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  • Brexit - law firm resources

    June 24, 2016

    Following the UK's June 23 vote to leave the EU, many law and IP firms have published advice for clients. We provide links to the relevant articles

  • SCOTUS clarifies attorney’s fees in Kirtsaeng case

    June 21, 2016

    In its second ruling in the Wiley v Kirtsaeng dispute, the US Supreme Court has provided guidance to lower courts on the award of attorney’s fees in copyright cases

  • Europe Women in Business Law Awards: 2016 winners

    June 17, 2016

    The best female lawyers from across the continent congregated at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London to celebrate Euromoney Legal Media Group's sixth annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards

  • Interview: Dato Shamsiah Kamaruddin, director general, MyIPO

    June 16, 2016

    The head of Malaysia’s IP office sat down with James Nurton in Kuala Lumpur in March this year to discuss ASEAN, the TPP Agreement and IP valuation. This interview is part of our year-long focus on IP in ASEAN

  • Inventor awards and latest people moves in Europe

    June 16, 2016

    In our latest people and firms round up for Europe, we report on last week’s European Inventor Awards and summarise recent people news, as firms gear up for the introduction of the UPC

  • Latest people moves in Asia - June 2016

    June 09, 2016

    Our regular round-up runs through partner and national IP office moves as well as new offices in Asia, including SIPO, Spruson & Ferguson, Vinson & Elkins, K&L Gates, White & Case and Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

  • Latest people moves in the Americas

    June 08, 2016

    Managing IP’s regular review of the latest moves and appointments in the Americas, including the appointment of a new PTAB chief judge and hires at Cozen O’Connor, Robins Kaplan, Sheppard Mullin, Perkins Coie, Honigman, DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells, Calderon & De La Sierra, and Latham & Watkins

  • What in-house practitioners really want

    June 07, 2016

    A new IP STARS report analyses the concerns and priorities of in-house IP practitioners, and is based on responses from more than 1,100 questionnaires. Peter Ollier introduces the themes of the research

  • Circuit split over Madonna copyright case tipped to go to Supreme Court

    June 07, 2016

    A Ninth Circuit ruling that a 0.23 second sample in Madonna’s Vogue did not infringe copyright creates a split with the Sixth Circuit’s Bridgeport ruling that could be sent to the Supreme Court

  • India’s first National IPR Policy maintains position on affordable drugs

    May 31, 2016

    The India government has unveiled the first National Intellectual Property Rights Policy that sets out seven objectives and relevant guidelines to promote the country’s IP regime, and has resisted pressure from the United States to amend the patent law regarding access to cheap drugs

  • Interview: Ada Leung, Director, Hong Kong IP Department

    May 31, 2016

    Hong Kong will soon implement a new original grant patent system. In an exclusive interview with Managing IP, Ada Leung explains how it will work and why the HKIPD will be turning to SIPO for support on substantive examination

  • May the enforcement be with you

    May 24, 2016

    In-house counsel for some of the biggest names in their respective businesses shared their best strategies on enforcing brands in the digital environment in a panel on Monday.

  • IP office workshop launched

    May 24, 2016

    In a new initiative at this year’s Annual Meeting, INTA is hosting a series of panels for IP offices, all of which take place today. The workshop will provide representatives of many offices—both regional and national, big and small—with an opportunity to compare best practices, share challenges and learn from each other.

  • Protecting IP in a 3D printed future

    May 24, 2016

    3D printing might just change everything. At least John Hornick, who leads Finnegan’s 3D printing working group and wrote 3D Printing Will Rock the World, certainly thinks so. Introduced by Bracewell Giuliani’s Erin Hennessy, Hornick spoke to INTA registrants yesterday morning about the dramatic consequences he believes the proliferation of 3D printing could have for intellectual property.

  • EUIPO provides update on trademark reforms

    May 24, 2016

    Representatives from the EUIPO provided registrants with a guide to the substantial changes to EU trademark law and practice that came into force in March in a Users Meeting on Sunday.

  • Copyright may come your way: beware

    May 23, 2016

    Digital technology has made it easy to infringe copyright. As a trademark practitioner, in-house or private practice, you are likely to come across a copyright matter at some point in your career

  • Be prepared for pro bono

    May 22, 2016

    Pro bono work is becoming more popular among legal practitioner communities across the globe, as practitioners look to try something different than regular chargeable work, reach outside their comfort zone and give back. But it raises many challenges in practice, such as: How can you set up a sustainable and effective pro bono program? Are there laws or issues in your or other jurisdictions that you need to know about?

  • Big data, big trademark questions

    May 22, 2016

    In an INTA Annual Meeting session yesterday, panelists demonstrated how trademark practitioners—particularly litigators—can use big data and analytics tools to grow their practices, provide fact-based predictions to clients and streamline the legal research process.

  • Getting up to speed on different cultures

    May 22, 2016

    Speakers shared their wisdom about dealing with different cultures in the “Cultural Intelligence for Trademark Lawyers Today—A Soft Skill Often Underestimated” session yesterday.

  • Interview: IMPI Director General Miguel Margáin

    May 19, 2016

    Mexico is tackling anticounterfeiting on two fronts, IMPI Director General Miguel Margáin tells Michael Loney: first, by using the laws available to conduct raids, seizures and inspection visits and secondly through awareness campaigns.

  • Interview: a designer’s view of trade marks

    May 18, 2016

    Co-owner of London-based branding agency Grain Creative Madelyn Postman started her career as a freelance graphic designer. She spoke to Managing IP about the impact of the IP legal environment on approaches to brand creation and protection

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