Copyright - Newshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2109©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Copyright - NewsWIPO study sheds light on value of "intangible capital" in manufactured goodsWIPO Director General Francis Gurry says intangible capital determines success in the marketplace. "Intellectual property, in turn, is the means by which companies secure the competitive advantage flowing from their intangible capital"http://www.managingip.com/Article/3768777/WIPO-study-sheds-light-on-value-of-intangible-capital-in-manufactured-goods.htmlWed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 GMTIP trends to watch in China’s Belt and Road InitiativeChina’s ambitious initiative will likely lead to it being a hub for securing IP protection for businesses investing in Belt and Road Initiative projects. It will also affect enforcement strategies, with IP disputes expected to increase along the BRI routehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3766976/IP-trends-to-watch-in-Chinas-Belt-and-Road-Initiative.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 21:45:00 GMTHow “strikingly similar” works can Lose Yourself a copyright case in New ZealandA recent copyright win in New Zealand for rapper Eminem highlights the risks involved in creating a work with another work in mind, and may be influential in other Commonwealth jurisdictions like Australia and the United Kingdomhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3765578/How-strikingly-similar-works-can-Lose-Yourself-a-copyright-case-in-New-Zealand.htmlThu, 09 Nov 2017 12:45:00 GMTHangzhou internet court off to a busy startThe Hangzhou Internet Court has been operational for two months. As e-commerce popularity explodes in China, jurisdictional cyber courts could help to take load off local courtshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3763490/Hangzhou-internet-court-off-to-a-busy-start.htmlTue, 31 Oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTInterview: Myra McCormack’s plans as AIPLA presidentMyra McCormack recently took over as president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Michael Loney interviews McCormack and executive director Lisa Jorgenson to hear the association’s plans for the next yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3761750/Interview-Myra-McCormacks-plans-as-AIPLA-president.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 05:00:00 GMTLeahy and Hatch urge intellectual property legislative actionIn speeches at the AIPLA annual meeting, Senators Patrick Leahy and Orrin Hatch listed a number of areas they are targeting in Congress, while Hatch said he was concerned about the effects of IPR proceedings on Hatch-Waxman caseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3761320/Leahy-and-Hatch-urge-intellectual-property-legislative-action.htmlTue, 24 Oct 2017 05:30:00 GMTThe long road to modernizing copyright in the USIn a presentation, acting register of copyrights Karyn Temple Claggett said the US Copyright Office is on a “rulemaking roll”, and discussed the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act and other potential legislationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3761317/The-long-road-to-modernizing-copyright-in-the-US.htmlTue, 24 Oct 2017 05:30:00 GMTIP firm Redd to join WigginLondon-based Redd, which has four partners, is to join media, technology and brands firm Wiggin on November 6http://www.managingip.com/Article/3761068/IP-firm-Redd-to-join-Wiggin.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 09:45:00 GMTMyanmar prepares for new IP lawsThe creation of a comprehensive IP regime is finally on the horizon in Myanmar. In July, draft bills on trade mark, copyright, patent and industrial design were sent to the legislative committee for deliberation. Implementing regulations are expected to come in later this year. Local lawyers believe that the trade mark law will have the most take up for brand owners. However, they share concerns of the judiciary’s lack of specialised IP experiencehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3756278/Myanmar-prepares-for-new-IP-laws.htmlTue, 03 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMTInterview: Julie DesrosiersFasken Martineau's global IP and technology leader Julie Desrosiers speaks to Women in IP about patent litigation in Canada, the utility test and the benefits of team workhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751764/Interview-Julie-Desrosiers.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 10:45:00 GMTWe Shall Overcome not covered by copyrightCivil rights movement anthem “We Shall Overcome” has been ruled to be in the public domain, with the Southern District of New York deciding that 1960 and 1963 applications for a copyright in the song were significantly flawedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751259/We-Shall-Overcome-not-covered-by-copyright.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 20:45:00 GMTRopes & Gray hires PTAB chair from Oblon, and other US people movesManaging IP’s regular update of people moves includes hires by Ropes & Gray, Norton Rose Fulbright, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, Hogan Lovells, Wolf Greenfield, Shook Hardy & Bacon and BakerHostetler. These include new roles for two former AIPLA presidentshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3750643/Ropes-and-Gray-hires-PTAB-chair-from-Oblon-and-other-US-people-moves.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 21:45:00 GMTEuropean Commission makes Brexit IP proposalPatent and trade mark attorneys have welcomed the European Commission's plans for unitary IP rights after Brexithttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3750384/European-Commission-makes-Brexit-IP-proposal.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 13:15:00 GMTKey points of Australia's proposed IP reformsReforms are coming in Australia as the government responds to the Productivity Commission inquiry into IP arrangementshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3750368/Key-points-of-Australias-proposed-IP-reforms.