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Was there a more memorable departure in 2014 than that of CJ Rader from the #FedCir? http://t.co/8wqzMlig1b #IP2014 http://t.co/gOh0fRdtid

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Another highlight this year was our first live Twitter Q&A - with @RMW136 http://t.co/Dwjna9u7n9 #ip2014 @The_IPO http://t.co/fOHtYcn99y

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#ip2014 This year also saw the launch of Managing IP TV @YouTube w/ interviews on the #UPC https://t.co/ZzI1IhNqp1 http://t.co/0dtR7W0QkC

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Five cases that shaped IP protection in 2014

Our five cases of the year come from Australia, Germany, India, South Africa and the United States and span patent, trade mark, copyright and design law. In the following pages, we speak to those close to the action of each case and assess their impact so far



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