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  • 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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