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Ideas: How Far Can You Bring It?

Ideas: How Far Can You Bring It?

Inventors may encounter problems regarding the translation of their thoughts into a productive item— an intangible material converted into a product which can be seen and touched, and can help the society industrially, commercially and economically. Some people come out to brilliant ideas to create something that would benefit mankind. But remember, no matter how […]

Glancing at Botswana’s New IP Law

IP commentators viewed the new Intellectual Property law of Botswana, which was implemented earlier this month, as a significant step forward to the further development of intellectual property protection in the country. According to the commentators, the law has taken Botswana IP law’s strength into another level which is in line with the trends existing […]

Attaway left the Copyright Protection Industry

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) announced the retirement of Fritz Attaway, one of the known lawyers who had fought for copyright within the international legal and policy trenches for almost four decades. Attaway pioneered copyright protection at MPAA for almost 36 years. He is one of the contributors who had given impressive actions […]

Protection of Country Names: Pursued by Caribbean Country-Delegate

The governments of Jamaica and Barbados expressed their opposition to unauthorized use of a country name for trade purposes of someone who does not have any affiliation with the country. Such use increases the risk on the economies of developing countries, they say. This week, the two Caribbean countries referred to the World Intellectual Property […]

Global IP Enforcement at Richmond

Global IP Enforcement at Richmond Washington, DC September 21-22 2013 In collaboration with our very good friends at the University of Richmond, Virginia, we are organising a seminar entitled “Global Intellectual Property Enforcement”. The seminar is designed to offer a practical guide to enforcement of intellectual property rights across a multiplicity of jurisdictions. We will […]

The State of Patent Litigation: A Conversation with the Federal Circuit

The State of Patent Litigation: A Conversation with the Federal Circuit   Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington Monday Sept. 24, 2012 All sessions held in the Moot Court Room (Room 123), Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, unless otherwise indicated. 10:00 – 11:30 AM Panel 1 – Judicial Perspectives Moderator: Marshall Leaffer […]

Claim and Specification Drafting for a Single EPO/USPTO Patent

Claim and Specification Drafting for a Single EPO/USPTO Patent Venue and Accommodation The Rembrandt Hotel, 11 Thurloe Place, London SW7 2RS 20-21 September 2012 Conference Date: 20-21 Sep 2012 Conference Ref: H9-3012 Fee: £1035 + VAT Venue: The Rembrandt Hotel, London An application originating in Europe frequently encounters substantial difficulties before the USPTO.  The European […]

Trademark Protection In India

“People recognize intellectual property the same way they recognize real estate. People understand what property is. But it’s a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property…” By Michael Nesmith. Introduction: Intellectual Property is a term referring to a number of distinct […]