IP Clinichttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2118©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60IP ClinicIP Clinic: My company is interested in open innovation, but how can we protect our rights?More and more companies are considering using open innovation models to develop new and innovative products. But how should we structure agreements with third parties that protect our rights?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3471344/IP-Clinic-My-company-is-interested-in-open-innovation-but-how-can-we-protect-our-rights.htmlWed, 15 Jul 2015 12:30:00 GMTIP Clinic: How can we encourage our employees to patent more?How can our IP department work more effectively with engineers in the company to encourage them to submit more invention disclosures?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3456803/IP-Clinic-How-can-we-encourage-our-employees-to-patent-more.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 16:30:00 GMTIP Clinic: Should we outsource our trade mark portfolio?Should we keep our work in-house, or outsource it to external providers?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3446890/IP-Clinic-Should-we-outsource-our-trade-mark-portfolio.htmlTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:50:00 GMTIP Clinic: Who is the average consumer in trade mark law?Understanding the “average consumer” is the key to resolving many questions related to trade mark law. But who is he or she?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3438815/IP-Clinic-Who-is-the-average-consumer-in-trade-mark-law.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMTIP Clinic: How do we encourage more women to stay and progress in the profession?Our third International Women’s Leadership Forum was held last month. How can the world of IP do more for women?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3429888/IP-Clinic-How-do-we-encourage-more-women-to-stay-and-progress-in-the-profession.htmlMon, 23 Feb 2015 16:00:00 GMTIP Clinic: Should I set up my own IP boutique?What do I need to take into account before I make the move?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3420544/IP-Clinic-Should-I-set-up-my-own-IP-boutique.htmlMon, 26 Jan 2015 11:00:00 GMTIP Clinic: Our trade mark sounds very similar to the acronym of a new organisation we don’t want to be associated with. What can we do?What action can we take avoid unsavoury associations?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3409575/IP-Clinic-Our-trade-mark-sounds-very-similar-to-the-acronym-of-a-new-organisation-we-dont-want-to-be.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 11:30:00 GMTShould we try to trade mark a Twitter hashtag?If a hashtag is functioning as a trade mark, should you seek to register it? And what can you do if someone else is using your mark in a hashtag?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3396072/Should-we-try-to-trade-mark-a-Twitter-hashtag.htmlFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:45:00 GMTIP Clinic: They’re playing our song. Sue them!What happens when brands fail to secure the right music licences for their campaigns?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3373067/IP-Clinic-Theyre-playing-our-song-Sue-them.htmlMon, 01 Sep 2014 10:35:00 GMTIP Clinic: What issues need to be dealt with in a corporate rebrand?My company is rebranding. What are the priorities from an IP point-of-view?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3360050/IP-Clinic-What-issues-need-to-be-dealt-with-in-a-corporate-rebrand.htmlWed, 16 Jul 2014 14:20:00 GMTIP Clinic: How should I deal with lookalike products?We have noticed that a discount retailer is selling lookalike versions of our product. What should we do?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3347627/IP-Clinic-How-should-I-deal-with-lookalike-products.htmlMon, 02 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMTIP Clinic: How should trade marks be incorporated into M&A?What are the best practices for a trade mark team during an M&A process?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3335855/IP-Clinic-How-should-trade-marks-be-incorporated-into-M-A.htmlMon, 28 Apr 2014 15:53:00 GMTIP Clinic: How is Myriad affecting IP practitioners?What has been the reaction to the USPTO’s guidelines on the AMP v Myriad Genetics decision from the US Supreme Court?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3324779/IP-Clinic-How-is-Myriad-affecting-IP-practitioners.htmlThu, 27 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMTIP Clinic: How do I deal with parodies of my brand?Following the opening of Dumb Starbucks in February, what is the best way for brand owners to react to similarly comedic uses of their marks?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3314049/IP-Clinic-How-do-I-deal-with-parodies-of-my-brand.htmlThu, 27 Feb 2014 15:37:00 GMTIP Clinic: How will the Supreme Court change IP practice this year? With six patent, one trade mark and one copyright case pending before the highest US court, what changes are likely?