Latest blog articles with tag IPKM

  • Technology robotics legal personhood

    The timeline of e-personhood: a hasty assumption or a realistic challenge?

    25 April 2019
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    E-personhood is a term proposed in a draft report by the EU Parliament, about civil rules and laws on Robotics. This legal status aims at ensuring rights and responsibilities for the most capable AI agents. An intense debate about its usefulness is taking place in the EU.
  • Healthcare blog use of big data

    Who owns the data in healthcare? Should users be paid?

    5 April 2019
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    The advancement of big data may lead to a revolution in the health sector by enabling the personalization of medicine. However, there are still uncertainties regarding the ownership of the data available, and also whether users should be entitled to compensation for the utilisation of their data.
  • MC Donalds big mac blog trade mark

    From Big Mac to Supermac

    1 April 2019
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    The recent cancellation decision of the word mark “BigMac” by the EUIPO Cancellation Division has raised several questions: is use of a trade mark on a website sufficient to fulfil the requirement of making genuine use of the mark? Or is evidence of sales required?
  • Chile or Peru - blog Pisco ownership

    Who owns the geographical indication Pisco, Peru or Chile?

    29 March 2019
    by: 
    IGIR in Law
    With the development of international trade, local products have started to spread all around the world and become popular worldwide. Geographical indications (GIs) are meant to protect the use of the name that indicates certain characteristics and the origin of products typical for a particular region.
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