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The Holiest of All Intellectual Property: The Appropriation of the Pope’s Personality Rights

And on the 7th day God created…Intellectual Property rights? Ok, well the Vatican might not be claiming that they are the holy keepers of intellectual property rights, but earlier this year, the city-state surrounded by Rome, decided to put its foot down on how and when the likeness of Pope Francis, the 266th Pope of [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:58:42+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

How Will Blockchain Technology Support the Legal Profession?

For my first post on the Andrews Robichaud blog, I wrote about the rapid growth and adoption of blockchain technology. Since then, the cost of a single Bitcoin (BTC) has risen to around $4000.00 USD and the number of cryptocurrencies in circulation has now exceeded 850. It’s hard to go an entire day without hearing [...]

By | 2017-09-20T16:53:56+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

Register Your Trade-mark, But Don’t Forget to Maintain It

Think back to all the time and energy you put into developing, designing and registering your highly distinctive trade-mark. Your hard work is paying off and your product is now known internationally. In fact, your mark is so successful that it is beginning to take on a life its own. Your mark is now a [...]

By | 2017-07-26T17:50:08+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments

Blockchain Technology and Intellectual Property: A New Way to Secure Creativity?

You’ve definitely heard of Bitcoin, and you may have heard of Ethereum, but will blockchain technology now help to better secure legal transactions, including one’s valuable intellectual property assets? Blockchain technology offers an alternative means to engage in secure transactions. For example, the execution of a contract, or the transfer of money, are both situations [...]

By | 2017-06-21T19:12:24+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Idea2Ideal|0 Comments