Intellectual Property Analysis
A single patent court system for Europe and the high-profile ‘phone wars’ are putting IP at the heart of clients’ business strategies
New EU rules and lawyers’ increased comfort with digital formats are sparking a sea-change in the way law firms manage their documents
Fighting online piracy has been a hot issue for several years. Do we need a new Copyright Act? Four leading in-house lawyers have their say
Proposals to introduce a digital copyright exchange may be wishful thinking and could create a two-tier system of IP protection, according to sector experts.
The fate of the recent Johnson & Johnson contact lens action shows why the pace of movement towards a centralised EU patent system is quickening, says Douglas Campbell
Intellectual Property Briefings
Radar: Technology & Communications Update — December 2013: intellectual property download subscription
Taylor Wessing has published its Radar: Technology & Communications Update for December 2013. This section focuses on intellectual property.
Intellectual Property News
Another two international firms have joined the growing rush into Myanmar, with UK IP firm Rouse and South East Asian firm Tilleke & Gibbins both expanding into the country.
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWM SJB) has defeated Dechert in the Court of Appeal in a trademark battle for British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB).
Washington DC-based intellectual property (IP) firm Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner has launched in London but has confirmed the closure of its office in Brussels.
Intellectual Property Opinion
Commons committee pushes for tighter controls on internet piracy and slams the Hargreaves report
Ralph Miliband’s diary could have been kept secret if Ed had used new Guernsey rights legislation
The consensus approach to monitoring online privacy is more effective than imposing inflexible rules