Filippa Evans and Tom Sharman consider how registered trade marks have kept up with branding methods, including the increased use of positional marks.
Insights: February 2017
Jon West looks at examples of IP protection for innovations and improvements in professional audio products.
The USPTO has ruled that the Broad Institute’s patents claimed distinct subject-matter over the CRISPR-Cas9 claims of the University of California, Berkeley
Italy has ratified the UPC but with the UK and Germany yet to ratify, we still do not know when the UPC will come into effect. Steve Howe explains.
Andrew Carridge explains how the concept of poisonous priority has finally been put to bed by the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal.
Rachel Grovenor reveals the patents behind some of the most famous stage illusions, and how their publication may have spoiled the magic.