Keep up with what’s been happening this week in our latest intellectual property news round-up…
Scientists in the city at the centre of China’s virus outbreak have applied to patent a drug made by US company Gilead Science Inc. to treat the disease, possibly fuelling conflict over technology policy that helped trigger Washington’s tariff war with Beijing.
Products from no-alcohol prosecco to gluten-free pizza are increasingly at the centre of trademark disputes as companies step up efforts to woo health-conscious consumers.
Huawei has filed two lawsuits against Verizon alleging the US carrier infringed patents held by the Chinese telecoms giant.
The design features an innovative hinge mechanism that would prevent creasing issues similar devices have suffered from.
The Cypriot ministry first secured trademark protection for ‘halloumi’ at the UK Intellectual Property Office in 1990. However, the trademark was revoked in 2018 following a legal challenge brought by UK-based cheese producers. Now, they’ve won it back again.