The cost of patenting a good idea or registering a trademark can seem insignificant beside the expense of enforcing intellectual property rights. John Malpas reports on the dilemmas facing in-house IP lawyers
In-house intellectual property (IP) lawyers have a lot to keep them awake at night. At least that is the impression you get from the latest Martindale-Hubbell counsel-to-counsel forum, which took place in London and focused on IP. Asked at the end of the session what gave them nightmares, the panellists came up with a variety of doomsday scenarios.
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