Should trademarks be at the heart of your brand strategy?

As arguably the most important assets a company can own, protecting trademarks must lie at the heart of a successful brand strategy

Five ways cyberattacks can damage company value

The potential impact of cyberattacks on company value continues to be misunderstood by many business leaders and finance professionals. So, while financial audits are regulated, why is cyber-risk still largely ignored and underplayed?

Why the patents system needs a revamp

Lack of a universal patent system to protect intellectual property leaves innovating companies open to potentially ruinous infringements

Creators face an evolving challenge protecting IP

Protecting intellectual property and rewarding the creators of original works is a moving target as online technology continues to evolve

How China became a leader in intellectual property

Huawei’s research centre in Hangzhou aerial view

Once a wild frontier where intellectual property was plundered, China is now cleaning up its act

Brexit: untangling UK from EU intellectual property regulation

Britain’s exit from the European Union poses potential problems for businesses owning intellectual property rights and for the lawyers grappling with possible solutions

Why fashion entrepreneurs should protect their IP

Designer making in workshop

Female bosses may be taking a different approach to protecting their business’s intellectual property

Should a computer be recognised as an inventor?

Toy robots

The question of whether a computer should be recognised as the creator of a patentable invention is vexing intellectual property lawyers