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  • Interview: Asa Kling, director of Israel Patent Office

    February 22, 2017

    Asa Kling is due to step down as director of Israel's Patent Office in May, after six years in charge. In this interview, he discusses the move to online services, the proposed new Design Law and patent oppositions

  • Latest people and firm news from Asia

    February 17, 2017

    Who is on the move in the Asia-Pacific region? Our latest update includes news from Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore

  • Latest people moves in the Americas

    February 16, 2017

    Managing IP’s regular review of the latest moves and appointments in the Americas includes Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison hiring Ropes & Gray’s PTAB chair, an IP law firm merger in Ecuador and much more

  • Rare interlocutory injunction granted in Canada trade mark case

    February 11, 2017

    After a 15-year wait, two interlocutory injunctions have been granted in trade mark cases in Canada in the past two years. The latest one came in a trade mark dispute between Sleep Country and Sears over slogans for mattresses

  • MIP International Women's Leadership Forum 2017 - highlights

    February 10, 2017

    Alice O'Donkor reports from our latest Women in IP event, held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, where topics including the UPC, Brexit, brand management and leadership were discussed

  • Managing IP North America Awards 2017 shortlists announced

    February 07, 2017

    The shortlists for this year’s Managing IP North America Awards have been announced. The outstanding intellectual property firms and individuals in the US and Canada will be chosen from these, and revealed at a dinner in Washington DC on March 23

  • Hong Kong's shadow Jenny Cookie industry - investigation

    February 02, 2017

    How popular is too popular? Visiting some of Hong Kong's favourite attractions, Shaun Tan finds out about lookalikes, trade mark rights and cookies - purely in the interests of research, of course

  • Managing IP Global Awards 2017 - shortlists announced!

    February 02, 2017

    Managing IP's annual Global Awards dinner will be held at The Savoy Hotel in London on March 9. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year in Asia, Europe and Latin America and winners will be chosen from these shortlists

  • Two tales of innovation - a profile of Caimi Brevetti

    February 01, 2017

    Italian family company Caimi Brevetti recently won the first DesignEuropa award for small and emerging companies. James Nurton spoke to company director Franco Caimi about designs, patents and protecting innovative products

  • Demand grows for EUTMs and RCDs in 2016

    January 24, 2017

    There were more than 135,000 EU trade mark applications and nearly 25,000 registered Community design applications filed last year, according to statistics published by the EUIPO

  • US Supreme Court examines many angles in Slants oral arguments

    January 23, 2017

    Supreme Court justices grappled with issues including whether trade marks are commercial speech rather than expressive speech, in oral arguments in Lee v Tam. Natalie Rahhal examines the arguments made and how the court may rule

  • US Supreme Court examines many angles in Slants oral arguments

    January 23, 2017

    Supreme Court justices grappled with issues including whether trade marks are commercial speech rather than expressive speech, in oral arguments in Lee v Tam. Natalie Rahhal examines the arguments made and how the court may rule

  • Catching up with Canada: 2016’s biggest IP cases and highlights

    January 18, 2017

    We look back on last year’s Canadian intellectual property highlights and most interesting cases, including a highly-anticipated copyright fair use ruling, clarification of the double patenting test, CETA legislation and the introduction of patent and trademark agent privilege

  • Cases to look out for in 2017 – United States

    January 18, 2017

    The Supreme Court’s impressive appetite for IP cases dominates the forthcoming intellectual property trials and judgments in the US – with decisions in seven cases to come. The Federal Circuit will also issue two en banc decisions from PTAB appeals

  • Interview: Cecilia Falconi, Partner at Falconi Puig Abogados, Ecuador

    January 16, 2017

    In our latest Women in IP interview Cecilia Falconi speaks to Alice O’Donkor about the sacrifices she has made in her career, her experience of maintaining a family-owned firm and the evolution of IP law in Ecuador

  • Cases to look out for in 2017 - Japan and China

    January 13, 2017

    2017 is the year of the rooster. Here are a few forthcoming trials and judgments to crow about in Asia

  • Lee v Tam: The amicus briefs, in brief

    January 10, 2017

    Natalie Rahhal analyses the arguments of the amicus briefs filed in Lee v Tam, ahead of oral arguments in the case involving disparaging trade marks at the US Supreme Court on January 18

  • Cases to look out for in 2017 - the UK

    January 10, 2017

    In the first of a series of articles looking at trials and judgments scheduled for this year, we profile the Brexit, Eli Lilly v Actavis and Glee cases among others

  • Peter Detkin joins Sherpa, and other North America people moves

    January 10, 2017

    Sherpa Technology Group, White & Case, Arent Fox, Conversant, Hughes Hubbard & Reed and Neal Gerber & Eisenberg are among the firms making recent intellectual property hires, as well as the USPTO announcing PPAC and TPAC members

  • Revised guidelines for EUTM and RCD examination

    January 03, 2017

    New EUIPO guidelines will enter into force on February 1, after they were approved by the Office's Management Board in November last year

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