Trade Markshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2112©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksArgentina's rule changes for patents, trade marks and designs explainedA decree has changed the rules for intellectual property in Argentina, quite drastically in some instances. Iris V Quadrio, Martín Bensadon and Iván A Poli analyse the most important modificationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3787973/Argentinas-rule-changes-for-patents-trade-marks-and-designs-explained.htmlFri, 16 Feb 2018 10:45:00 GMTUber settles Waymo trade secrets case mid-trial for 0.34% of its equityThe high-profile trade secrets case between Waymo and Uber settled abruptly before their fifth day in front of a jury. The settlement is estimated to be worth $245 millionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3786961/Uber-settles-Waymo-trade-secrets-case-mid-trial-for-034-of-its-equity.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 22:30:00 GMTLouboutin red sole trade mark: Advocate General issues second opinionAdvocate General Szpunar in a second Louboutin v Van Haren opinion at the CJEU states he is “even less inclined to classify the mark at issue as one consisting of a colour per se”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3786024/Louboutin-red-sole-trade-mark-Advocate-General-issues-second-opinion.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 23:15:00 GMTVietnam revamps trade mark and patent examination proceduresAmendments implemented in January bring more clarity to Vietnam’s IP procedural rules law. Some areas have been made more stringent for IP owners while there is a lack of clarity on transition provisions for pending applicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3786012/Vietnam-revamps-trade-mark-and-patent-examination-procedures.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 19:15:00 GMTTrade mark territoriality in India after the Supreme Court’s Prius rulingToyota recently lost a trade mark case at India’s Supreme Court, in a surprising decision that has shaken up the principle of territoriality in trans-border reputationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3786011/Trade-mark-territoriality-in-India-after-the-Supreme-Courts-Prius-ruling.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 19:00:00 GMTUS Senate confirms Iancu as USPTO director – reactionThe confirmation of Andrei Iancu as USPTO director in a 94-0 vote has been welcomed by associationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785682/US-Senate-confirms-Iancu-as-USPTO-directorreaction.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 03:00:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announcedThe Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785644/Managing-IP-Americas-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlistshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785639/Managing-IP-EMEA-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 17:30:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s inaugural Asia-Pacific Awards dinner will be held on March 21 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. The winners will be chosen from these shortlistshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785033/Managing-IP-Asia-Pacific-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlThu, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMTTop firms for trade mark work: IP STARS rankingsManaging IP is pleased to reveal the first set of results of the research for the 2018 edition of IP STARS. Here, we present the leading firms for trade mark work in more than 80 jurisdictionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3783772/Top-firms-for-trade-mark-work-IP-STARS-rankings.htmlThu, 01 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTGlobal trade mark survey finds increase in infringement and filingCompuMark’s survey of 300 trade mark professionals reveals three-quarters experienced infringement in 2017http://www.managingip.com/Article/3784798/Global-trade-mark-survey-finds-increase-in-infringement-and-filing.htmlThu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00:00 GMTEuropean IP cases to look out for in 2018Hip hop, the Louboutin red sole shoes and copyright protection for food are among the subjects of disputes pending before the European courts. James Nurton provides a guide to some of the more significant cases coming up this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3783741/European-IP-cases-to-look-out-for-in-2018.htmlMon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTCJEU 2017 cases: A geographical origin storyIn 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued 19 decisions primarily focused on trade marks. Alice Stagg summarises the most interesting of themhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3782933/CJEU-2017-cases-A-geographical-origin-story.htmlMon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTInterview: Tish Berard’s plans as INTA presidentTish Berard, the new president of the International Trademark Association, discusses the association’s plans for 2018 in an interview with Managing IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3783732/Interview-Tish-Berards-plans-as-INTA-president.htmlMon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTSam Gyimah confirmed as UK IP ministerSam Gyimah, member of UK parliament for East Surrey, has been confirmed as the UK IP ministerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3782915/Sam-Gyimah-confirmed-as-UK-IP-minister.htmlThu, 25 Jan 2018 06:00:00 GMTINTA elects 2018 president, and other IP people movesManaging IP’s regular round-up of people moves includes the launch of Brinks Gilson & Lione’s office in Shenzhen, and hires by Polsinelli, McKool Smith, Barnes & Thornburg, Bardehle Pagenberg, JA Kemp, Awapatent, Squire Patton Boggs, Haseltine Lake and morehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3782115/INTA-elects-2018-president-and-other-IP-people-moves.htmlTue, 23 Jan 2018 04:15:00 GMTeasyGroup loses trade mark fight against EasyRoommateA property letting business called EasyRoommate does not infringe any of the easy trade marks owned by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s easyGroup, according to a judgment by Mr Justice Arnold in the England and Wales High Courthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3781442/easyGroup-loses-trade-mark-fight-against-EasyRoommate.