Diagnosed with Parkinson’s in his 50s, Gary’s hallucinations began slowly — first, a leak that didn’t exist, then imaginary cats frolicking throughout his house. They quickly escalated, until Gary called the cops after a terrifying delusion in which a stranger assaulted his wife. Ten million people worldwide have Parkinson’s — and ...
The purchase of a designer handbag is satisfying, despite being among the most expensive items on the shopping lists of many women. High fashion goods are a billion-dollar market, and this is the reason why fashion houses value their brand equity. It is due to this brand recognition and equity that ...
As a longtime member of ICANN's Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC), I'm impressed by the important work that this group does on behalf of trademark owners worldwide (as I've written before). While some die-hard IPC members spend countless (and, often, thankless) hours working virtually and in-person (at ICANN's global meetings) ...
Most growing businesses know that intellectual property or ‘IP’ could be an important factor in their future success. But the abstract world of IP law can seem bewildering, giving rise to more questions than answers. Here is a brief guide to the basics. Why? Read completa article at yorkshirepost.co.uk
Big data is an invaluable tool for forward-thinking companies. As businesses move to improve their operating efficiency and tie key performance indicators to real-world results, integrated data analysis assumes an ever-increasing role in their activities. Of course, complex data sets are also associated with unique security challenges, and ...
Amid fierce competition and a slew of intellectual property scams, how can you protect your business ideas? Con artists and scammers aren’t new, but their ponzi schemes just might be, according to experts in intellectual property (IP). While trademarks, patents, designs and copyright laws may protect your IP, there are ...
At the recent IPAA Seminar for entrepeneurs, various issues of interest to inventors and small companies were discussed by professionals in the field, including data searchers, patent attorneys and examiners. The key issue of choosing a patent attorney was not discussed with the audience. This was a conscious ...
Of the top eleven active US patent holders, only four are American companies. But who gets the best return on their innovation rights is less clear. It is no surprise that many foreign companies are significant US patent holders. The leader in active US patents, Samsung, with 63,434, is now more than ...
Q: I'm an IP lawyer starting out. What is the future and where does IP fit?