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  • Wed, 20 August 2014

    Guest post: The lessons from Apple and Samsung's smartphone stalemate

    Earlier this month, Apple and Samsung agreed to drop their non-US patent litigation. Blogger Florian Mueller, who has followed their battles closely, explains what it means for the companies, the industry, and the patent system

  • Wed, 06 August 2014

    Guest post by Baroness Neville-Rolfe: The lure of intellectual property

    The UK's new IP minister sets out her priorities and reveals why the past fortnight has been frenetic in a special guest blog post for Managing IP

  • Mon, 28 July 2014

    Guest blog: Patents in the biopesticide industry revealed

    Who is applying for patents in the biopesticide industry? Rubal Walia of INDUS TechInnovations explains

  • Wed, 23 July 2014

    Guest blog: Brüstle debunked

    Julian Hitchcock asks whether the EU Court of Justice is competent to decide scientific cases

  • Wed, 23 July 2014

    Guest blog: Real life lessons in open innovation and IP

    Roya Ghafele compares the innovation and commercialisation strategies of two IP-rich start-ups

  • Thu, 17 July 2014

    Guest post: The Supreme Court shows unprecedented interest in IP issues

    In a guest blog post, Finnegan’s James R Barney and Jason W Melvin review the intellectual property decisions in the US Supreme Court this past term and assess the impact they will have

  • Thu, 12 June 2014

    Football World Cup quiz

    To mark the World Cup 2014, Managing IP is presenting a sport-and-IP themed quiz. We will add a new question, related to one of the 32 participating teams, each day. Check back the following day for the answer.

  • Mon, 26 May 2014

    Looking forward to the International IP Enforcement Summit, London, June 11-12

    In a guest post, Ros Lynch (pictured below), Copyright and IP Enforcement Director at the UK IPO, talks about the state of IP crime and introduces the International IP Enforcement Summit taking place next month in London

  • Fri, 25 April 2014

    Guest post: An open letter to Abraham Lincoln from David Kappos

    At the Fordham IP Conference in New York yesterday, David Kappos, partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and former director of the USPTO, read an open letter to Abraham Lincoln. Managing IP reproduces his speech from the Intellectual Property Leaders panel here

  • Wed, 09 April 2014

    Guest post: What would Scottish independence mean for patents?

    The future of IP protection in Scotland has yet to receive considerable public debate in the independence conversation. In view of the importance of this subject to Scottish business, as well as UK or foreign companies and individuals who do business and/or will do business within Scotland, Paul Chapman and Donald McNab address the issue in a non-biased manner, to offer up some topics and considerations for debate

  • Fri, 21 March 2014

    New Zealand and Australia: Bypassing the PPH

    Just as the world’s five largest IP offices launched a patent prosecution highway (PPH) pilot programme on January 6, New Zealand and Australia decide to bypass the PPH concept entirely and move to a single application and examination process for patents. However, Greg Lynch says there are reasons to consider a less aggressive change

  • Wed, 05 March 2014

    Why Europe needs more reliable IP valuations

    A report for the EU has outlined recommendations for improving the system of IP valuation in Europe. Roya Ghafele, one of the report’s authors, explains the options

  • Fri, 28 February 2014

    Revealed: university patent transaction trends 2013

    Universities develop plenty of IP, and are increasingly good at commercialising it. But which universities are most active when it comes to developing and transferring their rights? Rubal Walia of INDUS TechInnovations explains

  • Tue, 11 February 2014

    How to improve trade mark registration procedures

    In this guest post, Linda Harland asks: If I ruled the world (of trade marks at least), what would I put in place to help make procedures run more smoothly?

  • Wed, 05 February 2014

    Time for a rethink: why the pharmaceutical R&D system needs to change

    As more drugs companies pull out of research into so-called poor country diseases, Katy Athersuch of Médecins Sans Frontières argues for a new way of incentivising innovation

  • Mon, 09 December 2013

    Guest post: Is a Duck Dynasty IP shoot-out brewing?

    Behind the clowning on A&E’s latest hit show is a serious business based on patent rights. Scott Popma and Michael O’Shaughnessy look at the reality behind reality TV

  • Wed, 13 November 2013

    Guest post: Branding for development

    Arancha González, Executive Director, International Trade Centre, discusses the role branding can play in promoting trade with the world’s poorest countries

  • Wed, 09 October 2013

    Guest blog: OHIM’s chief economist on the role of IP in Europe’s economy

    Last week Managing IP raised questions about a new report by OHIM and the EPO on the contribution of IP-intensive industries to the EU economy. Now Nathan Wajsman, OHIM’s chief economist, responds

  • Wed, 18 September 2013

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  • Mon, 19 August 2013

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  • Thu, 30 May 2013

    Guest post: Is the first-inventor-to-file system constitutional?

    In a guest post to the Managing IP blog, Michele C Bosch and Anthony J Lombardi of Finnegan in Washington DC and Reston VA respectively explain why a constitutional challenge to the recently enacted America Invents Act is likely

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