The Intellectual Property of the Olympics

As the summer weather heats up, we are less than a month away from the 2012 Olympic Games, taking place in London from July 27th to August 12. The Games offer an astonishing display of athletic excellence, hard work, determination, …

WIPO Full PCT Yearly Review Report: 2011 Patent Filings Set New Record

  Back in March WIPO released the preliminary results from the 2011 patent filing data, and last week the full PCT yearly review was released. Chock full of interesting statistics and regional tables, it’s a good read even if it …

Happy World IP Day!

Today, Thursday April 26th is officially World Intellectual Property Day, something we’re all for celebrating! What, exactly is World IP Day you ask? Well technically April 26th, 1970 is the birthday of WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) or more …