Intellectual Property

A look at the Research and Innovation Performance of Malaysian Universities 2013 – 2017

Clarivate Analytics and Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM), Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MOE), have jointly produced a research and innovation landscape report that describes Malaysia’s research and innovation output for the period 2013 – 2017. Powered by Clarivate Analytics Web of Science and  Derwent Innovation and supplemented by additional grant data from MyGRANTS, Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi, […]

Recognizing Malaysia’s research excellence

Clarivate Analytics and Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MOE) produced a joint report in 2018 to showcase Malaysia’s performance in research and innovation from 2013 to 2017. This report was compiled using grants and researcher information from Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi (Department of Higher Education, MOE) combined with data points from the Web of Science™, Derwent World […]

From star-gazing to space travel

This article is part of an ongoing State of Innovation series exploring global inventions and innovation trends in 12 key industries.  Download the State of Innovation report on the Aerospace industry now, or download the full 2017 report here. Who among us has not gazed upwards at the night sky in sheer wonder at the vastness and […]

GDPR and WHOIS: Adverse Impacts on Brand Protection

More than four months have passed since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective, resulting in many domain name registries and registrars moving to redact registrant information from their public WHOIS records (including information related to legal entities and persons not located in the European Economic Area; redactions that are beyond the scope of […]

Protecting your brand in a world with limited WHOIS data

GDPR has impacted all areas of business, but for brand protection professionals and those concerned with protecting intellectual property rights, the consequences have been tremendous. No longer able to view domain registrant contact information for IP enforcement efforts, law enforcement and brand protection professionals need to seek alternative methods for finding information necessary to identify […]

Watch your pics on Netflix

A photographer from Montana filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Netflix accusing the American media services provider of illegally using his photo of a supercell thunderstorm for the trailer of the hit show ‘Stranger Things’. Sean R. Heavey discovered in May of this year that part of his photo was being copied and used in […]

Life is better when someone reads all your patents for you

Keeping up to date with the latest patents is a critical necessity for any technology related business.  But scanning through the weekly alert is a major challenge. You need to filter out what is not relevant before you dive deeper into the patents of interest, but after a while the titles all look the same, […]

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day and women in STEM

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in these fields. This week, […]

Not so Black and White? The Protection of Black and White Trademarks in the EU

The scope of protection of black and white trademarks in the European Union has for many years not always been quite so “black and white”.  In fact, decisions and approaches greatly varied between different European countries and offices resulting in this issue being subject to extensive and regular discussions. Whilst some countries approached the “black […]

Darts-ip for Patent Information Specialists

Darts-ip’s Sander Vermeulen our head of Business Development in The Netherlands, Nordics and Baltic States takes a moment to examine how the Darts-ip database can help Patent Information Specialists Trying to interpret the information from patent registers? Want to get information on a patent without having to consult a local contact? For Patent Information Specialists, the […]