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Brexit impacts to your trademark Searches and Watches

On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom withdrew from the European Union, an action commonly referred to as “Brexit.” From January 31 to December 31, 2020, a transition period was in place.   Understanding Brexit impacts to trademarks within the EUIPO and UKIPO Registered trademarks: Now that the transition period has expired, European Union Trade […]

McKinsey report and Clarivate data identify global innovation’s pivot to Asia

IP activity in Asia has undergone two unmistakeable shifts in recent years, both spearheaded by Mainland China. The first has progressed over the long-term and seen Asia become a global innovation hub and take the lead in global patent filings. The second shift, which has taken place much more rapidly, concerns a pivot away from […]

Shaping the future of IP intelligence

A new report examines the critical role intellectual property (IP) plays in enabling organizations to stay a step ahead of disruption—and how Clarivate is realigning its data, technology and expertise to meet the needs of a rapidly changing business landscape. Read it now.   Disruption is not just a buzzword; it’s a daily reality for […]

Analyzing imagination: cloud gaming through the lens of IP

In a new report on innovation in the cloud gaming industry, Clarivate IP analysts explore the dynamics of a developing industry, the strategies of companies behind the disruption and what may happen next. Read now.   The story of video gaming stretches back to the very beginning of the computing age. Always a test bed […]

Trademark strategy is an early focus of the world’s top disruptors

This article was first published in World Trademark Review on July 3, 2020. Didi and Coupang have largest portfolios while Airbnb has the greatest geographic scope. On average it took just under two years for disruptors to file their first marks. Analysis reveals the top 50 are fast acting when it comes to IP protection.  […]

Now is the time to accelerate innovation

This increase in innovation has already been seen in China where the virus hit first. After dropping in February, patent applications at CNIPA were 9.5% higher in March 2020 than they were in the same month in 2019. Meanwhile, Huawei has announced it will increase R&D spending by 33% to $20M in 2020. There is […]

How IP fosters innovation: World IP Day 2020

World IP Day is the perfect time to reflect on the role of intellectual property not just in our professional lives, but in driving innovations that make life better for all.   No product made today can achieve sustainable success without its inventor, manufacturer or seller investing in intellectual property. IP serves as the foundation […]

COVID-19 impacts to patent and trademark offices

Updated March 31, 2021 With a year passing since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, the majority of PTO offices are no longer operating under suspensions or delays. As a result, we will cease to maintain the list of impacted IP offices and their status. If you have any questions on your […]