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Expedited examination procedures of patent applications in China

China16-01-2023Jinghuan Jia, Lei Su and Frank Jeng

For those with time-sensitive patents to protect, there are two options for speeding up the process in China. Jinghuan Jia, Lei Su and Frank Jeng of Purplevine explore the details.

Patent law in Australia: 2022 in review

Australia16-01-2023Naomi Pearce, Kate Legge and Emily Dwyer

2022 held some fascinating developments in IP litigation, from whether AI can be named as an inventor on a patent, to a decision on PTEs with far-reaching implications. Naomi Pearce, Kate Legge and Emily Dwyer of Pearce IP report.

Winds of change: Africa’s shifting IPR landscape

Africa13-01-2023Somayya Khan and Pieter Visagie

IP reforms swept across the continent in 2022, with trademark laws updated and a heightened focus on patent systems, say Somayya Khan and Pieter Visagie of Adams & Adams.

Sweden: Are online oral proceedings here to stay?

Sweden13-01-2023Maria Zamkova

The status of virtual oral proceedings in Sweden has been uncertain, but a recent case sheds light on the subject, says Maria Zamkova of Fenix Legal.

Crypto firm’s $350m patent suit could just be the start

12-01-2023Sarah Speight

As the fallout from FTX reverberates, the cryptocurrency market is seeing its first lawsuits over patented trading tech, finds Sarah Speight.

Botswana: a thirst for knowledge

Botswana12-01-2023Sofia Araújo and Inês Monteiro Alves

The country's IP Policy is a key part of the its transition to a knowledge-based economy, explain Sofia Araújo and Inês Monteiro Alves of Inventa.

NDA or the highway: protecting secrets during a pitch

11-01-2023Muireann Bolger

Companies looking to grow may be in need of a powerful, influential partner. But when courting for business, it is essential to be ruled by the head rather than the heart, finds Muireann Bolger.

Understanding TM neutralisation

EU09-01-2023João Pereira Cabral

When visual and phonetically similar EU trademarks are in dispute, the courts may look for subtle conceptual differences, explains João Pereira Cabral of Inventa.

Trade secrets: Coming of age on a global stage

EU09-01-2023Baron Armah-Kwantreng

In today’s data-driven world where intangible assets are paramount, major players are now looking to trade secrets for IP protection. Baron Armah-Kwantreng explores the reasons for this shift and outlines the high-profile cases with billions at stake.

The key to unlocking a successful trade secrets strategy

International09-01-2023James Gagen, Mark Ridgway and Jill Ge

Having the right procedures in place can avert breaches of sensitive information—and be crucial in case of emergencies. James Gagen and Mark Ridgway of Allen & Overy outline what to consider.

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