December 01, 2009
We are about to embark on major litigation. However, we want to ensure the costs are kept under control. What measures can we take?
November 01, 2009
We suspect the factory we use in Asia is manufacturing more of our product and selling it out the back door. What can we do?
October 01, 2009
Software developers in my company are increasingly using open source software. What are the main IP issues we need to consider when using open source software and are there any risks involved?
September 01, 2009
Our company launched a new product last year but we have since discovered that a leading supermarket is selling an own brand version that looks very similar. What should we do?
July 01, 2009
I've recently qualified as a lawyer. What can I do to maximise my chances of getting a good job in IP when the economy picks up?
June 01, 2009
I think one of our licensees may have financial problems. Although I am reluctant to take drastic action that may sever our business relationship, how can I ensure that we protect our IP?
May 01, 2009
I will be going to the INTA Annual Meeting for the first time this year. I've heard it can be pretty daunting. How can I make the most of the meeting while retaining my sanity?
April 01, 2009
My company is about to launch an advertising campaign, and we think it could become very popular. Should we welcome this and are there are any particular trade mark/branding concerns we should be aware of?
March 01, 2009
Given the economic situation, my company is looking to cut costs from our IP department and one option is not to renew some of our patent portfolio. Which factors should I consider in deciding which patents not to renew?
February 01, 2009
My company is facing increased litigation in the US and I am concerned about the amount of e-discovery required. How can I minimise costs while still fulfilling obligations?