While the majority of IP types are subject to strict rules, guidelines and timeframes due to the requirement of registration, trade secrets do not require such formalities. Or do they?
A report on IP Awareness and Attitudes issued this April by the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) shows that many consumers are willing to circumvent IP rights despite recognizing their importance.
As a seasoned patent and trademark attorney and litigator, Steven M. Shape shares in the strategic direction and management of the patent matters of Dennemeyer & Associates US. Learn more about him in this Associate Spotlight interview.
The 12th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to assist decision-makers in understanding the innovative activity that propels economic and human development.
Current USPTO policy is to refuse all cannabis-related trademark applications other than hemp derived products that contain less than .3% THC. This policy has forced the cannabis industry to use creative alternatives to protect their brands.
It is hard to find somebody who has never worn a pair of sneakers or another garment featuring the famous "three stripes" at least once in his life. However, being famous does not exempt trademark owners from the strict requirements of providing evidence.
IP management goes far beyond the pure protection of IPRs, and many small and medium-sized enterprises are searching for a proactive way to utilize their rights.
The last 25 years have seen massive developments in the practice and treatment of IPRs. We are taking a look at those changes that have significantly influenced the practice of IP.
Interparfums, société française qui gère actuellement un portefeuille de plus de 4500 marques et modèles actifs, témoigne de l'utilisation quotidienne du logiciel de gestion de propriété intellectuelle de Dennemeyer, DIAMS iQ.
Dennemeyer & Associates in South Africa recently became one of the very few law firms on the African continent to achieve the internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS).
On April 23, 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) enacted revisions to the country's trademark law.