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 23:00:00 GMTHow the changes to Chinese anti-unfair competition law workChina’s anti-unfair competition law amendments became effective January 1, and focus on penalty increases and confusion actshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3780746/How-the-changes-to-Chinese-anti-unfair-competition-law-work.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 16:45:00 GMTCases and trends to watch in Canada in 2018Among potential Canada trials and trends anticipated in 2018 are the Supreme Court’s clarification on several copyright issues, and continued amendments to IP law in compliance with several international treaties’ requirementshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3780547/Cases-and-trends-to-watch-in-Canada-in-2018.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 04:30:00 GMTCanada’s eight most important IP cases in 2017Ellie Mertens reviews Canada’s most notable cases last year, including the highly anticipated ruling on the promise doctrine, the largest award for patent infringement in Canadian history, and trade mark disputeshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3780546/Canadas-eight-most-important-IP-cases-in-2017.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 04:15:00 GMTCIPO’s IP Canada report reveals global focus among IP applicantsCIPO’s 2017 IP report statistically demonstrates trends in Canada’s IP filings for patents, trade marks and industrial designs, both domestically and abroad in 2017http://www.managingip.com/Article/3780548/CIPOs-IP-Canada-report-reveals-global-focus-among-IP-applicants.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 04:00:00 GMTArgentina unveils surprise overhaul of IP procedures, including speeding up oppositionsThe Argentine government has issued a decree that affects trade marks, patents and designs. The biggest change is oppositions will need to be settled within three monthshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3780443/Argentina-unveils-surprise-overhaul-of-IP-procedures-including-speeding-up-oppositions.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 16:45:00 GMTKorea’s catch phrase makers turn to trade marksA catch phrase on a popular TV show has been registered as the first catch phrase sound mark in Korea. How do other countries in Asia approach similar sound marks?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3779369/Koreas-catch-phrase-makers-turn-to-trade-marks.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 04:30:00 GMTIP cases to look out for in Europe in 2018Hip hop music, the Louboutin red sole shoes and copyright protection for food are among the subjects of disputes pending before the European courts. Managing IP provides a guide to some of the more significant cases coming up this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3778985/IP-cases-to-look-out-for-in-Europe-in-2018.htmlFri, 05 Jan 2018 14:30:00 GMTCJEU clarifies repair clause in EU Design RegulationThe CJEU has provided guidance on the divisive issue of design protection for car spare parts, in two cases involving Acacia. It was one of three significant IP decisions published on December 20, the Court’s last day before the Christmas breakhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3777056/CJEU-clarifies-repair-clause-in-EU-Design-Regulation.htmlThu, 21 Dec 2017 09:45:00 GMTBrexit, trade marks and designs: the position papers comparedAssociations including CITMA, ECTA, INTA and MARQUES have published position papers discussing IP rights when the UK leaves the EU in March 2019. Managing IP looks at the biggest issues, including registered EU rights, pending applications, exhaustion and representationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3776193/Brexit-trade-marks-and-designs-the-position-papers-compared.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMTFederal Circuit’s Brunetti ruling: barring immoral or scandalous marks unconstitutionalThe Federal Circuit has overturned the TTAB’s rejection of a trade mark application for “FUCT”, ruling it an unconstitutional restriction of free speechhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3776103/Federal-Circuits-Brunetti-ruling-barring-immoral-or-scandalous-marks-unconstitutional.htmlFri, 15 Dec 2017 22:00:00 GMTRare high penalty given in Babyzen counterfeit case in ChinaA recent rare heavy penalty and sentence for infringement of Babyzen’s strollers suggests a higher penalty trend in China. A new amendment to its Anti-unfair Competition Law comes into effect next month, which has increased the maximum statutory compensation availablehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3775656/Rare-high-penalty-given-in-Babyzen-counterfeit-case-in-China.htmlThu, 14 Dec 2017 16:30:00 GMTAI is coming and it will change trade mark lawThe rise of artificial intelligence may mean some of the historic concepts and principles of trade mark law will simply no longer apply or will have to be interpreted differently, write Lee Curtis and Rachel Platts of HGFhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3773922/AI-is-coming-and-it-will-change-trade-mark-law.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 15:00:00 GMTTrade dress litigation: Between patents and trade marksDarius C Gambino of DLA Piper analyses recent trends in trade dress litigation, and suggests tips for an enforcement planhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3774088/Trade-dress-litigation-Between-patents-and-trade-marks.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 15:00:00 GMT