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Surnames in Trademarks
Surnames in Trademarks

People often wish to include words that are surnames into trademarks but what is allowed and what is not? In a recent decision there was highlighted that the definitive rule cannot apply by ...

Warren Chandler
Brand Owners and Brexit
Brand Owners and Brexit

In June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom decided by referendum that it was time to leave the European Union (EU). Clearly, this is profound decision that will have an impact of many ...

Belinda Slattery
Monetizing of Intangible Assets
Monetizing of Intangible Assets

We all wish to make money from our assets. This can be from our tangible assets or our intangible assets Monetising of intangible assets A company’s intangible assets can take many forms. Most ...

Sky Chien
Toyota’s Flying Car Patent
Toyota’s Flying Car Patent

A recently published patent application filed by Toyota in December, 2014 reveals a shape-morphing fuselage for an ‘aero car’. It’s not that far flung Few would have predicted ...

Chris Baxter