Intellectual Property Bulletin - Summer 2022

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In This Issue - Transformative Fair Use: Does Andy Warhol Qualify? On March 28, 2022, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Andy Warhol Foundation v.

Intellectual Property Valuation


The non-physical property of a business comprises Intellectual Property (IP) assets. IP valuation plays a significant role in the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) , internal management of IP assets, and handling of various financial processes.


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Trade Secrets in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)


In today’s highly competitive working environment, almost every other individual knows what Intellectual Property (IP) is and that the protection of IP assets is a matter of paramount importance.

Protecting Intellectual Property in Augmented Reality

IP Watchdog

Augmented Reality (“AR”), along with Virtual Reality (“VR”), is rapidly growing in prominence and will be transformative to the way we live, work, learn and play. Both AR and VR will undoubtedly bring a whole set of novel IP issues for individuals, companies, IP practitioners and the courts.

Intellectual Property Protection: How to protect IP

Patent Trademark Blog

What does it mean to protect intellectual property? Now that we know what intellectual property is , let’s talk about how to protect intellectual property. What do we mean by intellectual property protection?

Indigenizing the Intellectual Property System

IP Watchdog

Included in these overlooked issues is the lack of protection given to the intellectual property (IP) of indigenous peoples. On August 9, we once again observe the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.

Intellectual Property in the Metaverse

JD Supra Law

GOODS AND SERVICES IN THE METAVERSE - Recent news articles are replete with references to the proliferation of trademark applications filed with the USPTO by various enterprises and high-profile personalities to register trademarks relevant to the sale of goods and services in the metaverse.

Protection of Intellectual Property (IP) in the Metaverse


The dramatic rise in e-commerce in the last two decades saw many brand and business owners struggling to safeguard their Intellectual Property (IP) assets in cyberspace, starting from domain names and then going onto social media handles.

Considering Intellectual Property Rights as a Collateral


Even though the ratio of intangible assets against tangible assets is witnessing a sharp rise, the idea of using Intellectual Property (IP) assets for debt funding is yet to take its best shape.

Waiver Of Intellectual Property Protections For COVID-19 Vaccine Unlikely To Have Meaningful Impact In Short Term

Intellectual Property Law Blog

On Wednesday, May 7, 2021, the United States officially endorsed waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines. Whereas some other countries appear to oppose the waiver ( e.g., Germany), warning that intellectual property rights must remain protected.

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Winter 2022

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Intellectual Property in Mergers and Acquisitions

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Intellectual Property (IP) have historically been two separate legal disciplines, seemingly separated by impenetrable walls. Every sort of intellectual property has a unique set of rights that can only be used by the owner of that type of property.

How Can Blockchain Help Strengthen Intellectual Property Protection?


Another crucial field where blockchain can be utilized is Intellectual Property (IP). If you decide to store your IP assets using blockchain, you must seek the assistance of a professional attorney trained in Intellectual Property Law.

Loui Vuitton: In Charge Of 18,000 Intellectual Property Rights


According to Louis Vuitton’s website, its intellectual property department oversees more than 18,000 IP rights around the world with the support of a specialised team of 250 lawyers and law enforcement officials. As a result, there was no infringement of intellectual property.

Intellectual Property (IP) Challenges Faced in the Digital Economy


Instead, it is they may not own the exclusive rights to the Intellectual Property (IP) assets that such technologies are built upon usually.

The Implications of Intellectual Property Laws in the Tourism Industry

IP and Legal Filings

Intellectual property rights are statutory rights given to creators, inventors, and artists. The purpose of Intellectual Property Rights is to ensure that sufficient recognition is given to the creator’s work and skills, subsequently stimulating innovation and creativity in the country.

Protecting Recipes through Intellectual Property Rights


Like any other asset, the question of protecting recipes and corresponding assets through the application of Intellectual Property (IP) laws has gained momentum.

Biden Nominates First Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator

IP Watchdog

President Joe Biden this week nominated Christopher Wilson to be Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for Innovation and Intellectual Property (2006-2008) and several Assistant U.S.

Young People Know that Intellectual Property Exists but Lack Insight in How IP Rights Work

IP Close Up

Most students and recent graduates in affluent Singapore are similar to their contemporaries in other developed economies: They know intellectual property rights exist but are Continue reading.

Municipal Bond Projects: Intellectual Property Risks

JD Supra Law

Private activity bonds may finance projects that rely on novel technology subject to intellectual property protections, such as patents, trade secrets, and know-how.

