO director has made expanding pro bono a priority – counsel say she could focus on outreach, resource and post-patent support [...]

Trade Mark Symbols and How to Use Them

Using trade mark symbols is important to help identify your mark as being owned by you. It is not a requirement to use trade mark symbols in connection with your brand but it put competitors on notice that you take your intellectual property rights seriously and will enforce those rights. The ®, ™ and SM […]

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Key Considerations Before Applying for a Design Registration

You work in an industry where design innovation is important, for example, clothing furniture or jewellery. Perhaps you also have a new and distinctive design that you do not want others to copy. In order to protect your design, you need to register it with IP Australia in order to obtain design law protection. As […]

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How Long Does It Take To Register A Trade Mark in the United States?

You can register intellectual property rights in the United States for patents, designs, trade marks and copyright. The United States Patent and Trade Marks Office (USPTO) is a federal agency of the United States government responsible for the grant of intellectual property rights. In fulfilling this function, the USPTO fulfills the mandate of Article 1, […]

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IP Law Update: Intellectual Property for T-Shirts

The popularity of the t-shirt skyrocketed after Marlon Brandon wore one in “A Streetcar Named Desire”. The modern t-shirt started out as slip-on undergarment and then leveled up to casual clothing because it was easily fitted, comfortable, and inexpensive. Today, the humble “tee” has remained popular not only as casual wear but also as a […]

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News Flash: Release of the 2019 Edition of the World Intellectual Property Report

The World Intellectual Property Report 2019 entitled “The Geography of Innovation: Local Hotspots, Global Networks” was launched last November 12, 2019, 3:00 PM (GMT+1) at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Through the analysis of millions of patent and scientific publications records, this Report shows findings related to the emergence of […]

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Copyright Infringement in a Computer Program

Computer programs are protected as a literary work under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). A “computer program” is defined as a set of statements or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in a computer in order to bring about a certain result. The High Court in Data Access v Powerflex (1999) in examining the […]

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Trade Mark Question: Can the word “Zero” be exclusively owned by one or by none?

The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) has been a globally known beverage corporation for over a century now. Its success greatly depends on the legal protection of its brand names through global trade mark filing and brand strategies. In the mid-2000s, however, Coca-Cola’s competitor, Royal Crown Cola Co. (RC Cola) initiated a trade mark battle when RC […]

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How long does it take to register a trademark in Australia?

Although you are keen to start your new business, at the outset you should start the process to register a trade mark to protect your brand name. With the expansion of the Internet and global commerce, trade marks have taken on a highly valuable significance. Trade marks are registered in respect of specified goods or […]

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The Difference Between a Business Name and a Trade Mark

A business name and a trade mark have different purposes, although they are both important when it comes to your business! All businesses need to have a business name, but not all are required to obtain a trade mark. A Business Name is used to identify a business while a Trade Mark legally protects your […]

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Design Registration Australia: Replica Furniture

Australia has strict intellectual property laws yet there is a thriving business for replica furniture. How does this affect the law in relation to design rights? The answer is in the intellectual property law itself. Designs registered at IP Australia are only afforded intellectual property protection for a period of five years with the option […]

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