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3303437/IP-Clinic-How-will-the-Supreme-Court-change-IP-practice-this-year.htmlWed, 29 Jan 2014 15:20:00 GMTIP Clinic: How should I protect my trade marks in the new gTLDs?With hundreds of new gTLDs set to launch in the next two years, what options do I have for protecting my trade marks from cybersquatting?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3287543/IP-Clinic-How-should-I-protect-my-trade-marks-in-the-new-gTLDs.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 15:55:00 GMTIP Clinic: How to arrange co-brandingMy company is planning on entering a co-branding agreement. What issues should I be aware of?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3268446/IP-Clinic-How-to-arrange-co-branding.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMTIP Clinic: How should I respond to a trade mark bully?I work for a small company. What are my options against a trade mark cease-and-desist letter?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3260281/IP-Clinic-How-should-I-respond-to-a-trade-mark-bully.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2013 13:20:00 GMTIP Clinic: What advice do you have for someone starting out in IP?It’s the time of year when many people are embarking on a career in IP. We asked three experienced practitioners what advice they would givehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3248585/IP-Clinic-What-advice-do-you-have-for-someone-starting-out-in-IP.htmlWed, 28 Aug 2013 13:20:00 GMTIP Clinic: How can expert evidence be improved?The use of expert witnesses in patent cases, and the emphasis put on them, varies between jurisdictions and even judges. What reforms are needed?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3230113/IP-Clinic-How-can-expert-evidence-be-improved.htmlThu, 11 Jul 2013 14:30:00 GMTIP Clinic: The best of the vox popsAt every INTA?Annual Meeting, Managing IP?staff ask attendees a single question every day. Here are the responses from two of themhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3211194/IP-Clinic-The-best-of-the-vox-pops.htmlTue, 28 May 2013 13:30:00 GMTIP Clinic: How has first-inventor-to-file changed patent strategy?The US now has a first-to-file system, thanks to the America Invents Act. How are different parties reacting?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3195507/IP-Clinic-How-has-first-inventor-to-file-changed-patent-strategy.htmlMon, 22 Apr 2013 16:30:00 GMTIP Clinic: How can I tackle sites selling trade mark infringing goods?There seem to be so many enforcement options online – which is the most effective approach?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3180867/IP-Clinic-How-can-I-tackle-sites-selling-trade-mark-infringing-goods.htmlMon, 25 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMTIP Clinic: Where should we arbitrate in Asia?Hong Kong has always been a strong forum, but China is improving and WIPO has an office in Singapore. Which is the best venue?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3160583/IP-Clinic-Where-should-we-arbitrate-in-Asia.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2013 15:10:00 GMTHow should I work with my peers to prevent counterfeits?Companies and their counsel describe different approaches to industry anti-counterfeiting programmes http://www.managingip.com/Article/3149241/How-should-I-work-with-my-peers-to-prevent-counterfeits.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2013 12:25:00 GMTHow should I protect IP in my IT systems?What is the best balance between firewalls and actively pursuing attackers?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3128642/How-should-I-protect-IP-in-my-IT-systems.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 16:20:00 GMTHow do I spot and deal with IP scams?The number of fake invoices and domain-name scams is increasing. What should I be doing about them?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3111000/How-do-I-spot-and-deal-with-IP-scams.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2012 09:00:00 GMTShould I request a jury trial?Following the big damages award to Apple by a California jury, under what circumstances is it worth requesting a jury rather than a judge?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3093372/Should-I-request-a-jury-trial.htmlMon, 24 Sep 2012 14:20:00 GMTHow can I make the most of the potential new gTLDs?With hundreds of new strings applied for, how should I approach them?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3062910/How-can-I-make-the-most-of-the-potential-new-gTLDs.htmlWed, 18 Jul 2012 15:25:00 GMTHow should IP improve its image?IP has an image problem, particularly among young people. Three recent campaigns have taken rather different approacheshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3038758/How-should-IP-improve-its-image.htmlWed, 30 May 2012 16:30:00 GMT