Intellectual Property newsletter (Edition 2/2023)

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 of IP lawyers, business advisors and other IP experts enabling KPMG professionals to offer an international service to clients in this area.

ChatGPT is a good example for the rapid developments in the digital world. In this issue, we share some insights on the use of ChatGPT in everyday work. Furthermore, we analyse some legal aspects of protecting IP rights in the metaverse and explain what should be considered when dealing with digital twins.
Past developments have shown the importance of research and development in the pharmaceutical sector. We discuss the role of supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) in this context. 
Furthermore, we report on some national and regional developments such as possible pitfalls of the new US trade secrets law, the new draft decree on copyrights and related rights in Vietnam and new rules of Digital content providing in the Czech Republic. 
You can also find more news from the world of Intellectual Property in this issue.