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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

  • Anti-piracy body FACT expands remit

    November 10, 2016

    UK association FACT is expanding its IP protection services to organisations outside the audio-visual industry

  • 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

  • Revealed: Filing trends at the UK IPO post-Brexit

    September 09, 2016

    UK trade mark and design filings jumped by 33% and 95% respectively in August 2016 compared to the same month last year, according to figures compiled by the UK IPO at the request of Managing IP

  • 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

  • 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

  • Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2016 – shortlist announced

    April 27, 2016

  • 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

  • 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

  • Court quashes UK private copying exception

    July 21, 2015

    The UK government will have to review its decision to permit private copying for personal use after the High Court in London quashed the 2014 Copyright Regulations

  • Online copyright pirates face 10 years in prison under UK plans

    July 20, 2015

    The UK government has launched a consultation on increasing the maximum prison sentence for commercial-scale online copyright infringement from two to 10 years

  • Lessons in advocacy from Judge Alex Kozinski

    June 26, 2015

    “Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.” That was the advice given to advocates by Judge Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at the annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture at University College London this week, in a lively talk that also featured Barbie, Eliza Doolittle and the Garcia v Google case

  • 2,000 websites suspended by UK police

    February 17, 2015

    The UK’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has suspended more than 2,000 websites selling fake luxury goods so far this year, as part of its Operation Ashiko

  • Valideus launches in US with Neuman hire

    January 26, 2015

    New gTLD specialist Valideus, based in London, is launching a sister company, Valideus USA, based in Virginia, USA

  • Holah joins Bird & Bird

    January 06, 2015

    Mark Holah has become a partner in Bird & Bird's London office

  • Tech litigator joins RPC

    November 27, 2014

    Technology litigator Anna Cook joined RPC from Radiant Law in London on November 27

  • Music industry challenges UK private copying exception

    November 27, 2014

    The Musicians Union, British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and UK Music are seeking a judicial review of legislation providing a private copying exception, saying it will damage songwriters, musicians and rights owners

  • adidas lawyer moves to private practice

    November 26, 2014

    Tim Behean, group IP general counsel at adidas, has joined UK boutique law firm Sipara, which has offices in London and Oxford

  • Interflora v M&S – reaction from around the web

    November 06, 2014

    Disappointing; incredible; another twist; is it personal?; and maybe the first ever trade mark infringement case sent for retrial in the UK – a few of the comments made by lawyers on this week’s Interflora v Marks & Spencer Court of Appeal ruling

  • Interflora Adwords case set for retrial

    November 06, 2014

    In the latest twist in litigation that has seen more false peaks than an ascent of Mount Everest, a panel of Court of Appeal judges has ordered a retrial in the trade mark dispute between Interflora and Marks & Spencer

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