Determined hackers pose a growing risk

Cyber theft can be an easy way to steal valuable secrets with sometimes devastating effects, so organisations must remain vigilant against an increasing threat

Understanding true economic value of trademarks

Trademarks and intellectual property play a vital role in developing brands, promoting competition, driving economic growth and protecting consumers says Etienne Sanz de Acedo, Chief executive International Trademark Association

IP and brand value

Companies should be specialising in strategic, holistic and cost-effective approaches to brand protection and enforcement, says Julius Stobbs

Protect and profit

Is your intellectual property policy putting your company at risk? Does your IP policy maximise potential within your company? Are too many companies overlooking valuable IP they need to protect?

Turning up the volume on a quiet revolution

While intellectual property professionals have long been a major force in the creation of value through innovation for businesses across many sectors, their own industry has been somewhat slower to embrace innovation and change

New patent judicial system is a revolution

It has been a long road to a more unified EU patent protection system. Now the current momentum could lead to better enforcement and more innovation across the Continent, says Wouter Pors of lawyers Bird & Bird

Brexit or not, innovation is key to economic growth

Whether Britain opts for Brexit or not, developing our IP-based economy is the key to future economic growth, says Daniel Ryan, adviser to the European Union and creative industries on IP value, and head of Berkeley Research Group’s London office

Protecting your brand from copycats

Building a brand and protecting intellectual property by registering trademarks may be a legal rollercoaster ride