The Madrid Protocol has simplified the process of filing trademark applications across the world by bringing it all under the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

By Nikita Hemmige, Selvam & Selvam

According to the Trademark Office, “likelihood of confusion” exists between trademarks “when the marks are so similar and the goods and/or services for which they are used are so related that consumers would mistakenly believe they come from the same source.”

By Bill Ferrell , Stites & Harbison


One of the most inspirational comments I noted from the pronouncements of the UK's newest intellectual property minister, Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe in an early interview was this: "I want an idea protected, but I want its light to inspire others".

By Barbara Cookson, Solo IP Blog

Representatives from the UK’s creative industries (including the British Phonographic Industry and Motion Picture Association) and ISPs in the UK have joined forces with the government to launch a two-pronged anti-online piracy initiative known as Creative Content UK

By Caroline Bass, Field Fisher Waterhouse