The Supreme Court’s TC Heartland v Kraft decision has been hailed as the death knell for the Eastern District of Texas, with one analysis predicting a 69% drop in filing there. But, as Natalie Rahhal reports, the picture may be more nuanced than that
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The Beijing IP Court has issued a landmark judgment in a SEP dispute between IWNCOMM and Sony. Guanyang Yao analyses the key points
The future will increasingly be dominated by big data. But, asks Afzana Anwer, what role will IP rights play in enabling and limiting this?
Yuri Pylnev reviews a recent case in Russia that addressed the concepts of public interest and the single creative concept in design law
The Defend Trade Secrets Act turned one in May, with more than 300 complaints filed in that time. James Pooley looks back on how the law has performed and analyses which issues need to be clarified
Despite its membership of international agreements, the protection of well-known marks in Vietnam is uncertain. This situation needs to change, argue Tran Manh Hung, Tran Kieu Hoa and Le Mai Linh
Who really owns your intellectual property? Wherever in the world you are based, do not risk ignoring Germany’s Employee Invention Law, warn Matthias Weiden and Matthias Bornhäusser
Karolina Wiktorson and Benjamin Hoffmann of Valea review cases relating to the question of contributory infringement, and ask whether the outcome of these may change once the UPC Agreement comes into force
Jaguar Land Rover to trademark Defender design to see off rivals https://t.co/9XxH3FwZID via @FT
@patentassertion @Mathys_Squire Would you be interested in writing a follow up looking at trends in other jurisdictions, eg DE, FR, IT & NL?
RT @MarquesIP: At #marques17 Dimitris Botis of @EU_IPO & Simon Malynicz of @3NewSquare discuss the EUTM changes coming on October 1 #EUIPO0…
How UK IP firms hope to survive Brexit
The UK’s departure from the EU threatens to disrupt IP practice in the country – and patent and trade mark firms are already taking steps to mitigate the potential damage. James Nurton reports
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