Happy World Intellectual Property Day

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World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April, also known as World IP Day, though unfortunately not recognised as a national holiday (yet), there are still a number of events and activities happening worldwide to mark the occasion.

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E-commerce Platforms as Nests for Counterfeiters: A Case Study

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The growth of e-commerce in China has not gone unnoticed: in fact, along with it comes a
renewed and sophisticated way for counterfeiters to enlarge their businesses, as guest contributor Dr Paulo Berconcini, consultant at CARROLL, BURDICK & McDONOUGH LLP explains using a case study example…

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How To Protect Trade Secrets when Meeting Potential Partners

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Trade secrets are a valuable and highly useful form of intellectual property right and Coca-Cola is testament to this. They are the global leader in the beverage industry, and it is no wonder that the secret for the formula of the most popular soft drink in America is valued at millions of dollars.
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Another Year on Top for China as the Highest Recipient of Patent Applications Globally

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patentThe much awaited patent application list for 2014 has been released and China is again in poll position, the experts said the World’s second largest economy lacked competitive edge, but for the 4th consecutive year China is the highest recipient of requests for patents globally. Continue reading “Another Year on Top for China as the Highest Recipient of Patent Applications Globally” »