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How to choose the right Brand Protection solution

Posted by Jing Li on Friday, May 15, 2020

Never before have brands been under so much pressure to protect themselves. The growing demand in light of COVID-19 has increased an impressive 146% year-over-year growth in all U.S. & Canadian online retail orders. Consumers are rapidly adapting themselves to digitalisation, purchasing most things online. This rise in ecommerce demand has been coupled with the rise of cybercrime. Counterfeiters flood into all kinds of online existence as it's hard for consumers to tell whether they are buying a fake product or not. This potent combination of a rise in global demand and faster but less accountable distribution platforms has resulted in brands seeing 41% rise in cybercrime during Covid-19

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Quick Points: How much does a trademark cost?

Posted by Bruno Klumpp on Friday, Feb 28, 2020

The cost of filing a trademark will depend on the territory it’s required in. Here are a few countries and territories to consider:

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IP law after Brexit: what rights holders should know

Posted by Elise Trecul on Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020


The United Kingdom officially left the European Union on February 1st of this year. While the withdrawal agreement is sure to bring changes to how businesses operate, in terms of IP law, no major changes will be taking effect in 2020.

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Ultimate Guide to American Utility Patents

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Friday, Jan 31, 2020

Red Points’ comprehensive guide for helping brands worldwide to obtain patent protection in the United States.

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An Overview of The Madrid Protocol

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

Red Points examines The Madrid Protocol,  a cost-effective single application system for obtaining trade mark protection in up to 122 countries.

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Star Athletica vs. Varsity Brands: Cheering on fashion copyright!

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

Red Points examines Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., 137 S. Ct. 1002 (2017), where the United States Supreme Court held cheerleading uniform designs to be copyrightable under 17 U.S. C. §102, and its implications for fashion copyright.

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First-to-use versus first-to-file trademark regimes

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

Red Points examines and compares first-to-use and first-to-file trademark systems and the trademark strategies to be followed under both systems.  

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Where are the IP offices around the world?

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

The following list includes a number of intellectual property offices around the world. Each item has information on the intellectual property office address, email, and phone number. For an exhaustive list of patent and trademark offices, check out the World Intellectual Property Organization’s directory

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An Overview of Patent Infringement and Defenses Against it

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Saturday, Apr 6, 2019

Red Points examines what are the requirements of patentability, what patent holders need to show to successfully sue for patent infringement under 35 U.S. Code § 271, and defenses available to the accused in a patent infringement lawsuit.

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The Secret to Success: How to Keep Trade Secrets Safe

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

Red Points examines what qualifies as trade secrets subject matter in the United States, the elements of trade secrets theft under 18 U.S. Code § 1832 and trade secrets misappropriation claim, and affirmative defenses available against said legal actions.

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