Cover story: Brexit: Sudden death for your IP rights?
Dr. Christian Köster, Dennemeyer & Associates, discusses the impact the Brexit decision has on your Intellectual Property rights, looking closely at the patent protection.
A State of Innovation and the potential pitfalls for patent lawyers
Take a moment to let this sink in: We are living in the most innovative age of human existence. Don’t believe it? The proof is in the numbers. Bob Stembridge, Thomson Reuters, investigates.
The challenging task of patent
application to the European Patent Office
Sofia Georgiadi, LexisNexis® IP Solutions, introduces the LexisNexis® PathWays tool and explains how this could eventually assist the EPO patent attorney.
Back to the basics: Design patents and utility models in China
Representatives from the China IPR SME Helpdesk explain how design patents are registered and enforced, emphasizing the importance of the unique features of the Chinese patent system for any business with an evolving portfolio of innovations.
Casting a wider net in the quest for hidden prior art
Matthew McBride, CAS, continues his discussion on prior art searching, looking more closely at invalidity and rejection of modern patents and prior art.
Terminating AIA post-grant review proceedings
Kenneth R. Adamo, Brent P. Ray, Eugene Goryunov and Rajat Khanna, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, discuss the intricate PTAB rules regarding terminating AIA postgrant proceedings.
Second use patents: The Viagra case in Peru
Jesús Cuba Valladares and Kelly Sánchez Albitres, OMC Abogados & Consultores, investigate intellectual property laws surrounding second use patents.
The protection of graphical user interface (GUI) design in China
Bob Zhang and Eric Su, HFL, discuss of the case of QIHU 360 vs. Jiangmin, looking closely into GUIs and design patents.
Impact of perceived high invalidity
rates in business and innovation
Claudia Tapia, Ericsson, analyses the misconception that many patents are invalid and its impact for businesses and the development of Europe.
Rapid removal of infringements
from the market
Laurence J. Shaw, PhD of Jiaquan IP Law, Xinxue YU, President of Jiaquan IP Law and Jianming Feng, Vice-President of Jiaquan IP Law, analyze the company’s win for China’s second largest air conditioner manufacturer.
Do you have your PSC register under control?
Daniel Sutherland, Fox Williams LLP, explains the implications and considerations for LLPs and companies of new regulation PSC regulations, and discusses the challenges of compliance including categorization, grading a PSC’s
interest and companies house filings.
SHIP Global IP: The new rising star in the Intellectual Property sector
Juan Julián León, CEO of SHIP Global IP, introduces a new intellectual property portfolio management company.