This year, the small Caribbean island of Curaçao is celebrating 125 years of trademark history, and the fact that it was one of the first countries in the region to establish a fully operational trademark registration system.
IP Australia’s Director General, Patricia Kelly, discusses the expanding role for artificial intelligence in her Organization’s work.
A pioneering new water technology called the CloudFisher® offers communities facing severe water shortages in arid coastal or mountainous regions an affordable and sustainable source of clean water.
Dr. Helen Lee talks about SAMBA, a game-changing new point-of-care diagnostic tool for healthcare workers in resource-poor settings, and shares her views on innovation and intellectual property.
Forty years ago on June 1, 1978, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, which facilitates the process of obtaining patent protection in now up to 152 countries, began operations.
A California federal judge granted Italian luxury company Gianni Versace SpA summary judgment on its trademark infringement lawsuit against a company founded by an unrelated family that took advantage of the shared Versace name and began peddling similar fashion merchandise.
The Federal Circuit overturned a nearly $14 million infringement verdict against three LED manufacturers on Wednesday, finding that the claim in Boston University’s patent that they allegedly infringed describes something physically impossible, making it ineligible for patent protection.
Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood claims in a suit filed Tuesday in New York federal court that patents for treatments aimed at fighting diabetes and other diseases, in which he says he invested, were unlawfully ripped away from their inventor by a medical company while the man was recovering from a stroke.
CloudFlare Inc. asked a California federal judge to make Swarmify pay $200,000 in attorneys’ fees Tuesday, following Swarmify’s voluntary dismissal of trade secret theft claims against CloudFlare earlier this month, saying the video streaming startup proceeded with its suit in bad faith.
ZUP LLC’s patent on a water recreation board pulled behind boats that inexperienced riders can use lying down, kneeling or standing is invalid as obvious, the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday in a win for Nash Manufacturing Inc., a competitor ZUP accused of infringement.