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WIPR Leaders 2020: Canada practice update

Canada03-02-2020Janice Bereskin and Catherine Lovrics

Janice Bereskin and Catherine Lovrics of Bereskin & Parr outline the recent significant changes to Canadian IP laws.

Career series: Sanjana Sharma, UL (Underwriters Laboratories)

International31-01-2020Sanjana Sharma

Sanjana Sharma, associate general counsel for IP and knowledge management at UL, recalls her early interest in being a brand attorney and describes the rewards of working in a collaborative environment.

Orphan works: Classifying the unknown

Mexico29-11-2019Marina Espitia Dager

The lack of an ‘orphan work’ principle in Mexico’s copyright law is diluting the IP rights of the country’s unknown, lost or hidden authors, Marina Espitia Dager of Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff argues.

Darts-ip: Data for all

Belgium28-11-2019Evrard van Zuylen

A trademark lawyer met some IT specialists, and they created a company aiming to put the entire world’s IP decisions at lawyers’ fingertips. Tom Phillips met Evrard van Zuylen of Darts-ip to find out more.

Advertisement feature: Solving the searching?


Octimine is a patent search system that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to conduct sophisticated patent searches. Dennemeyer explains how it works.

France jurisdiction report: Originality does not mean beauty

France27-11-2019Aurélia Marie

According to Regulation 6/2002 of December 2001 on Community designs or the Directive 98/71/EC of October 1998 on the legal protection of designs, applied arts can benefit from a plurality of protections originating from design right and copyright, with each protection subject to its own specific rules.

Museum copyright: History for sale

26-11-2019Saman Javed

The issue of copyright of paintings, statues and artifacts is controversial, but WIPR’s Saman Javed finds museums in no mood to give up a valuable source of revenue.

Influential Women in IP: Changing perceptions inside and out

05-11-2019Sarah Morgan

Ros Lynch, copyright and IP enforcement director at the UK Intellectual Property Office, speaks candidly to WIPR’s Sarah Morgan about being a black woman in the Civil Service and preparing for Brexit.

ASIPI 2019: Cultural capital

Australia, New Zealand, Peru28-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Indigenous and traditional knowledge encompasses the notion of rightful ownership over cultural expressions, language, and customs. Today there is an expectation on all IP owners and IP offices to respect the cultures and innovations of indigenous people. Rory O’Neill reports on the approach of IP offices in several countries.

India e-commerce: Liability for platforms is coming at last

India24-09-2019Pravin Anand, Jaya Negi and Souradeep Mukhopadhyay

India’s booming e-commerce industry has remained largely immune to the cries of rights owners, but not for much longer, explains Pravin Anand, Jaya Negi and Souradeep Mukhopadhyay.

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