Similar looking chalk holders found to be chalk and cheese in recent design infringement case
In the recent case of Lanard Toys Limited v Dolgencorp LLC, Ja-Ru Inc. and others, (“the Lanard-case”) the Federal Court in the USA found that two chalk holders, which both resemble a no. 2 pencil, would not cause an ordinary observer to believe that the two chalk holders were the same. ...
Kobus du Raan - 21 December 2020
The interplay of drug design and patents
The development of novel or blockbuster drug compounds invariably requires an initial search to determine whether target compounds have already been synthesized and are protected by a patent.  Several companies have developed interesting computational software suites that allow for these searc...
Bernard Dippenaar - 27 November 2020

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