November 2018


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Oxford debate

Guy Wilmot explores the objections to place names as trademarks and how to overcome them View the original article here: Oxford debate The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their…



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Alerted states for cannabis brands

Edward M Weisz and Alanna Miller explore the US legal landscape for booming cannabis brands View the original article here: Alerted states for cannabis brands The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is…


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Humira plan fights off biosimilar invasion

Isabel Teare examines the latest IP implications for biosimilar drugs View the original article here: Humira plan fights off biosimilar invasion The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their original…


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IA in the boardroom

Licensing Executive Society’s Paul Roberts discusses the standard it has developed to help boards better understand and evaluate their company’s intangible asset strategy View the original article here: IA in the boardroom The article was…



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Painting by numbers

An artificial intelligence painting auctioned for six-figures revealed the ownership challenge behind creative works by algorithms, says Gregor Pryor View the original article here: Painting by numbers The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each…



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The Holy Grail?

They are certainly not perfect, but the concept of the much-coveted standard essential patents remains sound, argue Jan Wrede and Giuliana Wrede View the original article here: The Holy Grail? The article was originally posted…


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United front

Research has revealed that the job of protecting brands online is spreading beyond marketing and legal View the original article here: United front The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to…




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Monster Energy claws $5m damages win

Car wholesaler infringed drinks manufacturer’s trade dress in tools range View the original article here: Monster Energy claws m damages win The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their original…


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Mixed win for LivePerson in trade secrets suit

Case proceeds to trial on issues of ‘improper means’; plaintiff fails to identify breach of contract View the original article here: Mixed win for LivePerson in trade secrets suit The article was originally posted on…


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The PTAB strikes back

In part two of a two-part series, Kenneth R Adamo, Eugene Goryunov, Joel Merkin, Ryan M Hubbard and Bruce H Ratain analyse the procedures PTAB adopts when cases are remanded back from the Federal Circuit…


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USPTO Releases 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

By Kevin E. Noonan — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has released its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, the first under new Director Andrew Iancu. Director Iancu provides an introductory Message in which he cites the…