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The IPKat has been treated to all the details of how Harlequin Books filed its US patent for the "Essential Romantic Kiss", ahead of Valentine's day. The same company has also "lovingly embraced Creative Commons with their Kiss Creation tool". Here's the patent application, says the Kat, who wonders if there has been much of an advance on the very extensive prior art in this area.
Post doc in molecular genetics with 10 years of pharmaceutical experience seeks a training contract or other legal experience in London or the South East. LLB and LPC completed so could start immediately. Ultimate aim is to qualify as an IP solicitor but first needs to overcome the training contract hurdle! Has demonstrated drive and business acumen in building own business and now willing to work hard to achieve the re-qualification dream. Do you have a training contract for someone like this?
|Crack troops from the Swiss |
Federation's Nestle Squad
prepare to invade ...
|It was a great dance, though no-one|
confessed to forgetting to invite
the copyright collecting societies ...
WIPO still hasn't updated its website to take account of the fact that 26 April is scheduled to happen in 2011 as well as 2010. Come on WIPO, hang out the bunting, pop the corks and help get the plans for this year's celebrations started!
|"I was just a junior research assistant|
till I discovered Oxford Scholarship
Around the blogs. Even a weblog dedicated to the translation of Japanese legal issues into English can reveal the presence of interesting IP topics, as Legal Japanese has shown, here. Meanwhile the 1709 Blog offers an easy way into understanding the squabble over TV decoder cards in the European Union here.