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Copyright Licence or Copyright Assignment?

by Summerfield Browne Solicitors on April 6, 2017

Legal information regarding the difference between copyright licences and copyright assignments (English law) Copyright is a term often associated with the music and film industry, however it applies to all creative and artistic works. Copyright requires no formal registration and will subsist for a period of up to 70 years from the creator’s death, thus […]


The IP of IoT – Top 5 Companies and How Their IP Pans Out (Inc. Google, Verizon, Cisco, General Electric & Amazon)   The Analysis Summary The Physical Objects are linked through wired and wireless networks, the advantage being that they are deployed on the same Internet Protocol (IP) that connects the Internet. What’s fascinating is […]


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. […]


What is the Robots Exclusion Standard?

by JRO on December 15, 2013

Different types of web robots—also known as Internet bots—routinely and automatically “crawl” the Internet, fetching and indexing website pages. There’s a standard that regulates this type of activity, preventing robots from partly or fully accessing websites. This convention is known as the Robots Exclusion Standard. HISTORY In 1994, the main communication channel for World Wide […]


Advice On How To Protect Your Intellectual Property

by LitFunder on December 11, 2013

So you have composed that perfect song, invented that must-have kitchen tool or perhaps designed a new software programme. Of course you want to profit from these creations of your mind and intellect. However, protection of your intellectual property is no easy business. Indeed, it is a minefield of complex laws and practices. In today’s […]


Below are ten of the last month’s best intellectual property law blogs and news posts from around the web:- A Collection of Copyright Carry Ons with the CopyKat (The 1709 Blog) The 1709 Blog offers a whistle-stop tour from around the world of copyright over the last month. From copyright reform in China to dentists […]


Intellectual Property (IP) like patents, trademarks and copyrights are some of the most valuable assets a company can own. A properly cultivated patent portfolio can be valuable to companies in any industry where technology is involved. This article is for those who already know that obtaining an intellectual property attorney is essential to their business. […]


IP in websites

by evolvedlegal on March 20, 2013

Intellectual property is the collective term for the way in which ideas are expressed. These ideas are protected from being copied by way of intellectual property by falling into certain categories such as copyright, trademarks, patents and design rights. There are a number of intellectual property rights identifiable on websites. For example, any logos are […]


Below is a blog post regarding intellectual property and bankruptcy under US law. Have you noticed the name CBGB on the shirts? It has originated from a renowned music place in Manhattan. The club has got closed since the year 2006. Yet, the investors bought it for the naming rights. These rights are known as […]