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 13:00:00 GMTReport on social media and counterfeits publishedThe report on counterfeiting, how it is moving online and the impact of social media was commissioned by the UK IP Office. It draws five conclusions and makes two recommendationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3748220/Report-on-social-media-and-counterfeits-published.htmlTue, 05 Sep 2017 14:45:00 GMTWomen in IP interview: Gabriela KennedyFor the Women in IP network, Mayer Brown JSM’s Gabriela Kennedy speaks to Alice O’Donkor about the growth of e-commerce, IP litigation and enforcement in Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3748191/Women-in-IP-interview-Gabriela-Kennedy.htmlTue, 05 Sep 2017 14:15:00 GMTGraham v Prince set to test the limits of fair useA case that is heating up in a New York district court could have broad implications for copyright in the context of social media and the internet, and could ultimately end up at the Supreme Courthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744858/Graham-v-Prince-set-to-test-the-limits-of-fair-use.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 15:15:00 GMTBrexit: the top five legislative challengesBrexit affects IP in many ways. James Nurton and Kingsley Egbuonu identify five areas where urgent action is needed to provide clarity and ensure a smooth transitionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744761/Brexit-the-top-five-legislative-challenges.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTUtynam’s HeirsEvery week our Americas editor Michael Loney rounds up some of the interesting, amusing and simply weird IP stories from news reports and blogs. Utynam picks out a few recent highlightshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744883/Utynams-Heirs.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTTrump pushes investigation into China IP: what’s next?President Trump has authorised an inquiry into China’s alleged theft of the intellectual property of US companies. While some believe this to be Trump’s way of forcing China to increase pressure against North Korea to stop developing nuclear weapons, others think Trump’s concern about how "IP theft" is affecting US businesses is genuinehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3743267/Trump-pushes-investigation-into-China-IP-whats-next.htmlMon, 21 Aug 2017 17:45:00 GMTNew conditions for IP-related crimes in VietnamVietnam's new Penal Code introduces monetary thresholds in addition to "commercial scale" standard for IP enforcement and narrows the scope of trade mark-related crime. Tran Manh Hung, Do Tran Thanh and Any Duc Nguyen explain the implicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3741870/New-conditions-for-IP-related-crimes-in-Vietnam.htmlWed, 16 Aug 2017 13:45:00 GMTThe latest Americas IP people movesManaging IP’s regular update of people moves includes hires by Orrick, Mintz Levin, Merchant & Gould, Foley & Lardner, BakerHostetler and King & Spalding, as well as Erich Spangenberg leaving Marathon and a new INTA chief representative officer for Latin America and the Caribbeanhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3741026/The-latest-Americas-IP-people-moves.htmlMon, 14 Aug 2017 05:15:00 GMTCollective rights management review publishedThe UK IPO has published its first annual report as part of its responsibility for monitoring compliance with the Collective Rights Management Directivehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3739067/Collective-rights-management-review-published.htmlFri, 04 Aug 2017 14:30:00 GMTQatar files WTO complaints against fellow GCC statesQatar's request for dispute consultations with Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates alleges that their actions restrict trade-related IP rightshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3739043/Qatar-files-WTO-complaints-against-fellow-GCC-states.htmlFri, 04 Aug 2017 14:15:00 GMTCITMA publishes position paper on BrexitThe association representing chartered UK trade mark attorneys has set out its wish list for registered trade marks and designs post-Brexit. It is also campaigning for representation rights after the UK leaves the EUhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3735681/CITMA-publishes-position-paper-on-Brexit.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 11:45:00 GMTReaction to the Access Copyright ruling in CanadaOne observer calls Access Copyright v York University “potentially the most disruptive copyright decision we have ever seen in Canadian jurisprudence”. Issues to be resolved include what happens around a new tariff, how other universities will react and whether York will appealhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3734417/Reaction-to-the-Access-Copyright-ruling-in-Canada.htmlTue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMTThe latest people moves in the USManaging IP’s regular update of people moves includes the latest on the new firm being established by Ropes & Gray partners, and hires by Morrison & Foerster, Crowell & Moring, BakerHostetler, Dorsey & Whitney, Steptoe & Johnson, Wolf Greenfield, McAndrews Held & Malloy and Foley & Lardnerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3733061/The-latest-people-moves-in-the-US.htmlThu, 13 Jul 2017 18:15:00 GMTCanada’s Federal Court upholds interim tariff in Access Copyright rulingYork University is required to pay the interim tariff established by the Copyright Board of Canada in 2010, Canada’s Federal Court rules in Access Copyright v York University. The court said the tariff is “mandatory, not voluntary”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3732792/Canadas-Federal-Court-upholds-interim-tariff-in-Access-Copyright-ruling.htmlWed, 12 Jul 2017 21:45:00 GMTCaptain Morgan trade mark win, Teva section 8 damages, Health Canada misfeasance – some Canadian IP cases you may have missedCanada has had two blockbuster Supreme Court decisions and a record patent damages award in the past month. But there have been other recent IP cases of interest, including a rum trade mark dispute, the reinstatement of Teva's C$125m section 8 damages and a finding of misfeasance in processing Apotex’s Apo-Trazodone drug submissionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3731764/Captain-Morgan-trade-mark-win-Teva-section-8-damages-Health-Canada-misfeasancesome-Canadian-IP-cases.htmlMon, 10 Jul 2017 08:30:00 GMTGoogle’s Supreme Court of Canada loss raises censorship concernsIn Google v Equustek, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google forcing the search engine to globally de-index Datalink’s websites being used to unlawfully sell the intellectual property of Equustek. The decision was welcomed by the music industry but disappointed free expression advocateshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3728874/Googles-Supreme-Court-of-Canada-loss-raises-censorship-concerns.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 23:45:00 GMT