Trade Markshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2112©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksStrategies for trade secret litigation in ChinaEvidence collection remains the primary challenge when it comes to trade secret litigation. Managing IP asks law firm practitioners and in-house counsel how this area of IP is evolving in Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3821151/Strategies-for-trade-secret-litigation-in-China.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 02:15:00 GMTAssessing the SCOTUS term and predicting Kavanaugh’s IP impactManaging IP analyses the three IP decisions out of the US Supreme Court in the term just ended, and previews next term and the impact of Justice Kennedy’s retirementhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3820841/Assessing-the-SCOTUS-term-and-predicting-Kavanaughs-IP-impact.htmlFri, 13 Jul 2018 22:30:00 GMTUK to set up GI scheme and seek UPC membership after BrexitThe UK government’s new white paper outlines what it wants from intellectual property after it leaves the EU – but some IP professionals feel it doesn’t say enoughhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3820360/UK-to-set-up-GI-scheme-and-seek-UPC-membership-after-Brexit.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Gender inequality in GermanyLucy Songi speaks to Astrid Gérard (Preu Bohlig & Partners), Sandra Pohlman (df-mp), Christine Kanz (Hoyng Rokh Monegier) and Cordula Schumacher (Arnold Ruess) about gender inequality in the German workplace and whether new laws addressing this issue are effectivehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3819985/Women-in-IP-Global-Network-Interview-Gender-inequality-in-Germany.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTResponding adeptly to Brazil’s trade mark systemIsabella Cardozo, Hannah Fernandes and Rafael Rocha of Daniel Legal and IP Strategy evaluate the benefits of judicial appeals and stress the importance of agreements which are effective in Brazilhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3819551/Responding-adeptly-to-Brazils-trade-mark-system.htmlTue, 10 Jul 2018 05:30:00 GMTThe latest IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual property people moves include the launch of new firm Peroff Saunders and hires by King & Spalding, Fenwick & West, Holland & Hart, Goodwin, Maier & Maier, FisherBroyles, Barnes & Thornburg and Wynne-Jones IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3819494/The-latest-IP-moves-in-the-US-Europe-and-Asia.htmlMon, 09 Jul 2018 17:45:00 GMTProfile: Louis Vuitton’s Peter Chong on anti-counterfeiting strategy in ChinaKarry Lai speaks to the luxury brand’s civil enforcement head in China about tackling imitation counterfeits and strategies for trade mark protectionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3819338/Profile-Louis-Vuittons-Peter-Chong-on-anti-counterfeiting-strategy-in-China.htmlMon, 09 Jul 2018 14:15:00 GMTWhat Cartier v BT means for rights holdersThe UK Supreme Court has ruled that brand owners must pay the costs of ISPs blocking sites that sell counterfeit goods. Patrick Wingrove assesses how big these costs could be and whether the ruling will apply to copyright injunctionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816018/What-Cartier-v-BT-means-for-rights-holders.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTInterviews: In-house counsel on China challengesFive leading Asia in-house counsel tell Karry Lai how they deal with issues in China including trade mark enforcement, blockchain, AI, software patents and trade secret litigationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816070/Interviews-In-house-counsel-on-China-challenges.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTUtynam’s Heirs: INTA annual meeting specialUtynam attended the INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle in May. Here are some highlightshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816209/Utynams-Heirs-INTA-annual-meeting-special.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTWTO ruling likely to encourage more countries to pass plain packaging lawsINTA is "extremely disappointed" with WTO ruling that plain packaging measures in Australia promote the improvement of public health and do not infringe companies’ intellectual property rightshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3817789/WTO-ruling-likely-to-encourage-more-countries-to-pass-plain-packaging-laws.htmlMon, 02 Jul 2018 18:15:00 GMTUK government responds to Trade Mark Directive consultationThe response document noted that there was disagreement on how to interpret some terms and over licensing provisionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3817490/UK-government-responds-to-Trade-Mark-Directive-consultation.htmlFri, 29 Jun 2018 17:45:00 GMTCan a court decision have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceeding?After the Supreme Court decision in B&B Hardware, Julia Anne Matheson and Cathy Liu of Hogan Lovells examine a case considering whether a court decision can have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceedinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816026/Can-a-court-decision-have-preclusive-effect-on-a-TTAB-proceeding.htmlFri, 29 Jun 2018 14:00:00 GMTCJEU’s Puma v EUIPO ruling makes life easier for brand ownersA ruling that the EUIPO should have taken its past decisions into account and told Puma why it chose to discount those decisions will help practitioners and brand owners, but it also raises the stakes in EUIPO proceedingshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3817064/CJEUs-Puma-v-EUIPO-ruling-makes-life-easier-for-brand-owners.htmlThu, 28 Jun 2018 21:45:00 GMTFormer France.com domain owner loses sign battle at General CourtA man who claimed his domain name was “illegally seized” by the French government has also had his France.com sign rejected by the EUIPO after the French government opposed it. Can he defend his other EUIPO-registered marks?