Diagnostic patenting and the future of medicine

Diagnostic patenting and the future of medicine

With the recent Prometheus patent decision in the US, the role of diagnostics in the life sciences arena has come und...

Is iPad in danger of becoming a generic term?

Colin Fowler looks at whether Apple is in danger of losing the rights to the iPad name as it becomes a generic indust...

Search engines and other online service providers: liability for unauthorised use of trade marks in keywords in China

Trends are emerging in relation to the liability of search engines, and other service providers such as trading platf...

The pros and cons of using real names as trademarks

Karen Fong discusses how Tiffany can protect its trademarks following the departure of one of its best known designers.