Michael Gollwitzer, Head of Corporate Intellectual Property Support at Siemens, makes a fascinating introduction into IP budgeting and forecasting while also explaining how different factors influence the entire process.
Goods all over the world are being sold constantly and the manufacturers recognize the need to have their products identified and differentiated from others. This is what led to brand names and ultimately to brands being protected by trademarks. Read this article to learn the difference.
Starting with June 1, 2018, the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (BCIP) has been amended. How will the new rules impact the trademark practice in Benelux?
Do you believe that blockchain is here to save the future of IP management? In an engaging presentation, Dr. Richard Brunner, Chief Legal Officer of the Dennemeyer Group, discusses the impact of blockchain technology on Intellectual Property.
Counterfeit and pirated goods are often substandard and can raise health or safety risks. This is particularly true for counterfeit pharmaceuticals, food and drink items, medical equipment, vehicle spare parts, toys and even tobacco products.
The 2018 Global Innovation Index ranks 126 economies and the results are based on 80 indicators which include Intellectual Property filing rates, mobile application creation, education spending and scientific and technical publications.
Following a pilot program conducted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the USPTO is considering and implementing some new procedures that will have a big effect on trademark filers, especially those belonging to foreign companies.
Trade secrets have long played a somewhat shadowy existence if compared to their counter fellows in Intellectual Property, especially the mighty patents. The good news is that nowadays they receive major attention not only from corporates but also from lawmakers and judges.
Dennemeyer & Associates has released its first European patent validation web application! The new app offers clients access to a method for validating a European patent in their preferred states based on a given budget.
A patentee must walk the patent gauntlet at the early stages of the commercial game and decide where to seek patent protection. Strictly speaking, this decision should be based on market data and available budget, but things are not that simple.
Starting with April 1, 2018, the European Patent Office has made a number of fee reductions for patent applications which will hopefully reinforce a more business friendly approach in support of innovation.