December 21, 2011
Our legal department is under pressure to cut costs and increase predictability. Should we ask law firms to move away from the billable hour?
November 02, 2011
My company is looking to outsource patent filing and drafting work abroad – what are the practical and legal pitfalls to avoid?
September 26, 2011
What is the best IP protection for fashion designs in the US and Europe?
September 01, 2011
July 14, 2011
Would encouraging consumers to report counterfeiting help solve the problem or be a bad PR move?
May 31, 2011
When is it worth using the PCT, PPHs or just filing nationally?
May 03, 2011
It happened to Tylenol, Firestone and Vioxx. What can trade mark counsel do to minimise the effect of a product recall on a brand?
March 30, 2011
I know I need to register a brand before someone else does, but should I translate, transliterate or use a nick name?
March 01, 2011
Around the world I find people selling my company’s goods without our permission and at a profit. What’s the best way to shut them down?
January 27, 2011
I’ve joined a brand that frequently appears in films and TV programmes. Should I be actively managing this?