Intellectual Property Opinion
Employee loses bid for slice of employer’s profits but patent case clarifies employment case hurdles
Common sense prevails in major patent case
Commons committee pushes for tighter controls on internet piracy and slams the Hargreaves report
The consensus approach to monitoring online privacy is more effective than imposing inflexible rules
Ralph Miliband’s diary could have been kept secret if Ed had used new Guernsey rights legislation
Intellectual Property News
Field Fisher Waterhouse has witnessed the departure of two further partners from its IP practice.
Irwin Mitchell has expanded its new IP practice with the hire of IP lawyer Katrina Burchell and is planning on doubling in size over the next year by taking a personal injury volume approach to the IP market.
IP firm Mathys & Squire is the first legal tenant of the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe.
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