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  • The long journey to Beijing

    It’s a Hollywood epic: the negotiation of a treaty covering actors’ rights in films has taken more than 16 years but a happy ending is expected this summer. Like all the great movies, says James Nurton, it was the work behind the scenes that ensured success. Now all areas of IP stand to benefit

  • Interview: a new era for WIPO

    WIPO Director General Francis Gurry tells Managing IP why the audiovisual performances treaty is important, and why he hopes that it will be followed by more multilateral agreements

  • The history of international copyright

    Seven treaties covering 110 years, plus the firms that coincided with their agreement

Features

  • Defending IP post-SOPA

    Lee Eulgen provides a snapshot of the mechanisms available to US IP owners for protecting their trade marks and copyrights online, despite the postponement of some key legislation

  • How to protect your directors

    Advertising restrictions around the 2012 Olympic Games put senior staff at brands at risk of criminal prosecution. Nick Johnson gives his advice on how businesses can minimise their potential exposure

  • Tips on dealing with India’s delays

    In-house counsel got advice on litigation and prosecution issues at the IP & Innovation Forum in New Delhi in March. Peter Ollier picks out the best bits

  • More copyrights, stronger patents

    The ratification of the US free-trade agreement has led to changes that will make copyright easier to enforce and patent rights more beneficial for owners, say Wonil Kim and Dong Oh Hong

  • Copyright survey 2012

    In the third part of its annual survey of IP firms, Managing IP lists the leading firms for copyright work. The rankings are the result of five months’ work by researchers based in London, Hong Kong and New York

  • Copyright survey 2012 results

Survey

  • Copyright survey 2012

    In the third part of its annual survey of IP firms, Managing IP lists the leading firms for copyright work. The rankings are the result of five months’ work by researchers based in London, Hong Kong and New York

  • Copyright survey 2012 results

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  • Utynam's Heirs

    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 diary@managingip.com

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India's trade mark office goes digital

India’s legal system, including its trade mark registry, has long been criticised for long pendency times and a morass of bureaucratic obstacles. However, a recent push toward digitisation has brought much-welcomed efficiency gains. Peter Leung reports



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