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  • Building an authentic brand

    September 17, 2014

    Min-Liang Tan, co-founder and CEO of computer gaming device maker Razer, speaks to Managing IP about how his company takes an organic approach to brand building, his company’s IP strategy and what he looks for in lawyers. Hint: no pushovers

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  • EPO’s Battistelli emphasises quality

    September 17, 2014

    The European Patent Office will not raise official fees above inflation for the next four years, President Benoît Battistelli said yesterday. Interviewed after addressing yesterday’s AIPPI IP Panel Lunch, he also promised “we will find a solution” to the controversial question of the level of renewal fees for the proposed Unitary Patent

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  • How valuable are trade mark surveys?

    September 17, 2014

    A lively discussion about the use of survey evidence in trade mark cases took place yesterday, with a judge, a survey expert and a litigator sharing their perspectives

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  • The rules of the pharma game

    September 17, 2014

    It is fast-paced, frantic and the stakes are high. The rules are complicated, and sometimes unseemly fights break out between the participants. It’s also become a national sport in Canada

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  • AIPPI files intervention in Supreme Court of Canada case

    September 17, 2014

    AIPPI yesterday filed an intervention before the Supreme Court of Canada in the dispute between Apotex and Sanofi-Aventis concerning the drug Plavix. The case concerns the utility requirement in Canadian patent law

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  • Judge Gilmore interview: perspectives of a judicial diva

    September 17, 2014

    Judge Vanessa Gilmore of the Southern District of Texas has been enjoying the chance to gain an international view during her time at the AIPPI Congress. She notes that IP cases require a particular knowledge compared with other cases

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  • Leading AIPPI through a time of change

    September 17, 2014

    Felipe Claro, partner at Chile law firm Claro & Cia, will be taking over as AIPPI president for the next two years. He has ambitious goals for his tenure, including streamlining the association to be more responsive to members, as he tells Michael Loney

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  • Defining "the public" in copyright disputes

    September 17, 2014

    A panellist called for clarification about what defines “the public” in copyright disputes in Asia in yesterday’s “Copyright aspects of embedding, framing and hyperlinking” workshop at the AIPPI Congress

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  • Three AIPPI draft resolutions agreed

    September 17, 2014

    AIPPI Congress delegates have agreed three draft resolutions, with a fourth due be to be debated this morning. All will be voted on at the General Assembly taking place today

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  • Looking back … and forward at AIPPI

    September 17, 2014

    The Toronto Congress marks the end of an era for two of AIPPI’s long-serving volunteers. Secretary General Stephan Freischem of Germany will be standing down after eight years on the Bureau, while Reporter General Thierry Calame has served 13 years

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  • Expansion of privilege in India called for

    September 17, 2014

    The issue of protecting confidential client-IP advisor communications from forced disclosure on a global scale is complicated

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  • The messy problem of IP licensing during insolvency

    September 17, 2014

    The treatment of IP licence agreements during bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings throws up many complicated questions

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  • New Zealand’s new patent law comes into effect

    September 16, 2014

    New Zealand’s new patent law gets rid of some outdated provisions, expand third party actions and addresses software patent issues

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  • Interview: AIPPI President John Bochnovic

    September 16, 2014

    The 2014 Congress marks the end of John Bochnovic’s two-year term as AIPPI President. He tells James Nurton how the organization has developed in that time, and where it needs to go next

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  • How to promote green technologies

    September 16, 2014

    Industrialised countries should consider providing incentives to promote technology transfer with developing countries, according to a report published by AIPPI’s Standing Committee on “Intellectual Property and Green Technology”

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  • Changes afoot for Hague System

    September 16, 2014

    AIPPI Congress attendees were updated on the changes underway for designs and the Hague System during an IP Lunch Panel yesterday

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  • The surprising rise of the PTAB

    Patent owners have been shocked at how popular IPR proceedings at the PTAB have proven. As the USPTO mulls over changes and the Federal Circuit braces itself for a deluge of appeals, Michael Loney reports on how the PTAB is likely to evolve


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The surprising rise of the PTAB

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