SME case study: the importance of IP when seeking investment
Posted by Emily Dodgson
26 Apr 2021
How well protected is the company you’re considering investing in? Domin Fluid Power had just three people on board eight or nine years ago;...
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SME case study: shift from consultancy to licensing helps design associates fly high
25 Apr 2021
Specialist aircraft seating designers, Acumen Design Associates, made a momentous decision around 10 years ago. Founded in 1981 and based in London Acumen has...
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SME case study: sophisticated use of patents, designs and trade marks underpins worldwide success
23 Apr 2021
One man’s research and love for outdoor sports has helped drive Rheon Labs into an organisation now employing over 30 people and with investments...
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The issue of patent terms in Brazil
06 Apr 2021
ADI 5529 judgement will be announced on 7th April 2021  On April 7th 2021, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) will judge the Direct Plea...
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Patent term extension in China
Posted by Chuanhong Long
10 Feb 2021
The Fourth Amendment to the China Patent Law (“Amended Patent Law”) adopted in October 2020 introduced a brand-new Patent Term Extension (PTE).    In China, since...
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EUIPO launches GIview: search for Geographical Indications (GI) within the EU
24 Jan 2021
EUIPO Executive Director, Christian Archambeau’s letter of 27th November 2020, outlines the main advantages of the new Database GIview....
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