Intellectual property

New Intellectual Property Policy will make access to healthcare services much more affordable, across the public and private healthcare sectors, says Achmat.
The term 'luddite' originally referred to those who opposed the job losses brought on by the Industrial Revolution.  So, are
Earlier this month, cereal company Kellogg's took action against Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis to stop him
AI remains an area where there is frenetic IP activity. To date this has largely been based around protecting AI systems or applications. But, in a future where machines are deployed to create complex products, the question of IP ownership could become clouded. AI helps solve complex issues simply and elegantly; legal ownership on the other hand may not be quite so simple.
The old (and slow) world of IP protection is colliding with a disruptive world that will not wait for growth. In the same way that platform technologies have transformed the way people communicate, share and do business, the IP industry is ready for a platform approach to drive better decision making across the ideas lifecycle.
What's in a smell? Well according to Play-Doh rather a lot. This month US toy giant Hasbro filed a trademark application
The issue of copying has opened up the space for discussion around protections for the design industry, but what seems to be less discussed is how different forms of creativity arising out of the fashion system, can attract legal protection, such as the format of a ready to wear fashion show.
In the Summer of 2015, Kylie Jenner moved to register the trademark 'Kylie' with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO
Have you got Iceland (the frozen food supermarket) confused with Iceland (the country) before? Granted it's not an everyday issue for most of us, but there are occasions when some conversational confusion may take place.
So what's the solution? How can we compete with the US? For me, it's simple enough: UK universities have to put IP education at the top of their enterprise agenda. One way to do this potentially, is to establish a network of IP advice/information centres at each university delivering a nationwide service with uniform standards across the UK.