November 2018


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Chain gang

Plenty of people are talking up its credentials, but what are blockchain’s IP applications and has anyone thought of the risks? Timothy J Kelly and Daniel F Weston explore View the original article here: Chain…


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Taking root

In part two of their examination of gene-editing, Fernando Alberdi and Jeffrey I Lehrberg say plants that have been modified using CRISPR technology may have a safer profile and need less regulatory oversight View the…


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Game changers

Stephen Bennett and Mary Foord-Weston examine how new therapies for cancer treatment are challenging patent law View the original article here: Game changers The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to…



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To tariff or not to tariff

Jeffrey S Whittle examines the high-profile China and US trade war View the original article here: To tariff or not to tariff The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their…


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Reasons for remand

In part one of a two-part series, Kenneth R Adamo, Eugene Goryunov, Joel Merkin, Ryan M Hubbard and Bruce H Ratain categorise why the Federal Circuit has remanded cases back to the PTAB View the…


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A sticky subject

Kari Barnes and J Rick Tache explain why 3D printing will need new strategies to protect innovation View the original article here: A sticky subject The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is…


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It’s complicated

Jason Lohr describes some legal landmines that lie in wait for machine learning applications View the original article here: It’s complicated The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their original…


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Brazil’s backlog battle

A double patent approval system is making life difficult for global pharma companies. Marta Garcia explains View the original article here: Brazil’s backlog battle The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted…


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Brazil opens up the mailbox

Backlogs and appeals have put mailbox patents back in the spotlight. Bernado Marinho Fontes Alexandra and Eduardo da Gama Camara explain View the original article here: Brazil opens up the mailbox The article was originally…


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The internet, but not as we know it

Davinia Brennan examines whether the proposed Copyright Directive will alter the internet profoundly View the original article here: The internet, but not as we know it The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…


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The meme machine

Is the party over for memes? Kimberly Buffington questions if the EU Copyright Directive will change the way we ‘speak internet’ View the original article here: The meme machine The article was originally posted on…


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Broken internet

Oliver Süme believes that the Copyright Directive has kicked IP right back into the stone age View the original article here: Broken internet The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to…


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Striking the right balance

Neil Mohring believes that the new Copyright Directive will enable the internet to function as a fair and efficient marketplace View the original article here: Striking the right balance The article was originally posted on…


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You got the look

Joanna Conway provides a run down on what brand owners need to know regarding lookalikes View the original article here: You got the look The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted…