The German Constitutional Court delivered another blow to the hopes of those still wishing for an early start of the unitary patent system.
Germany plays a pivotal role in the future viability of the new harmonized system, with a decision of the constitutional challenge likely to be rendered before the end of Q1 this year.
A new decade is upon us, and its first two months have veered between ordinary and chaotic. What is sure is that 2020 is primed to feature a significant number of key IP law trends.
The dispute between Google and Oracle over the IP rights to Java code is finally nearing its end in the chambers of the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. government's decision to repeal the Paramount Consent Decrees could have significant repercussions for Intellectual Property rights associated with American films.
Dennemeyer for the planet is campaigning to stop the destruction of the world's ecosystems, and in 2019, the group focused on the most fragile ones – our forests.
On the pitch, Inter Milan would be the heavy favorite in a match against Inter Miami, but in a current trademark dispute before the USPTO, the balance of power is not clear-cut.
Marchi Storici are historical Italian trademarks that can be registered in a dedicated registry before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM) if they meet a particular definition.
Despite bold headlines suggesting a new generation of lawyers who are sometimes called legal coders, the tech-savvy legal counsel is still a scarce minority.
Without proper docketing techniques, interested parties run the risk of spending a lot of resources on filing patent applications without anything to show for at the end of the day.
While Wifi Internet connection, 4G mobile networking and MP3 music files are well-known standards, hundreds of thousands of lesser-known ones are affecting a wide variety of industries.