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

Keeping the value of creation in mind

Intellectual property is now the most valuable asset that many businesses have and must be protected in law against potentially ruinous incursions

Don’t miss out on an IP gold mine

Putting a value on an intangible asset can be testing, but commercialising intellectual property is a lucrative business

Is it time for radical reform of UK IP law?

Does the UK intellectual property and patent regime need a shake-up? Does it do the job or is it unfit for purpose?

The new role of the CIPO

With varying degrees of take-up, boards are beginning to appoint a director who has specific responsibility for intellectual property