Intellectual Property newsletter - Edition 4/2022

Welcome to the KPMG Intellectual Property newsletter on developments in the world of copyright, patents, trademarks, designs, domains and other Intellectual Property rights (“IPRs”). KPMG firms are proud of their global network, with IP lawyers, enabling KPMG professionals to offer an international service to clients in this area.

Trade secrets are a vital component of a company's Intellectual Property. In the first part of our two-part series, we provide an overview of this often underestimated asset.

Artificial intelligence has become an indispensable part of economic and social life. It has now also found its way into the arts. We analyze how this affects copyright law.

Furthermore, we examine some effects of changes in the law, especially with regard to copyright in Hungary and Vietnam. We supplement this with an overview of various court rulings on, among other things, the Spanish compensation system for private copying systems, the distinctiveness of trademarks in Belgium and the liability of platform operators in Germany.

You can also find more news from the world of Intellectual Property in this issue.