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Nordic IPR Survey Report 2018

Nordic IPR Survey Report 2018

Intellectual property now plays an increasingly important role in the world economy and has risen up to take its place on the agenda of many senior business leaders. Understanding how best to create, employ and control these assets is key to forming strategies that capitalise and maximise the value of a companies intellectual property. With this in mind, prior to this year’s Nordic IPR event, Legal IQ surveyed a number of relevant individuals in the IP space about the key trends and challenges they are facing in their roles.

Cooperation vs Competition in IPR

Cooperation vs Competition in IPR

Ahead of the Nordic IPR 2018 event, Legal IQ spoke exclusively to Peter Ericsson Nestler, Director of IPR Defensive Strategies, Ericsson about why organisations are choosing to adopt more open development strategies, as well as the best mechanisms for cooperation around IPRs, and benefits and drawbacks of open innovation

Patenting Software-related Inventions according to the European Patent Convention

Patenting Software-related Inventions according to the European Patent Convention

This paper presents a retrospective of the different epochs in patenting software-related inventions in the European Patent Office (EPO). To put things in perspective, it also makes reference to other jurisdictions as well, in particular USA. The emphasis is however on present EPO practice. Three