Posts Tagged: "IPWatchdog Webinars"

IPW Webinar: Debunking Patent & Antitrust Myths One Bumper-Sticker at a Time

Throughout its history, the United States has led the world in protecting intellectual property (IP) rights.  On that foundation, we have also led the world in artistic, commercial, and scientific innovation, particularly with life-saving medicines and vaccines. Yet patent rights are under increasing assault, with anti-patent activists charging pharmaceutical makers with “antitrust” violations for utilizing and building upon their patents…

IPW Webinar: Using Patent Analytics to Identify Innovation Growth Areas – A deep-dive analysis of innovation in the air taxi space

Patents are forward-looking indicators of where a company is planning to, or already, focusing its innovation efforts. Not only can you see where a specific company is focusing innovation efforts, but patent analytics can identify entire industries that are growing at rapid rates. During this webinar, we will discuss key findings from a deep-dive analysis performed by Kolin Schunck at…

IPW Webinar: Brand Wars: China Steps Up to the Plate Against Trademark Squatters

For the past four decades foreign companies have been confronted with Chinese trademark squatting. Trademark squatting, in which someone else registers your trademark, suddenly prevents you from using your brand in China. Causing massive headaches every year, foreign companies are often left with little choice but to cough up huge sums to buy back the trademark, rebrand their product or…

IPW Webinar: A Conversation with the Commissioner of the USPTO: A Look Inside Patent Processes at the USPTO (Free CLE Webinar)

Join us for a free CLE webinar where we will discuss the processes and policies driving the USPTO. Topics during this casual conversation with the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners for Patents will include hot issues affecting the Office, how they ensure quality, patent examination policy, how they are using AI, and much more. We have assembled a stellar panel of…

Doing it Their Way: Leaders Share Tips for Helping Women to Make it in the IP Game

Panelists on yesterday’s IPWatchdog webinar, “We Did it Our Way: Women IP Trailblazers Share Their Incredible Journeys” explained that, while the challenges they have had to face along their paths in the intellectual property (IP) world have made them stronger, there are actions both women and men can take to help minimize those challenges so that women don’t fall too far behind. Angela Grayson of Precipice IP said that, although the challenges of rising to the top in a male-dominated industry may make you a better leader, “some of the challenges really put us so far behind other people, and that’s something I hope we as a legal community can work to address in order to provide more equity.” She added: “There are probably other ways we could become better leaders besides being cash strapped and having to overcome these challenges, so we can spend our time really contributing to our economy.”

IPW Webinar: Determining Essentiality for Standard Essential Patents: Challenges, Benefits & Solutions

One of the major challenges when licensing, transacting, or managing SEPs is that there is no public database that provides information about verified Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). Standard-setting organizations (“SSOs”) such as ETSI (4G / 5G), IEEE (Wi-Fi), or ITUT (HEVC/VVC) maintain databases of so-called self-declared patents to document the FRAND obligation. However, the SSOs do not determine whether any…

IPW Webinar: Protect Your Domains to Protect Your Brand: Identifying Trends, Highlighting Risks, and Strengthening Your Brand Online

Abuse of the domain name system (DNS) is increasing at an alarming rate. Phishing attacks, for example, doubled in volume during 2020 alone. The pharmaceutical, fashion, technology, retail, and financial services industries are among the hardest hit, with threats on the rise across the board. Trends in domain name arbitration activity provide key insights into the problem, including how brand…

IPW Webinar: Hague System Best Practices & Common Mistakes

Everything You Need to Know About International Industrial Design The Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs provides a practical business solution for registering up to 100 designs in 74 contracting parties covering 91 countries. Through the filing of a single international application protection around the world for industrial designs can be achieved. Expanding a worldwide IP footprint…

IPW Webinar: The Nexus of IP and R&D: Building Greater Collaboration to Drive Innovation

The transformation of intellectual property (IP) management within commercial companies is driving the adoption of new practices and technologies to more closely align IP objectives with growth strategies, unlock greater portfolio value, and support strategic decision-making across enterprises. Nowhere is that more critical than at the nexus of IP and Research and Development (R&D), where organizations are applying IP insights…

IPW Webinar: EU Trademarks and Trademarks in Europe: What’s the difference? Why does it matter?

Trademarks are a universal phenomenon and have existed for almost as long as trade itself. Identification symbols that worked as early trademarks have been found on the goods that were traded dating back to as early as 4000 years ago. Although found in virtually every legal system around the world, trademarks are based on national law. Having a trademark in…

IPW Webinar: Saving Money on Patent Prosecution: How Data-driven Modeling Lets You Cut With a Scalpel

Securing a patent in 2021 is a tough job. Courts continue to ask for more disclosure and better claims, and that’s when they aren’t moving the goal posts on patent practitioners. Meanwhile, clients demand flat fee billing and want to pay less every year. But what if there were a way for you to work with clients to show them…

IPW Webinar: The Digital Transformation of Legal Operations: How does your IP team stay competitive post-pandemic?

At the start of the pandemic, few could have predicted the upheaval that would be forthcoming. And while life over the past year has been very different, new opportunities have presented themselves, with many companies and employees embracing a remote workforce. While predictions are always difficult, it seems certain that the post-pandemic economy will look very different, with many employees…

IPW Webinar: Saving the World With Patents: Is the TRIPS Waiver Helping or Hurting?

Innovation is to thank for many of the medicines, treatments, and technologies that help save lives and save the world on a daily basis. From insulin to water treatment, there are innovations everywhere that help make the world a better place. This last year has certainly been one that no one could have seen coming. Intellectual property has played an…

IPW Webinar: Immunology and the Patentability and Enforcement of Immunotherapies

More than 30 years ago the National Cancer Institute began to explore what was then a heretical idea: a patient’s own immune system could be employed to fight cancer. Today, the resulting field of medicine is called immunotherapy, and common practice in hospitals around the world. It is also a fast-growing field.  Numerous companies have begun studies and filed for…

IPW Webinar: Creating a Patent Landscape Game Plan: Identifying Strategic Threats and Potential Incoming Litigation

Patent landscape monitoring is about so much more than simply identifying white space. For those who engage with strategic purpose, patent landscape monitoring is about competitive intelligence, whether that intelligence presents itself in the form of competitors encroaching upon your marketplace with new products, or copyists who are or likely will be engaging in infringement. In this webinar, the panel…