Copyright vs.design/patent-which one prevails?

Copyright vs.design/patent-which one prevails?

IS TECHNICAL DESIGN OF A PRODUCT ELIGIBLE FOR COPYRIGHT PROTECTION? CJEU DECISION IN BROMPTOM BICYCLE CASE Since its ruling of Infopaq 11 years ago, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made another step further in defining and constructing legal...
MAKING PROFIT ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

MAKING PROFIT ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Intellectual property often represents the largest and most important asset of the company. These intangible assets are so valuable to a business because by gaining the right protection registered patent, designs, trademarks etc., companies prevent competitors from...
CAN AI BE AN INVENTOR OF A PATENT? IT CAN’T.

CAN AI BE AN INVENTOR OF A PATENT? IT CAN’T.

We could state for a fact that, at least for now, majority of humans prefer person-to-person contact over machine-to-person one. However, machines, or robots, if you prefer, have been on the rise for quite a while now and despite exponential progress that AI...
SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE HANDS OF EMPLOYEES

SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE HANDS OF EMPLOYEES

Social media has become an extremely valuable tool for businesses in the last few years. While social media can be an ideal platform for effectively branding and development of positive organization’s image, improper use of social media accounts can be extremely...
How to get counterfeits off e- commerce platforms?

How to get counterfeits off e- commerce platforms?

We have world at our fingertips. We can buy products in the comfort of our home, to gain something we desire is just few clicks away. E-commerce platforms made great trade facilitation possible, however they are accompanied with the risk of exposure to online frauds...
Intellectual property as marketing tool

Intellectual property as marketing tool

In today’s knowledge-driven economy, intangible assets like knowledge and information became essential determinants of profitability of technology-intensive enterprises and success of business. Knowledge can be identified as intellectual property (hereinafter IP) and...
DATA INNOVATION, IP AND BUSINESS

DATA INNOVATION, IP AND BUSINESS

       Research show that use of big data is becoming a key way for leading companies to outperform their competitiveness and enable growth of the firm. It is evidently that traditional business models do not work anymore and that data...
DESIGN 4.0 AND IP-your nr.1 choice in winning

DESIGN 4.0 AND IP-your nr.1 choice in winning

Today, linear economies are giving way to circular and creative economies catalysed by design. Ethical, efficient and sustainable practices have manifested thanks to design. It is venturing into areas that were unthinkable a decade ago. Be it gaming technology,...
HIGH-TECH AND IP:  SOFTWARE PROTECTION

HIGH-TECH AND IP: SOFTWARE PROTECTION

   High technology new ventures have played a major role in the creation and growth of today s economy. Information and communication technology (ICT) industries are among most innovative segments of modern economy. ”ICTs represent the backbone of the...