Nanotechnology industry news site AZoNano.com reports that a portfolio of potentially more than 400 patents and applications is being put up for sale by the bankruptcy administrators of NanoInk, a company specialising in nano-scale encryption and authentication solutions. NanoInk ceased ...
Jack Ellis, IAM Magazine | 21 May 2013
The recent spate of partnerships agreed between Western and Chinese pharmaceutical businesses underscores the continued need for collaboration to fully leverage the Chinese market. But while foreign life sciences companies pursue joint ventures with an eye to increasing profits, their ...
Seher Hussain, IAM Magazine | 21 May 2013
Recently, a delegation from the Korean Intellectual Property Office visited Cambridge University to learn more about how it spins off so many successful licences despite filing relatively few patents. Korea averages 100 licences for every 600 patents filed, while Cambridge is converting ...
Seher Hussain, IAM Magazine | 20 May 2013
Trade secrets have always been
valuable, but the America Invents
Act means they are now worth more
than ever – potentially even more
than patents. What is the best way
to take advantage of this type of
protection for your inventions – and
what are the pitfalls?
The Australian patent and other IP laws are set to undergo their most significant change in a number of years. The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act passed into law last year, and the majority of the provisions will come into effect on 15th April 2013. The changes will affect trademark, design, plant breeders' rights and copyright law, but most notably patent law.
In the event of an infringement, a patent
holder may file its claims before a civil court.
Requests for preliminary injunctions based
on alleged infringement may also be brought
before civil courts.
The patent holder may also file an
application for custom actions under the EU
Customs Regulation (1383/2003).
Established in 1965, the Licensing Executives Society (United States and Canada) Inc (LES) is a professional society comprised of nearly 5,000 members engaged in the transfer, use, development and marketing of intellectual property.
The LES membership includes a wide range of professionals, including business executives, lawyers, licensing consultants, engineers, academicians, scientists and government officials. Many large corporations, professional firms and universities make up the society's membership.
LES is a member society of the Licensing Executives Society International Inc, which has a worldwide membership of over 12,000 members in 30 national societies, representing over 80 countries.