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What is Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions,literary and artistic works,designs and symbols, names and images used in commerce.IP is protected in law by, for example, patents, copyright and trademarks, which enable people to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create. 105 more words


Lawsuits which Rocked the Music World

“Do you believe in rock and roll? Can music heal your mortal soul?”, asked Don McLean way back in 1971. While the second question is still shrouded in mystery,   we mortals have gotten ourselves in a bit of music theft and copyright infringement battles. 429 more words

Thailand Joins Madrid Protocol


Thailand has signed up to the Madrid Protocol system (MP) making it the 99th member from November 2017.  Accession to the MP system allows for a streamlined process of international trade mark (TM) protection for TM owners, but when one analyses the cost of using the MP system, affordability may prove to be a barrier for a large number of TM owners.    1,113 more words


Patent Boxes: An Introduction

As Parker Alex from Bloomberg BNA states,

“First there were patent trolls and now there are patent boxes.”

One of the major highlights of the Financial Budget of 2016 has undoubtedly been patent boxes. 474 more words

More Life after a German degree...

Thinking about studying German at university?  Already a Germanist and wondering where your degree might take you?  Last week we heard from two recent graduates – this week we find out from two more graduates about the importance of German and languages in what they have done after finishing their degrees.   835 more words

Copyright Guides

In todays class we learnt about copyright laws for public blogging.  There seem to be a lot of laws that up and coming bloggers are unaware they are crossing and breaking. 151 more words