Red Points examines and compares first-to-use and first-to-file trademark systems and the trademark strategies to be followed under both systems.
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.
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.
Genericide is a nightmare for brands - losing the trademark for a key product because it's become too successful. Red Points takes a look.
Red Points’ comprehensive guide for helping brands worldwide to register their trademarks in the United States.
Trademark covers not only brand names and logos, but extends even to colors. Red Points takes a look at a landmark case of color mark.
China’s appetite for consumer goods and western brands is growing. Alibaba, China’s largest online retail group, has been on a mission to entice big brands to their sites in recent years.
As counterfeiters techniques grow ever more sophisticated, so must IP policing strategies. Red Points, Whirlpool and IP Watchdog will explain why and how to protect IP online.
Street hawkers sell designer goods at a fraction of their genuine cost, but at what price? Here’s why you should avoid buying fakes on holiday this summer.
What international agreements are in place to protect Intellectual Property, and are they really effective in the digital age?