Trade Markshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2112©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksInterview: 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 GMTInterview: Say SujintayaIn the latest Women in IP interview, Alice O’Donkor speaks to Say Sujintaya, who chairs Baker McKenzie’s Asia Pacific IP group, about the TPP Agreement, Thailand joining the Madrid Protocol and leaving a legacyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751752/Interview-Say-Sujintaya.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 10:00:00 GMTPositive signs for IP enforcement in ArgentinaArgentina has a poor reputation for protecting IP rights. But, says Carlos Castrillo, new political winds are bringing changeshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751372/Positive-signs-for-IP-enforcement-in-Argentina.htmlFri, 15 Sep 2017 11:30:00 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 GMTA 12-year Battle against a Bad-faith Trademark Applicationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3749160/A-12-year-Battle-against-a-Bad-faith-Trademark-Application.htmlThu, 07 Sep 2017 10:00:00 GMTHangzhou Internet Court inaugurated last weekhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3749145/Hangzhou-Internet-Court-inaugurated-last-week.htmlThu, 07 Sep 2017 10:00:00 GMTSAIC releases rules regulating enterprise name registrationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3749152/SAIC-releases-rules-regulating-enterprise-name-registration.htmlThu, 07 Sep 2017 10:00:00 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 GMTEU and China sign geographical indications agreementA new bilateral agreement promises mutual recognition of certain geographical indications from Europe and China. Katharina König and Matthew Murphy explainhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3747651/EU-and-China-sign-geographical-indications-agreement.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 14:30:00 GMTGrey goods in the UK: The practical significance of R v CThe UK Supreme Court’s decision in R v C that there is criminal liability for dealing in grey goods which the trade mark owner has not authorised for sale has been hailed as great news for brand owners. Anna Carboni, Darren Meale and Arty Rajendra give their opinion on whether it catches parallel imports and what it means for brand owners, grey goods dealers and enforcement authoritieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3747005/Grey-goods-in-the-UK-The-practical-significance-of-R-v-C.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 16:45:00 GMTNew Balance scores win in Chinese trade mark infringement caseNew Balance has won in a trade mark infringement dispute in a first instance decision from the Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court. The court ordered the defendants to pay damages and legal costs of Rmb10 million ($1.5 million) in a case involving the use of the shoemaker’s slanting logohttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3746979/New-Balance-scores-win-in-Chinese-trade-mark-infringement-case.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 15:30:00 GMTTrump nominates Irell & Manella’s Iancu for USPTO directorAndrei Iancu will succeed Michelle Lee as USPTO director if the US Senate confirms his nomination. He is a managing partner of Irell & Manella in Los Angeleshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3745986/Trump-nominates-Irell-and-Manellas-Iancu-for-USPTO-director.htmlTue, 29 Aug 2017 05:30:00 GMTGoogle genericide saga continuesIn May, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the phrase “Google it” was not genericide - but now the plaintiffs in the case are asking the Supreme Court to take another look at the issues raised by that decisionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3745754/Google-genericide-saga-continues.htmlFri, 25 Aug 2017 17:15:00 GMTCJEU judgment reshuffles litigation costs in BelgiumThe recent CJEU judgment and subsequent national interpretation in Rovi Guides v Telenet will have a significant impact on the predictability of legal costs and should be taken into account when setting up an IP litigation strategy in Belgium, as Steven Sarlet and Ben Brigou explainhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3741371/CJEU-judgment-reshuffles-litigation-costs-in-Belgium.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTWIPO’s revised Overview 3.0 assesses evolutions in UDRP jurisprudenceSix years after its second edition of the WIPO Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected UDRP Questions, WIPO unveiled the third edition of its overview of UDRP jurisprudence. Justin Chay and Brian Beckham highlight several key updateshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744737/WIPOs-revised-Overview-30-assesses-evolutions-in-UDRP-jurisprudence.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTDistinctiveness of three-dimensional trade marksBased on a study of data in the Darts-IP case database, Donatienne Moreau and Ioanna Diakomichali review trends on distinctiveness of 3D trade marks in European cases at appeal levelhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744743/Distinctiveness-of-three-dimensional-trade-marks.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTHow UK IP firms hope to survive BrexitThe UK’s departure from the EU threatens to disrupt IP practice in the country – and patent and trade mark firms are already taking steps to mitigate the potential damage. James Nurton reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3739015/How-UK-IP-firms-hope-to-survive-Brexit.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 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 GMTA guide to trade mark forum shopping in EuropeTrade mark owners need to weigh up various factors when deciding where to bring an infringement action. Sahira Khwaja, Alastair Shaw, Leopold von Gerlach, Ewa Kacperek, Marie-Aimée de Dampierre and Alexis Valot compare procedures and practices in France, Germany, Poland and the United Kingdomhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744803/A-guide-to-trade-mark-forum-shopping-in-Europe.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTAfrica: Trade marks in Sierra Leonehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744818/Africa-Trade-marks-in-Sierra-Leone.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTAustria: Shape marks for chocolate-pieces?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3744822/Austria-Shape-marks-for-chocolate-pieces.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTChina Patents: Supreme Court frustrates forum-shopping tacticshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744848/China-Patents-Supreme-Court-frustrates-forum-shopping-tactics.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTChina trade marks: Lack of divisional application and partial assignmenthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744850/China-trade-marks-Lack-of-divisional-application-and-partial-assignment.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTEU: Memory, good to rememberhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744853/EU-Memory-good-to-remember.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTGreece: Parallel imports ruling raises questionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744857/Greece-Parallel-imports-ruling-raises-questions.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTMexico: Challenges of the new criminal systemhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744862/Mexico-Challenges-of-the-new-criminal-system.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTThe Philippines: Proof of actual use of the markhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744868/The-Philippines-Proof-of-actual-use-of-the-mark.htmlThu, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMT