Seasonal disruption and fast fashion demands
Last year saw fashion retailers hit by the reality that Spring and Autumn key season collections may become a thing of the past as an unseasonably warm Autumn/Winter caused consumers to shun the woollies and layers. Read More...
Being prepared to protect fashion and function
The presence of technology in fashion and retail is widespread and growing. It’s been discussed in theory and forecasted. But technology is disrupting fashion and retail now. Read More...
Designed to be cheaper?
Should IPEC be the default court for design cases?
The recent case of Action Storage Systems Ltd v G Force Europe.com Limited has provided clarity as to how unregistered design cases will be dealt with before IPEC. Read More...
Q&A with Mark Bearfoot of Harley-Davidson
Mark has been the Brand Protection Manager for Harley-Davidson for 4 years, see his thoughts on what makes a successful IP strategy. Click through to Read More...
Retailers and the growing middle class in China
Protecting brands moving into China
Luxury brands are making their move into the Chinese market. A robust IP strategy is required. Read More...
Tips on protecting your brand and your IP
“Snapchat”, the popular app which allows users to take and swap temporary photographs (aka ‘snaps’), offers a range of bespoke advertising options for brands. Read More...
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IP in Retail Conference
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