Wheat that is resistant to mildew and maize that knows no stress: Only two recent examples of crops with improved characteristics, as they have been the focus of commercial interests since the early days of genetic engineering and have sometimes earned sad fame.
It is not enough for education to create more vacancies. These vacancies must also be filled and, at the moment, we do not have that staff. – Yvonne Gebauer, Minister of Education NRW – It was a sobering summary, the Minister of Education Yvonne Gebauer (FDP) drew on the 5th Rheydter Schlossgespräche, this time ... Read More
„Unfortunately, we were recommended to the good customs, a decent behaviour, not for their own sake but for the sake of people“ said Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in „From my life – poetry and truth“(„Aus meinem Leben – Dichtung und Wahrheit“). About 200 years later, the law and legislators continue to prove themselves to be ... Read More
Corporate events bring employees closer together and strengthen the corporation spirit. An afternoon on the farm, pitchfork throwing, tractor rally and betting sawing: no problem. But what if you call it an Olympiad? Definitely a problem, thought at least the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) who, as a licensee of the International Olympic Committee and ... Read More
In Rhineland, there is a saying: „Once is chance, twice is accident, three times is custom”. The round of talk at Schlossmühle Rheydt will now take place for the fifth time. Can we already talk about tradition? In any case: for this first little anniversary, we come up with something special and chose the red-hot ... Read More
For the second time IP2 had the opportunity supporting the annual Summermusic Festival, which took place on the Castle of Rheydt in August 2017 for the 11th time. After BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST in 2016, we were proud presenting again one of the main acts, namely the legendary TEN YEARS AFTER. For those of you who ... Read More
Another bad day for Donald J. Trump – current position: POTUS. According to portal “Bloomberg” after 6 years of pleading USPTO finally dismissed Trump’s claim for transferring ownership for US-TM “iTrump”. What happened?
Gillette, the US-blade manufacturer is not only known for its thought-out patent strategies but also for its aggressive enforcement of rights towards competitors. This is exactly what Wilkinson and its parent company Edgewell have just experienced while thinking they could stir up Gillette’s “Mach-3” market with cheap replacement blades.
The white, blue-rimmed cotton sari made famous by Saint Teresa of Kolkata has been trademarked in a case the nun’s former lawyer has claimed as a first for a religious uniform anywhere in the world. The design of the sari, which Teresa is said to have purchased from a Kolkata market the evening she was ... Read More
At this year’s License Executive Society (LES) Congress on April 15, 2016, it was all about employee invention law. “In al these years, we have never had such a big rush“ Co-Chairman Prof. Michael Trimborn said in a surprised and delighted manner as no less than 150 experts from industry and advocacy found their way ... Read More