Copyright in the movies

Kevin Costner as Robin Hood

The movies shine a spotlight on the issue of copyright, protecting authors and studios alike

Tech giants battle for trade secrets

Facebook was this year slapped with a $500-million fine for IP infringement and false designation over its virtual reality technology

Stealing trade secrets can be ruinous for a company aiming to get rich by marketing intellectual property belonging to a potential competitor

Angry Birds, Star Wars and Frozen: the value of lucrative IP merchandising deals

Buying and selling intellectual property rights in lucrative merchandising deals can be a win-win proposition