Trademark-related quotes, opinions and
observations from around the globe
World Trademark Review highlights the practical
takeaways from the 2014 International Trademark
Association annual meeting
International - New research from Verisign has revealed that only 3% of the second-level domains registered in new gTLDs contain business websites, with pay-per-click usage dwarfing that level. However, there are some caveats to consider.
Trevor Little | August 14 2014
United States - New research has laid into the assumptions used in recent studies evidencing the positive economic impact of intellectual property. The paper, carried out by Eli Dourado and Ian Robinson of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, is specifically critical of US research projects that it feels make a “substantial leap from the fact that IP exists within a particular industry to the conclusion that job creation and employment in that industry hinge on strong IP protections”.
Trevor Little | August 11 2014
International - With new innovations emerging in anti-counterfeiting and authentication, especially surrounding security methods being developed to combat the counterfeit threat of 3D printing, a natural question to ask is where this leaves the humble hologram. We talk to commentators about the future of holography.
Tim Lince | August 11 2014