Posts tagged trademark
The rising IP dragon of China

Why to protect (or even invent) any kind of technology or solution if the Chinese will instantly copy them anyway – we can hear that quite often in the field of intellectual property. Is it really true, or is this just the complaint of those who do not put the slightest efforts into protecting their ideas and then are being outrageous that public knowledge is used? In today’s IPintz article we look into that matter.

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Trademark moralities: “Fucking hell” is alright but the scythe and hammer is not?

Contemplating on morale, ethics, law and their relations towards each other is as ancient as those categories themselves and the literature on them could easily fill several libraries. Which is superior, which prevails, which one must we abide when there is a conflict between them is the main topic in Antigone, and the issue was examined by philosophers such as St. Thomas, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Immanuel Kant and Hans Kelsen just to mention the most important ones.

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I knew IP was trouble when I walked in

By the age of seventeen she became the youngest person who single-handedly wrote and performed a number one country song. Three years later she was the youngest to receive Grammy for the Album of the Year. Her latest album sold more in one week than any other one in twelve years and made her the first and only one to have three albums sell more than a million copies in the week of release.

Yes she is Taylor Swift, who is remarkable in many ways.

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Valuable of Them All

Forbes has issued the list of the most valuable brands for 2015. Apple is at the top of the list for the fifth consecutive year with the estimated value 145,3 Billion dollars, followed by Microsoft, Google, Coca Cola, IBM. There was no change in the first five position compared to last year, the most significant one is that Facebook jumped from the 18th to the 10th position.

What is common in them? What can we learn from their success? How can our business’ or our client’s brand become that valuable?

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The Cold Turkey of IP

Turkey was in the news recently as a result of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan losing majority in general elections. Erdoğan and his party, the AKP (Justice and Development Party) – worshipped idol by Hungarian PM – is often accused of seeking to build a dictatorship drifting away from the path set forth by Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey. The voters had the chance to express their opinion whether to move forward on Erdogan’s way towards a presidential system, and they clearly stated no.

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