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McDonald’s and McDonagh: What the Mac?

Supermac’s is Ireland’s largest fast-food restaurant group, serving an average of 320,000 customers per week. Pat McDonagh, the founder and CEO of Supermac’s, has been trying to expand his company into the rest of Europe since 2014. However, McDonald’s, the ubiquitous fast-food chain, has been in conflict with Supermac’s over trademark and branding issues for

University Patent Trends Around the World

By the start of the twenty-first century, 50% of all basic research was credited to universities, some major examples being antibiotics, plastic, and even Google. Patent activity can offer insight into where the top universities (including colleges) across the world have recently been focusing their efforts, both geographically and industrially. The top Cooperative Patent Classification

IPBC 2019: IP in the 5G Era

IPBC Global was held on June 16 to the 18th in Boston, Massachusetts, hosting senior IP business leaders from around the world. Eric Podlogar, IP Strategy and Valuation Market Lead and Kim Swanson, Director of Sales, attended the event.   Keynote Highlights IPBC was formally kicked off with a keynote from Maria Varsellona, the soon