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  • Revising copyright reform expectations

    October 28, 2016

    AIPLA panelists discussed potential copyright reform and the pitfalls it faces, as well as the departure of Maria Pallante as US register of copyrights

  • 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

  • ASEAN: a trade mark owner’s view

    July 25, 2016

    The ASEAN region presents brands and their corporate counsel with challenges as diverse as the region itself, as Russ Jacobs of Starbucks tells Natalie Rahhal

  • 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

  • Dissecting the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    June 03, 2016

    Managing IP speaks to James Pooley, an advocate, and professor Eric Goldman, a critic, of the Defend Trade Secrets Act signed by President Obama last month. An increase in trade secret litigation is predicted, with at least three cases already filed under the new law

  • Deborah Cohn on a year of progress for the Trademark Caucus

    May 21, 2016

    Deborah Cohn has been busy since starting as INTA’s Senior Director of Government Relations in March last year. “We are trying and succeeding in raising the visibility of trademark issues and INTA on Capitol Hill,” the former Commissioner for Trademarks for the USPTO says of her role.

  • All-day anticounterfeiting program at INTA Annual Meeting

    May 19, 2016

    At this year’s Annual Meeting, INTA is launching its first-ever all-day anticounterfeiting program—the “Anticounterfeiting Solutions for Brand Owners Workshop.” The program is solely for in-house practitioners and was so popular that INTA increased the capacity to 150 from the original 120. It takes place today from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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

    April 13, 2016

  • Fordham IP Conference Day 2 - live

    April 01, 2016

    Reports from the second and final day of this year's Fordham IP Conference. Refresh for latest updates

  • US music publishers push for deregulation of songwriter royalties

    November 06, 2015

    According to David Israelite of National Music Publishers Association, music services such as Spotify and Pandora are taking advantage of antiquated laws and decrees that date back to the First and Second World War at the expense of songwriters

  • A new fair use analysis?

    October 27, 2015

    During a session on copyright, Brandon Butler of the American University Washington College of Law discussed the history and evolution of the fair use doctrine, including a look at the recent Google Books decision

  • Good news from AIPLA's Women in IP Law Committee

    October 27, 2015

    A packed crowd at the Women in IP Law Committee Breakfast Meeting was treated to encouraging statistics about the representation of women on AIPLA panels and an informal and entertaining panel of women judges sharing their advic

  • US Copyright Office to conduct review

    October 27, 2015

    During an AIPLA Annual Meeting luncheon keynote, US Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante said that the Copyright Office received a request from the Senate Judiciary Committee to research and provide information about copyright protection and software

  • Ninth Circuit flips in MTM v Amazon trade mark case

    October 23, 2015

    A panel of three judges has reversed its own decision in an initial interest confusion case concerning search queries for MTM watches on the Amazon website

  • Reaction: the Google Books ruling

    October 23, 2015

    Following the Second Circuit ruling that Google’s book scanning project is fair use, observers are divided on the merits of a Supreme Court appeal from The Authors Guild

  • Preview: copyright and trade marks at AIPLA Annual Meeting

    October 22, 2015

    Attendees will be a given a glimpse into the future with the trademark/copyright track titled “Welcome to a New World”

  • 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

  • .Sucks registry unconcerned with criticisms

    May 14, 2015

    Vox Populi, the company behind the .sucks gTLD, told Managing IP that they wanted to start a conversation and indeed they’ve done that, this time at the United States Congress

  • San Diego Annual Meeting breaks records

    May 06, 2015

    The number of trademark professionals registered to attend this year’s Annual Meeting in San Diego topped 9,915 at 5pm yesterday, making it the largest INTA Annual Meeting to date.

  • Meet Twitter’s first trademark counsel

    May 05, 2015

    California-based Twitter faces unique trademark challenges in its role as an online social network. Stephen Coates explains his role as the company’s first trademark counsel.

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