April 2020


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Gilead files contract breach suit over HIV patents

Gilead claims Department of Health and Human Services failed to notify it after creating new HIV preventions View the original article here: Gilead files contract breach suit over HIV patents The article was originally posted…



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Immersive branding

Developments in augmented and virtual reality are opening the door to a new world of trademarking possibilities. Mark Kramer and Camille Arnold explore View the original article here: Immersive branding The article was originally posted…



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WIPO’s Beijing Treaty enters into force

Latest agreement expands performance-related rights; Hague applicants and rightsholders ‘excused’ from certain payment deadlines due to Covid-19 View the original article here: WIPO’s Beijing Treaty enters into force The article was originally posted on IPMagazine….






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Schrödinger’s patent paradox

Nick Schuneman and John C Williams apply thought experiment principles to valid, yet invalid patents View the original article here: Schrödinger’s patent paradox The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to…


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Solving the puzzle

Non-traditional marks have been notoriously tricky to register. Jonathan Ball and Zoe Pearman discuss recent EU case law addressing the vagaries of such protection View the original article here: Solving the puzzle The article was…


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Holding back the years

This edition marks the 10-year anniversary of IPM and, to mark the occasion, Maura O’Malley, Catherine White and Ben Wodecki take a trip down memory lane, picking some of the articles that have meant the…


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Smell test

Philip Lapin explains that Canada’s new trademark act allows protection for virtually anything, but this also brings new challenges View the original article here: Smell test The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…


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Crystal maze

Jason A Leonard explores the potential benefits and areas of risk that arise in patenting polymorphs in the US View the original article here: Crystal maze The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…


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Finding the solution

Emergency authorisation may be crucial in efforts to treat Covid-19 View the original article here: Finding the solution The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their original authors. We do…


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Private matter

Ryan N Phelan considers the data privacy law and IP considerations for biometric-based artificial intelligence innovations View the original article here: Private matter The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to…


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Trademark to the core

Brand promotion is key to ending anti-IP sentiment and the IP community needs to demonstrate its value in order to make fakes passé. Catherine White talks to INTA president Ayala Deutsch View the original article…


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Legal laggard

Naveen Modi, Ashley Mays-Williams and Rebecca Hilgar consider the steps needed to improve diversity and inclusion in the legal profession View the original article here: Legal laggard The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each…


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Protecting your image

Annie Websper and Martin Henshall explore the legal means available in the UK to protect image and likeness View the original article here: Protecting your image The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…