The courts in the US and EU have differed in their approach to the sensitive issue of potentially offensive or immoral trademarks.
Patents, trademarks, designs and other forms of intellectual property (IP) play a key role in the success of all modern businesses.
Although its implementation date continues to be delayed, the proposed Unitary Patent system promises a simpler and more cost-effective route to patent protection in and across the EU member states. We set out the answers to some frequently asked questions.
IP strategy is best considered at the start of research and development (R&D). The first step is choosing the IP approach to take during product development. Novagraaf’s Mark Suddaby explains the options.