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
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
Fasten your seatbelts. John M Carson, Alan Kessler and Hugh Dunlop explain how the PPH works in practice, and ask which applicants will most benefit from it
Businesses should not abandon IP securitisation because of the credit crisis. Instead, argues Stanley Lai, this financing method could make a comeback in Asia
IP assets are often overlooked in insolvency situations. But Eifion Morris and Lucy Harrold say insolvency practitioners, lenders and business partners should all pay more attention
Patent protection and enforcement can be a complex undertaking in Latin America. Corporate and private practice professionals, and a WIPO representative, discuss strategies
Is IP given its due importance in your company? If not, say Andrew Watson and Jordan Hatcher, maybe it's time to stop being a blue personality, and become red or yellow
Barry J Herman and Eric W Schweibenz advise non-US companies on how they can meet the domestic industry requirement at the US ITC
Letter to the editor, from Steven Bennett and David Kappos, IBM
Patent reform is back on the agenda in Congress. But, says Eileen McDermott in New York, industry remains divided - especially over how to calculate damages
A counterfeit crackdown has prompted violent protests in Beijing. Janice Qu reports
Online drugs sales and the economic downturn are feeding a cybersquatting boom, according to recent reports. James Nurton and Eileen McDermott report
Practitioners have welcomed a UK House of Lords decision to uphold Lundbeck's patent for escitalopram
The Federal Circuit last month reversed a lower court ruling that said the USPTO did not have authority to promulgate rules on claims and continuations
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?
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
Why mediation’s time has come
Courts are putting increasing pressure on litigants to settle out of court. But are IP owners (and their legal advisers) ready to rethink their dispute resolution strategies? Emma Barraclough reports
Following the US Apple v Samsung trial, do you think juries should play a role in patent cases?
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