Managing IP’s May
2018 issue is now online.
The issue features a three-part special report looking at
brand strategies. In
the first part, we reveal how evolving technologies are
changing the counterfeiting game on both sides, as a tool for
both prevention and evasion. In
the second part, we ask in-house counsel how their
strategies for fighting counterfeits are evolving.
Lastly, we analyse some of the biggest cease and desist
letter successes and failures in the past few years.
Also featured in the issue is:
An overview by Dr Claudia Tapia and Dr Spyros Makris of the
case law in Europe exploring the framework for licensing
negotiations regarding FRAND-accessible standard essential
patents, which was established by the decision of the CJEU in
the matter Huawei v ZTE.
A round-up of all the winners from our three Awards Dinners
in March, which took place in London, New York and Hong
analysis of India’s Intellectual Property
Appellate Board to see what progress is being made after nearly
two years at a standstill.
An assessment of the impact President Trump is having on
An update on legislation that amends Mexico’s
trade mark opposition system.
In addition, in
a sponsored article, CPA Global analyses a survey of IP law
firms and corporations, evaluating what law firms can do to
better serve their clients in the IP arena.
The issue also
features our international briefings, bringing updates from
around the globe (also listed below), as well as our
Utynam column of IP curiosities and
Subscribers can read all this online
now; non-subscribers can take a free
trial for limited access.
May’s international briefings:
Africa: Two important African IP developments
Australia: The importance of transparency in the new
Canada: Court enforces agreement to stop grey marketing
China patents: How will China’s government reform
affect IP in the country?
China trade mark: Examining non-trade mark rights protected by
Chinese trade mark law
EPO: Proving plausibility before the EPO
Europe: Assessing similarity of marks
France: The fight against biopiracy and the Nagoya
Germany: Basic patents and supplementary protection
India: Indian Patent Office rejects application under Section
3(d) of the Indian Patent Act
Japan: Patent infringement when a product changes after
Mexico: Permissible evidence before the Mexican Institute of
The Netherlands: Ascertaining inventive step in a dosage of
The Philippines: The importance of notice in patent
Russia: The Chamber of Patent Disputes considers the similarity
of two marks
Singapore: Singapore 2018 Budget presents initiatives to
South Korea: Korea’s response to fourth industrial
Taiwan: Determining the originality of a photographic
Thailand: Ascertaining Thailand’s rules on trade
marks relating to alcohol
Turkey: Istanbul IP court rejects PI demand due to pending
UK: IPEC provides a quick and simple option in
Vietnam: Addressing the conflict between trade mark and
copyright in relation to logos