The year 2020 commenced in much the same way as most years do, but it quickly became apparent that the world needed to brace for the unexpected.
Injunctions against patent infringement are available in many national court systems, but there are some procedural differences when courts may make injunctions available as a remedy.
Some aspects of the future relationship between the EU and the UK remain uncertain, but luckily most of the issues concerning registered IP rights are clear.
IP infringement can, in some instances, be accompanied by the theft of actual physical property or in conjunction with other civil wrongdoings and crimes.
The IP protection for software developers is not as strong as it should be in the U.S., but this does not seem to be stopping the development.
While court rulings may have slowed down, the first half of this calendar year has seen some big patent decisions play out in many national high courts.