Intellectual Property Rights for Entrepreneurs

By Stephanie Chin, Special Counsel and Darren Sommers. Principal of “You know, sometimes I don’t understand what’s wrong with us. This is just about the most creative and imaginative country on earth—and yet sometimes we just don’t seem to have the gumption to exploit our intellectual property.” ― Boris Johnson Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurs Intellectual […]

The Diamond Backed Digital Token – Fake Or Fortune?

The Diamond Backed Digital Token Large Size

By Richard Chetwode / [email protected] Many of the proposed diamond backed Cryptocurrency schemes simply risk repeating the mistakes of the past. Not many people in the diamond industry will remember the boom and bust of diamonds in the 1970’s, when diamonds ceased to be a luxury purchase, and instead became an investment vehicle, a decade […]

The Secondhand Opportunity in Hard Luxury

Second-hand Argyle Diamond Ring

By Filippo Bianchi, Inga Flicker, Felix Krueger, Guia Ricci, Matthias Schuler, Javier Seara, and Sarah Willersdorf at Boston Consulting Group The global luxury market has a fast-growing new base of consumers: secondhand buyers. In the past, some luxury brands and retailers didn’t consider the secondhand market, but as new players enter and consumer interest rises, that […]