IP News

 Photo Credit: Seattle Times

Photo Credit: Seattle Times

  • Dating back to the early 1900's, organizations that make the holidays' signature treat "candy canes" have received patents for their unique machines that shape this candy into various shapes and figures. [Smithsonian Magazine]
  • Two Chinese firms were forced to pay a significant sum of money to a large foreign firm for registering trademarks similar to BMW.  [Business Insider]
  • The race to patent and sue others for using patented technology continues as Apple sues Nokia for incorporating various aspects of its patented technology into Nokia's phones. [Reuters]