Patent Poetry: Intellectual Property in Wartime

JD Supra Law

As we wrote in this recent blog, whistleblowers from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have called for the closure of WIPO’s Russia office in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Role of Arbitration In Intellectual Property

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Intellectual property rights are becoming increasingly globally and economically oriented. There has been discussion over the extent and specific restrictions of some intellectual property rights’ arbitrability. Arbitration in Intellectual Property.

4 Intellectual Property Management Best Practices

Intellectual property is, for many companies, an irreplaceable asset. The post 4 Intellectual Property Management Best Practices appeared first on - IP Innovation and Analytics.

Russia Encourages Intellectual Property Piracy

Intellectual Property Brief

On March 7, 2022, Putin announced that Russia will not enforce intellectual property from “unfriendly countries.” Since then, trademarks for obvious copies of Starbucks and McDonalds have been filed.

What is intellectual property (IP)?

Patent Trademark Blog

What is an intellectual property right? Intellectual property (IP) can seem abstract. At its core, intellectual property is a legal right. From an idea to something real: How do concepts become intellectual property?

Web 3.0 & the Transformation Of Intellectual Property Ownership


Furthermore, Intellectual property ownership, content ownership, and distribution are critical issues that must be addressed to avoid disputes. The article’s second section explains how Web3 and Blockchain will revolutionise intellectual property laws and the way forward.

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Summer 2021

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In This Issue - Assignor Estoppel: When Are Inventors Allowed to Attack Their Own Inventions? In Minerva v.

Understanding the Role Intellectual Property Plays in Mergers and Acquisitions


The term ‘ Intellectual Property (IP) ‘ basically refers to the creations of the human mind that are intangible in nature.

Taxation of Intellectual Property: A Comparative Note


Today, companies are increasingly placing a huge amount of enterprise value on Intellectual Property (IP). The Patent is granted by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) or the European Patent Office (EPO).

Identifying Intellectual Property Trends with Patent Search

Remaining competitive within your industry requires almost constant monitoring of the intellectual property trends happening around you. The post Identifying Intellectual Property Trends with Patent Search appeared first on - IP Innovation and Analytics.

Intellectual Property Rights for Social Media Influencers


A common issue among digital influencers is whether the content they generate is protected by intellectual property rights. Types of Intellectual Property Rights applicable to Digital Influencers. Why should digital influencers defend their intellectual property rights? In this case, despite the artist’s lack of Intellectual Property Rights protection, the duplicated piece was removed.

Can Intellectual Property Rights Safeguard Your Blog?


Due to creative and original use of expressions, blogs are deemed to be counted as private property for which Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) can be sought. The post Can Intellectual Property Rights Safeguard Your Blog?

Cardinals Of Intellectual Property Rights (Part- I)

IP and Legal Filings

The concept of Intellectual Property Rights (hereinafter IPRs) is in direct relation with creativity and innovation. The post Cardinals Of Intellectual Property Rights (Part- I) first appeared on IPLF.

Protecting Intellectual Property Throughout The Manufacturing Process

JD Supra Law

Many companies, including U.S. companies, find manufacturing abroad attractive because of its affordable costs, capacity, and distribution networks.

Book Review: The Future of Intellectual Property

The IPKat

This is a book review of The Future of Intellectual Property , edited by Daniel J. Secondly, and more seriously, the title of the chapter is a great hook: Intellectual Property for Humanity: A Manifesto.

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Part I

JD Supra Law

Recently, high level policy changes with intellectual property (IP) have been taking place on a wide scale.

Intellectual Property Tools for Protecting Fashion Goods

JD Supra Law

Just as every piece of artwork is unique, there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to protecting your fashion goods with intellectual property tools.

Which Type of Intellectual Property Protection Do I Need?

Art Law Journal

When people find out that I am an Intellectual Property attorney, I am often battered with questions about the topic. The result is that too often, Intellectual Property is left unprotected or undefended. Which Type of Intellectual Property Law Is Right for You.

Ukraine: Intellectual Property as a War Weapon

IP Tech Blog

The Russian military offensive launched in Ukraine on 24 February prompted a number of European measures in many fields, including intellectual property. This is war and the war is developing in the intellectual property arena as well.

Can China’s 115-Point Plan Turn it Into the ‘Powerful Intellectual Property Country’ it Aspires to?

IP Close Up

Earlier this year China issued a detailed “Outline for Building a Powerful Intellectual Property Country.” Litigation News Places Research Transactions Uncategorized China China Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) China IP Law Update copyrights creators global IP power graduate business schools infringement intellectual property Inventors IP literacy IP litigation licensing litigation patents trade secrets trademarks trials