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  • MIP International Women's Leadership Forum 2017 - highlights

    February 10, 2017

    Alice O'Donkor reports from our latest Women in IP event, held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, where topics including the UPC, Brexit, brand management and leadership were discussed

  • Demand grows for EUTMs and RCDs in 2016

    January 24, 2017

    There were more than 135,000 EU trade mark applications and nearly 25,000 registered Community design applications filed last year, according to statistics published by the EUIPO

  • IP diversity task force launches new network for women

    November 08, 2016

    Practitioners representing a range of IP professions gathered to celebrate the launch of IP Inclusive’s Women in IP network in London

  • CJEU clarifies copyright exhaustion in Microsoft case

    October 12, 2016

    The acquirer of a copy of a computer program may not provide their legitimate back-up copy to a new acquirer without the copyright holder's permission, the CJEU has ruled

  • Interview: former MARQUES Chair Tove Graulund

    September 28, 2016

    Tove Graulund tells Alice O’Donkor about her experience as a female, IP professional in Denmark and what she has learned along the way

  • 10 highlights from the MARQUES Annual Conference in Villaitana

    September 28, 2016

    Indigenous rights, EU trade mark reforms, geographical indications, design rights and much more were discussed at the recent MARQUES Annual Conference. Here are 10 highlights

  • Utynam’s Heirs

    September 27, 2016

    Last month, Utynam attended the 30th MARQUES Annual Conference in Villaitana, near Alicante

  • Reactions to EU copyright proposals

    September 20, 2016

    Stakeholders have reacted to the European Commission’s proposals to reform copyright rules under the EU Digital Single Market

  • GS Media decision gives ammunition to copyright owners

    September 09, 2016

    Copyright owners may be emboldened to take action against sites that provide links to infringing content following the CJEU's ruling in the GS Media case. The dispute involved hyperlinks to sites hosting photos of a Playboy model

  • IP Stars 2017 research now underway

    September 05, 2016

    Research for the 2017 edition of IP Stars, Managing IP’s legal directory, starts today. Kingsley Egbuonu and Jennifer Ruther highlight some of the things you need to know and why IP firms and practitioners worldwide should participate by making a submission

  • Interview: Europol IP crime specialist, Bérengère Dréno

    August 31, 2016

    Bérengère Dréno speaks to Managing IP about the threat of counterfeit goods and the launch of Europol’s Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (IPC3) initiative

  • Courts get tough on intermediaries in fight against counterfeits

    August 09, 2016

    In the recent Tommy Hilfiger case, the CJEU said that market operators may be forced to stop sales of counterfeits by market traders. Nick Rose and Beverley Potts consider the implications for brand owners and intermediaries

  • Physical markets can be forced to stop sales of fakes - CJEU

    July 12, 2016

    The operator of a physical market is an intermediary under the EU Enforcement Directive, and is subject to the same requirements as the operator of an online marketplace, the Court of Justice of the EU has ruled

  • When brands meet art, public policy and genericide

    July 06, 2016

    In the first in a series of articles by members of the MARQUES IP Outer Borders Team, Stella Syrianos, Laetitia Lagarde and Nikos Prentoulis discuss the tensions between trade mark rights and freedom of expression

  • EUIPO provides update on trademark reforms

    May 24, 2016

    Representatives from the EUIPO provided registrants with a guide to the substantial changes to EU trademark law and practice that came into force in March in a Users Meeting on Sunday.

  • Managing IP Global Awards 2016 - shortlists

    January 29, 2016

    Managing IP's annual Global Awards Dinner - held this year on March 10 at The Savoy in London - recognises the outstanding firms of the past year in Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Ahead of the awards announcement, we publish the shortlists for each category

  • OHIM Observatory publishes online advertising study

    January 12, 2016

    A new report by the OHIM Observatory on Infringements of IP Rights analyses digital advertising on IP-infringing websites, and the sectors supporting those ads

  • EU Commission proposes copyright overhaul

    December 09, 2015

    EU Commissioners Andrus Ansip and Günther Oettinger have a dream – a dream of a harmonised, modernised copyright system in Europe

  • The parody exception analysed

    October 29, 2015

    Parodies have long been popular in English culture, but it was only in October 2014 that a parody exception was introduced to the copyright law. A year on, Iona Silverman sets out what both rights owners and parodists should bear in mind

  • Fake clothes, shoes and accessories cost EU companies €26bn a year - report

    July 21, 2015

    A new report by the EU Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights estimates that the sale of counterfeit clothes, shoes and accessories in the EU amounts to 9.7% of the sector’s sales

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