Intellectual Property

While Brexit and the possibility of an escalating US-China trade war loom over business owners, the tangle of intellectual property (IP) rights presents more problems. The Intellectual Property special report, published in The Times, asks what the future holds for creatives and patent holders, and how advances in technology will shape IP law. Also featured are opportunities presented by blockchain in stamping out patent and copyright infringements, gender imbalance in patent applications and an expert take on why legislation must change to keep up with artificial intelligence