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CBBC - Healthcare & Life Sciences UK Roadshow

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cbbc.org - China and the UK share many goals. These include providing high quality healthcare for all citizens; planning and delivering services for a rapidly growing elderly population; and adapting services...

Director's Forum: A Blog from USPTO's Leadership

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uspto.gov - IP Attaché Program Outreach in San Diego and Los Angeles Guest blog by Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Shira Perlmutter USPTO IP attachés provide valuable assistance to ...

Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log: Trademark scholars roundtable: roles for the consumer in TM

tushnet.blogspot.com - Seventh Trademark Scholars Roundtable: The Construction of the Consumer in Trade Mark Law Session 1: Roles for the Consumer in Trade Mark Law What role does the “consumer” (whether “average” or “re...

Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log: claim of "improved" version of competitor's product not likely to confuse

tushnet.blogspot.com - Arborjet, Inc. v. Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements, Inc., 63 F.Supp.3d 149 (D. Mass. 2014) Arborjet sued Rainbow over an alleged breach of a sales agency agreement and won a preliminary inj...

Is weak IP law enforcement in India a deterrent to Indian industry and innovators? - The Economic Times

economictimes.indiatimes.com - By Anant Kataria IP laws or the intellectual property system plays a pivotal role in framing industrial, trade and financial policies, for scientific and technological development of any country. S...

Two big developments last week mean that Europe's unitary patent system may be up and running next year - Blog - Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - Maximising IP Value for Business

iam-media.com - There were two big pieces of news concerning the European unitary patent and the unified patent court (UPC) last week – one potential, the other actual. On Wednesday the IP Kat blog had a major sco...

State Council Action Plan for Further Implementation of National IP Strategy

internationallawoffice.com - On December 10 2014 the State Council launched the Action Plan for the Further Implementation of the National Intellectual Property Strategy for the period from 2014 to 2020. The action plan was dr...

Are Kiwi businesses in the dark on cyber risks?

reseller.co.nz - Three out of four people (76 per cent) think New Zealand businesses are not well prepared to manage computer hacking and keep data secure and confidential, according to results of research released...

The 4 Things No One Tells You About Funding

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inc.com - The idea of securing funding for a startup is incredibly exciting. In fact, it's downright exhilarating. Investors making large offers to make dreams come true, entrepreneurs launching new companie...

McDonagh says McDonald's not showing respect in row - Independent.ie

independent.ie - Supermac's boss Pat McDonagh yesterday accused fast food giant, McDonald's of showing "disrespect" in its brand war with the Irish firm. Mr McDonagh was speaking after returning from Alicante in Sp...

Customer data is an asset - or it is? - The Intangible Economy

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athenaalliance.org - By now you probably know that RadioShack is going through bankruptcy proceedings and closing stores. Last week, the bankruptcy court approved a plan to sell the company to the hedge fund Standard G...

Marijuana brands left high and dry by US trademark restrictions - Blog - World Trademark Review

worldtrademarkreview.com - With the legalisation of marijuana gaining momentum across the United States, a new multi-billion dollar industry is growing at a startling rate. Nonetheless, there are strict restrictions on the r...

Mortgage Startup Welcomes Oft-Shunned Entrepreneurs

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forbes.com - Buying a house is often a trial for the self-employed—even for those with very high incomes. With the lending process built around people who have traditional, W-2 jobs, free agents generally need ...

The IPKat: Is UberPOP a transport service? A new reference to the CJEU

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ipkitten.blogspot.com - Is UberPOP a transport service? A new reference to the CJEU Like it or not, we have entered the age of Uber -- the love-it-or-loathe-it ride-share scheme which has caught not only the imagination o...

Business Matters: Managing data risk

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insidermedia.com - Are you making the most of your data? Phil Everson, cyber security expert at Deloitte discusses the associated risks and how businesses in the South West can get this right. More and more businesse...

Patent Information | Patent White Papers

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innography.com - China is one of the top countries globally for patent applications. Any company interested in filing patents in China needs to be aware of the ins and outs of how their system works: legal framewor...

Sirius Wins One in Florida, Florida, Florida! | Marks, Works & Secrets

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marksworksandsecrets.com - On June 22, 2015, the Southern District of Florida held that artists have no public performance rights in their pre-1972 sound recordings under Florida law, in contrast to decisions from California...

Privacy and Data Protection|||IT, Internet and Telecoms|Courts Restrict Ability of Customers and Employees to Sue Companies Following a Data Breach, But Risks of Other Liabilities Remain

primaryopinion.com - Among the multitude of unpleasant issues facing a company whose network has been breached is potential liability to customers and employees whose personal information has been compromised.  However...

General||||Are your IP contracts in order?

primaryopinion.com - Contracts are part and parcel of business activity, and that’s also true for contracts relating to IP rights. Confidentiality agreements, license agreements, merger or acquisition, sale or divestme...

Bill Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects

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theguardian.com - Bill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rejected calls to divest from the fossil fuel companies that are burning carbon at a rate that ignor...

Trademarks, Designs|||Retail and Consumer|The Secret to Long-Term Brand Value: Build It Like Lego

primaryopinion.com - From humble beginnings in a Danish carpenter’s workshop, a global empire has grown out of Lego’s seemingly innocuous little interlocking bricks. But its success isn’t only down to the elegant simpl...

Paying potential typosquatters is a ‘pragmatic alternative’ to UDRP, argues domain company - Blog - World Trademark Review

worldtrademarkreview.com - Domain parking startup Protected Parking is offering a monetisation service that promises brand owners “a low risk, pragmatic solution” for the recovery of lost traffic from potentially infringing ...

8 Naming Mistakes Investors Hate to See

thedomains.com - There are so many diffferent opinions out there on naming, and more than one reason why certain companies choose the name they do. Sometimes it comes down to budget, sometimes it’s a certain meanin...

Pre-1972 Recording Rulings – Not as Happy Together or as a Settlement | IP Intelligence

ipintelligencereport.com - This week, after a string of wins, two members of the classic rock group the Turtles suffered a setback in their lawsuit against satellite radio provider, SiriusXM (Flo & Eddie Inc. v. Sirius XM Ra...

Study: Why Counterfeiters May Be Good for the Fashion Industry

whowhatwear.com - The counterfeit industry has long been considered detrimental to high fashion, as it is thought to lessen our desire to pay for luxury goods when we can just buy identical but significantly cheaper...

Lexicon Client Unify Channel Announces New Service | Client News | Media Center

lexiconbranding.com - Unify, a leading communications software and services firm, today announced Black Box Network Services in North America, Everything Voice in the United Kingdom, and COMNET in Germany as New Way to ...

Dan Ballard

Patent and intellectual property attorney. Husband, Dad, Sunset Watcher. Using patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law to get business done.

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