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IPM's podcast: episode one – analysing Arthrex

Episode one sees Covington & Burling’s Beth Brinkmann, Morris, Manning & Martin's Jonathan Link and Finnegan's Kathleen Daley outline the potential pitfalls and outcomes of the controversial Arthrex v Smith & Nephew Federal Circuit ruling

Weathering the Covid-19 storm

Elizabeth ANiemeyer and MichelleG Rice consider US procedural matters for ITC practice during thepandemic and beyond


Alexander Robinson analysesthe implications of the EPO’s high-profile plant and animal ruling reversal

Get creative

EquippingUS rightsholders with the tools to deal with the challenges of 3D printing

Back in the USSR

Anton Polikarpov considersthe IP of ‘Soviet’ brands that are still manufactured today according tostandard recipes from before the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991

Security force

NeilCoulson and Cynthia J Cole consider devolved working, cybersecurity andcompliance

Caught short

Global courts are failing to provide a consistent, efficient and predictable process for resolving FRAND disputes. Yohan Liyanage, Julia Schönbohm, Pauline Debré and Simon Corbineau-Picci say it may be time for regulators to intervene

Diluting the brand

Companies must proactively protect their trademarks, benefits and goodwill from dilution and infringement. Justin R Blok and Claire Allshouse examine from a US standpoint

The winds of change

Environmentalfactors and public awareness will be critical to energy companies in thefuture, if they do not want to damage their business reputation, says Steve Waine

SMEs and IP

Fiona Nicolsonexplores the benefits to be gained by SMEs through protecting IP

Block party

Tom Synott exploresthe key issues rightsholders should look out for with blockchain

Digital attraction

KeystoneLaw’s Jon Moorhouse examines AI, patentsand licensing issues regarding the digitalisation of the energy landscape

First in class

IPrepresents one of the largest asset classes that a company holds and it isbeing increasingly utilised as collateral

The tide is high

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group’s director general Phil Lewis says that in order to tackle the rising level of fakes, the IP community must adopt a cross-sector, cross-border and multi-agency approach

Covid counterfeiters

Opportunism abounds for illicitsellers during the pandemic. Rachel Hofstatterconsiders the challenges for brand owners

Exploiting opportunities

Ann Henry,Aoibheann Duffy, Anna Harley and GillDennis consider whether Brexit will open a parallel imports loophole forcounterfeiters

AI protection

In the second in a two-part series, Morgan Lewis’ David V Sanker explores the factors when deciding between patent and trade secret protection for AI technology

Red card for counterfeits

Ben Wodecki examines how counterfeiters are taking advantage of football shirt collectors by exploiting those looking to own some of the beautiful game’s most iconic kits

Pause for thought

Whilebusinesses are exposed to significant challenges in Africa, InventaInternational’s Daniel Reis Nobre and Inês Monteiro Alves untangle IP misconceptionssurrounding the continent

Adapting to adversity

BenWodecki takes alook at how courts and universities are using technology to continue to operateduring the viral pandemic

Fair game

CITMApresident Richard Goddard argues its timeIP got a fair hearing in Brexit negotiations while urging parity between UK and EU attorneys

G1/19: EPO oral proceedings

HGF’s Chris Benson and Bernhard Ganahl say theclosely watched EPO oral proceedings considering computer implemented inventionpatentability is a rare opportunity for the case law in this area to advancesignificantly

Strict sufficiency

BeatrizSan Martin and Shishu Chen examine the recent Regeneron ruling in the UK SupremeCourt, and what it means for reliance on patents for second medical uses