Edition 71, February 2013
Science fiction is a testing ground for ideas. One piece of British made SF has influenced innovation across the IP universe.
ClearViewIP have undertook a patent landscape tracing historic industry developments and predicting what the future holds for payment technology.
National Science and Engineering Week (NSEW) is a ten-day national programme of science, engineering and technology events and activities across the UK aimed at people of all ages.
This article is the concluding follow-up to Part I which can be found in the previous edition of IP Insight. This second instalment outlines how copyright ownership is determined, how copyright can be registered and details how you can enforce your rights in China.
Ian Kirby is a partner in Arnold & Porter's London office. He focuses on intellectual property disputes and multijurisdictional patent litigation. In the first part of Ian's 3 part article on mediation he explains what Mediation is and the key benefits.
The UK Intellectual Property Office with Swansea University and IP Wales have produced an Intellectual Property app. We are also replacing our existing logo with the Royal Court of arms.
Another batch of IP related stories which have attracted media attention over the past month.
A trade mark is a sign which can distinguish your goods and services from those of your competitors so can be for example words, logos or a combination of both.