December 01, 2010
I hear peers talking about ‘pruning’ their IP assets during the downturn. What does it mean and what is the best way to go about it?
November 01, 2010
Despite its scope, few companies have registered for a European Community design since its launch. Three advocates describe their experiences
October 01, 2010
My company wants to develop an application for a mobile device. What do we need to know about the IP issues involved?
September 01, 2010
My CEO saw that Diageo has added whisky to its pension fund. He is keen to explore ways of plugging our own pension funding hole with non-traditional assets such as IP. What advice do you have?
July 01, 2010
My company wants to set up a website or blog that allows the public to post their own content. How do I make sure we are not held liable for any IP infringements?
June 01, 2010
I’ve just graduated and joined the IP profession. I can’t imagine what work was like before efiling, the internet and online databases. Can you explain?
May 01, 2010
My company is considering selling a patent portfolio at an auction. Is this a good idea and what do I need to know about commercialising our technology this way?
April 01, 2010
My marketing colleagues want us to add logos to our product to show that we use fair traded, organic, ethically-sourced ingredients. What do I need to know about using these kinds of marks?
March 01, 2010
I have just been promoted to partnership at my firm and need to attract more clients. What advice do you have?
February 01, 2010
I am starting a business and want to expand to only a few countries. The process for registering a trade mark in those countries looks simple. Should I do it myself?