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Catching up

When I started this blog, I thought I’d keep it strictly professional. However, personal life sometimes takes over, and one has to take a break in order to regain a little balance. 231 more words


CLIENT BULLETIN: USPTO plans Trademark application fee increases

Trademark application fee increases scheduled for January 14, 2017

As 2017 is fast approaching, we wanted to make sure you are aware that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is increasing some of their fees in 2017. 219 more words


Should've Gone To Specsavers!

Trade Marks

Specsavers secured acceptance for the sign SHOULD’VE as a registered trade mark in the UK following an unexpected decision by the UK Intellectual Property Office. 555 more words


The Old Man and the Sea

“One fine day, a mussel went to sunbathe on the beach. A snipe caught sight of this tasty morsel and dove towards its intended dinner. The mussel immediately slammed its shell shut and trapped the snipe’s beak inside, locking both in mortal combat. 1,645 more words

Copyright Implications and Social Media

Are you  uploading a new, you beaut photo onto your status on facebook at the moment? Take time out to think who does this image belong to.You can easily make sure that you are following copyright laws and respecting others’ intellectual and artistic property if you take care to remember the following points. 239 more words


Why startups need a defensive IP strategy @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

One of the things I really love about working with startup founders is that they are by nature an optimistic crowd: They set out to build amazing things, change the world and fundamentally shift the way people view things.

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Corporate Challenges


I’ll soon be starting a new permanent job, and in preparation I’m making it clear what is my prior intellectual property. In this case, it’s not so I can make “oodles of money” in the future, but it’s actually so I can release it as Open Source. 757 more words