Intellectual Property

What’s new at CompuMark for pharmaceutical companies

Developing a PTO-approved mark is a challenge for any organization. But for pharmaceutical companies, the journey doesn’t end there. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements mean a second set of considerations. At CompuMark™, we are committed to providing you with best-in-class products and services designed to navigate these challenges.  

International Women’s Day: Shifting the Balance in STEM

International Women’s Day has its origins in 1908 when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding voting rights, better pay and shorter working hours. Meanwhile, in Germany, Clara Zetkin, leader of the ‘women’s office’, suggested having an International Women’s Day and 100 women from 17 countries signed on. The first International Women’s Day was […]

Non-traditional Marks – register and protect your mark

  Non-traditional trademarks have always come under traditional debate. Nevertheless, today they are gaining in popularity given the evolution of new technologies, the increasing need for innovative brand strategies and the changes in the legal framework regarding their registration. Today the case law relating to non-traditional marks is more than ever useful to defend your […]

Ten IP department hacks: When you need to achieve more with what you have

Doing more with less is easily said but not as easily done. This is especially true in how IP professionals manage their department and workload.  Whether it’s wringing the most value out of your filing budget, eliminating time-consuming docketing backlogs or fulfilling IDS filings on time, managing an IP practice is full of challenges and […]

Wanted: Dead or alive – the importance of patent legal status information

Patents are a fundamental tool to generate return on investment for a business.  They can be used defensively to prevent others from copying, manufacturing, selling or importing your invention without your permission. Or they can be used strategically in licensing or M&A negotiations as a bargaining tool. But, however they are used, they have no […]

Brexit jitters? Act confidently with new reports.

*Updated 3/15/2019* With the clock counting down on the Brexit “divorce” between the United Kingdom and European Union, uncertainty reigns. Will an agreement for withdrawal be reached…or will it be a “hard Brexit”? Either outcome has implications for trademark owners in both the UK and Europe. On March 14th, after voting to reject the withdrawal […]

CompuMark named “Highly Recommended” trademark service provider by World Trademark Review

CompuMark is honored to be recognized as “Highly Recommended” trademark service provider for Searching and Watching in World Trademark Review’s annual WTR 1000. According to its corresponding press release, the WTR 1000 is the “definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers.” The results are based on extensive research that […]

China cybersecurity update: DNS hijacking and IoT crimes

In a welcome patch of good news for the cybersecurity community, on December 25, 2018, the Chinese Supreme People’s Court (SPC”) highlighted five cybersecurity cases in its most recent release of Guiding Cases – the 20th such iteration of case law publication from the Chinese government including a landmark case on DNS hijacking. Since November […]