Intellectual Property Law Blogs, IP Blawgs and IP Legal News.

Written by Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyers, Law Firms & Law Students, here are the latest Intellectual Property Law Blogs, IP Blawgs and IP Legal News from the UK, US, Asia and beyond.

Intellectual property (IP) law governs legal exclusive rights to creations of the mind. Such rights apply to intangible assets such as literary, musical and artistic works, inventions, discoveries, names, words, designs, images and more.

The most common types of IP rights include trademarks, patents, copyright and design rights.

This blawg explores the latest news, opinions and guides to IP law from the UK, US and across the world. For expert intellectual property law advice, it’s best to consult an IP lawyer, ideally one best suited for your business with industry expertise and experience.

Author: Conor Stuart Current Post: Senior Editor, IP Observer Education: MA Taiwanese Literature, National Taiwan University BA Chinese and Spanish, Leeds University, UK Experience: Translator/Editor, Want China Times Editor, Erenlai Magazine Wang Mei-hua, the director of the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO), has big plans for the future of the Office, including establishing Priority Document […]


In the Current Global scenario, India seems to reflect quite a low key IP Index. The Promotion of Innovation means rendering adequate protection to Innovators & Investors, consequentially attracting world class research and development, and creating and sustaining high-quality future jobs through a robust intellectual property (IP) structure. Though in 2010, the then President of […]


The Key Facts about Trademarks

by Donnareflect on July 23, 2014

It’s thought that more than half of small businesses in the UK are failing to protect their intellectual property in an adequate way. Without intellectual property such as logos and company names being registered, rival companies can easily use them to make money – and their victims may find that they have no legal comeback. […]


Elements of An IP Audit – A check list

by Beveridge on January 17, 2014

The word audit may conjure scary images of tax laws and big government, but the benefits resulting from IP audits can be substantial. Intellectual property is now the most valuable asset of many businesses, yet business managers often do not dedicate the resources necessary to capture and protect intellectual property. Ernest Graf, Principal and Head […]

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In September 2011, American-based Dupont was awarded $920 million following a court decision in the case of DuPont v. Kolon Industries. The decision was based on the court’s opinion that Kolon Industries had stolen trade secrets from DuPont regarding the material known as Kevlar. Kevlar, which is used in a variety of functions from bicycle […]


How can Intellectual Property be Enforced?

by Donnareflect on October 16, 2013

Once a legal right to intellectual property, either by way of copyright, trademark, registered design or patent has been granted then the owner of that property has the right to take legal action against any person who violates their rights under intellectual property law. This is known as IP Infringement and falls into the same […]


The U.S. Department of Commerce is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government. The mission of the Commerce Department is to promote and encourage business development through growth, entrepreneurship, and partnerships with business and higher education. The department manages an annual budget of $7.5 billion and employs approximately 47,000 individuals around the world. The […]


What Does Implied Warranty Really Cover?

by JRO on September 20, 2013

Protections Offered by Implied Warranties The theory of implied warranties under the UCC and general contract law ensure that consumers are not mislead when they purchase products. A manufacturer makes a certain promise under the theory of implied warranties, and it is expected that a product will be sold in a condition that meets this […]


When a Pet is Also Intellectual Property

by Cardswitcher on September 19, 2013

We live in the age of the Internet. Over the last few decades, Internet Culture has grown by leaps and bounds to become one of the dominant players in intellectual property. Today we have a whole slate of web-onlies – Web Only Programs, Web Only Games, and Web Only Celebrities. And if one things has […]


The Evolution of Intellectual Property Law in the United States

by Chelsea Wilson on September 19, 2013

Intellectual property law in the United States is as old as the country herself, with its roots planted firmly in the U.S. Constitution. More specifically, Article 1, Section 8(8) provides: The Congress shall have power… To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive […]