Calls for changing Section 101 of the Patent Act in the US are increasing. A proposed amendment from IPO shows one way to do it, reports Michael Loney
How could blockchain help fashion and other IP-intensive industries? Ruth Burstall and Birgit Clark investigate its potential use in registration, tracking, enforcement and payment
In the final part of our annual IP Stars rankings of the top IP firms worldwide, we focus on copyright work. Plus: a preview of our forthcoming IP Stars directories
In 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued 16 decisions focused on trade marks. Alice Stagg summarises the most interesting of the cases which covered a variety of topics and challenges for brand owners.
What does “protected” by a patent mean? Brian Cordery and Steven Willis look at how the CJEU has approached Article 3(a) of the SPC Regulation
The patenting of living organisms remains controversial, despite decades of debate. Sirena Rubinoff provides a guide to the arguments
While 2016 was a quiet year for design decisions in the EU Court of Justice, 2017 looks to be a cracker year of important cases. Following last month’s article reflecting on 2016’s cases, David Stone looks forward to some of the key decisions expected in 2017
As Myanmar has opened up in the past five years, multinationals have rushed into the country. But, reports Shaun Tan, its IP laws are still frozen in time
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Technology alters the anti-counterfeiting landscape
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