Virtual Round Table


Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property 2016

The Intellectual Property 2016 Roundtable is our most extensive discussion to date, with 12 experts from around the world highlighting prominent trends, regulatory changes and interesting developments in their respective jurisdictions. Key topics include: the role of intellectual property in M&A transactions, how to respond to intellectual breaches committed both against and by your compan ... Read more...

Intellectual Property 2015

In our Intellectual Property Roundtable 2015 we spoke with five experts from around the world to discuss recent developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: intellectual property issues surrounding legalised marijuana in the United States, the complexities of wearable technology and 3D trade marks, and the efforts to clamp down on patent trolls.  ... Read more...

Trademarks 2015

In our Trademark Roundtable we spoke with four experts from around the world to discuss recent regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include a discussion on Taylor Swift’s move to trademark key catch phrases and slogans from hit songs and materials; the challenge of enforcing trademarks online; and the introduction of the “Ham ... Read more...

Intellectual Property 2014 - Rest Of The World

In this roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss the latest Intellectual Property changes and developments. Among the highlighted topics, our chosen experts discuss the ramifications of Cadbury’s failed attempt to copyright a shade of purple – long associated with the British chocolate manufacturer, analyse who the winners and losers of the top le ... Read more...

Intellectual Property 2014 - The Americas

In this roundtable we spoke with 9 experts from the Americas to discuss the latest Intellectual Property changes and developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include a discussion on the legal complications arising from crowdsourcing, the impact of the new America Invents Act (AIA), and important case studies such as Alice Corp v. CLS Bank and in Brazil, Samsung v Apple. ... Read more...

Intellectual Property 2013

In our Intellectual Property Roundtable 2013 we spoke to twelve experts from around the world to analyse the changes and developments we have witnessed over the past year along with what we can expect to see in the near future. Highlighted topics include the rising unbranded biotech and pharmaceutical problem, the challenging patent litigation landscape and text-free logo trademarks. ... Read more...

Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sector 2013

Biotech and Pharmaceutical is proving to be one of the most innovative and exciting industries at present. The trend toward Personalised Medicines is continuing to flourish, legislation is becoming more open towards the idea of biosimilars and longer life expectancy affords a whole host of new opportunities.  In this latest roundtable we have spoken to 12 leading experts fro ... Read more...

Intellectual Property 2012

Intellectual Property is becoming an ever-more popular method for increasing the value of a business while at the same time fighting the economically damaging effects of counterfeiting, breach of copyright and piracy.  We spoke to twelve individuals with vast experience in Intellectual Property from around the world to get their expert views on the challenges, developments and ... Read more...