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  • IP under threat from competition clampdown

    From pharmaceuticals to telecoms, software and even copyright licensing, antitrust authorities are clamping down on abuses of IP rights. James Nurton, Eileen McDermott and Peter Ollier examine why IP is under scrutiny and discuss some pending cases and investigations

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  • Copyright survey results

    Top copyright firms ranked in 19 jurisdictions. Plus: Eileen McDermott explores some areas in which the internet has highlighted a need for change in copyright law

IP Clinic

  • Should we embrace viral marketing?

    My company is about to launch an advertising campaign, and we think it could become very popular. Should we welcome this and are there are any particular trade mark/branding concerns we should be aware of?

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  • Utynam's Heirs

    A monthly column devoted to IP curiosities and controversies, named in honour of John of Utynam - who received the world’s first recorded patent in 1449

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In the early 1960s, patent practice was quiet and inventors often faced a hostile environment. But then, like now, new technologies were emerging to reshape business and the economy. Across North America, innovative lawyers set up boutique firms that would transform the market, many of which still exist today. Fifty years on, Jakob Schnaidt tells their story



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