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  • The tasks of Tian

    China's developing IP system faces some big tests in 2009. Janice Qu and Peter Ollier spoke with SIPO commissioner Tian Lipu about patent amendments, the National IP Strategy and the Office's global role



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    Managing IP presents the first part of its annual survey, ranking the leading firms for patent work in 70 jurisdictions

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    A monthly column devoted to IP curiosities and controversies, named in honour of John of Utynam – who received the world’s first recorded patent in 1449

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New article online: Russian Supreme Court tackles trademark squatting By Olga Yashina (Gorodissky) ($/trial)

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Think Lego did this about 30 years ago (though admittedly their aircraft didn't actually fly)

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RT @terrencehart: Judge warns EFF about "lack of candor", denies amicus brief in DMCA dispute

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