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3816513/Former-Francecom-domain-owner-loses-sign-battle-at-General-Court.htmlTue, 26 Jun 2018 23:15:00 GMTIP Clinic: Social media dos and don’ts for brandsSocial media is an integral part of any modern marketing campaign. Managing IP identifies some success stories and some blunders that brands have madehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816145/IP-Clinic-Social-media-dos-and-donts-for-brands.htmlTue, 26 Jun 2018 03:15:00 GMTNew ICANN access model could make online enforcement more onerousThe proposed system to stop a GDPR-caused block on access to website holders’ data could introduce fees and tip off online infringers. It’s also uncertain whether rights holders would get accesshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816139/New-ICANN-access-model-could-make-online-enforcement-more-onerous.htmlTue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00:00 GMTThe US push to protect its IP from China: three things to knowThe US government’s proposed policy on trade with China will affect high-tech transfers and associated IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3815396/The-US-push-to-protect-its-IP-from-China-three-things-to-know.htmlThu, 21 Jun 2018 17:00:00 GMTMastering the Hague Agreement in the UKMARQUES shared tips at a seminar to ensure UK IP professionals avoid common pitfalls in the system that came into force for the UK this monthhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3814784/Mastering-the-Hague-Agreement-in-the-UK.htmlTue, 19 Jun 2018 17:00:00 GMTAlibaba’s IPR report shows anti-counterfeiting gains but more can be doneKarry Lai speaks with observers to get their views on how Alibaba and the Chinese government can improve anti-counterfeitinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3814777/Alibabas-IPR-report-shows-anti-counterfeiting-gains-but-more-can-be-done.htmlTue, 19 Jun 2018 16:45:00 GMTWhat Cartier v BT means for rights holdersThe UK Supreme Court has ruled that brand owners must pay the costs of ISPs blocking sites that sell counterfeit goods. But how big are these costs and will the ruling apply to copyright injunctions?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3814207/What-Cartier-v-BT-means-for-rights-holders.htmlFri, 15 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMTCan a court decision have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceeding?After the Supreme Court decision in B&B Hardware, Julia Anne Matheson and Cathy Liu of Hogan Lovells examine a case considering whether a court decision can have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceedinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813861/Can-a-court-decision-have-preclusive-effect-on-a-TTAB-proceeding.htmlThu, 14 Jun 2018 16:45:00 GMTUK Supreme Court rules ISPs shouldn’t pay blocking order costsIn Cartier v BT, the court rules internet service providers are “innocent intermediaries” that do not have to bear the costs of blocking access to websites making infringing goods available for salehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813588/UK-Supreme-Court-rules-ISPs-shouldnt-pay-blocking-order-costs.htmlWed, 13 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTCase Law Update: The Federal Court of Malaysia is not competent to hear appeals with respect to opposition under Section 28 of the Trade Marks Act 1976http://www.managingip.com/Article/3813517/Case-Law-Update-The-Federal-Court-of-Malaysia-is-not-competent-to-hear-appeals-with-respect-to.htmlWed, 13 Jun 2018 11:00:00 GMTLouboutin red sole does not fall within absolute grounds for refusal, says CJEUThe case now heads back to the court in The Hague, after the CJEU holds Louboutin's mark does not relate to a specific shapehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813455/Louboutin-red-sole-does-not-fall-within-absolute-grounds-for-refusal-says-CJEU.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 18:00:00 GMTInterview: Yihong Ying, IP counsel at Starbucks, on trade mark enforcement in ChinaKarry Lai talks to Ying about the challenges of managing consumer-generated IP in the digital age and strategies to fight trade mark squattershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813130/Interview-Yihong-Ying-IP-counsel-at-Starbucks-on-trade-mark-enforcement-in-China.htmlMon, 11 Jun 2018 21:15:00 GMTCase Law Update: Role of trade mark disclaimers in determining likelihood of deception / confusionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3812857/Case-Law-Update-Role-of-trade-mark-disclaimers-in-determining-likelihood-of-deceptionconfusion.htmlMon, 11 Jun 2018 10:00:00 GMTEuromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018: winners announcedThe best women lawyers in the Americas gathered at the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in New York to celebrate the achievements of women across firms, practice areas and jurisdictionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3812593/Euromoney-LMG-Americas-Women-in-Business-Law-Awards-2018-winners-announced.htmlFri, 08 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTDoes “Glen” makes consumers think of GI-protected Scotch whisky?The CJEU tells a Hamburg regional court which factors to consider when deciding if the German whisky Glen Buchenbach can keep its namehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3812384/Does-Glen-makes-consumers-think-of-GI-protected-Scotch-whisky.htmlThu, 07 Jun 2018 20:30:00 GMTHow the new ITC rules change litigation strategySome of the 11 International Trade Commission rule changes simply formalise existing practices. Others may cause complainants to rethink their approachhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3812332/How-the-new-ITC-rules-change-litigation-strategy.htmlThu, 07 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMT