Trade mark - Newshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2851©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - NewsInterview: 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 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 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 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 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 GMTInterview: Sonia Santos on trade mark reform and enforcement in SpainAs part of the Women in IP series, Alice O’Donkor speaks to Spanish IP lawyer Sonia Santos about forthcoming reform in national trade mark proceedings and effective ways to deal with trade mark infringementhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3743363/Interview-Sonia-Santos-on-trade-mark-reform-and-enforcement-in-Spain.htmlMon, 21 Aug 2017 18:00:00 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 GMTReport sheds light on lookalikesResearch into eye-tracking techniques shows that consumers shop on autopilot and are fooled by lookalike brands, mistaking the copy for the brand 20% of the time when both are on the shelfhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3742424/Report-sheds-light-on-lookalikes.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 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 GMTNew Zealand launches geographical indications register for wines and spiritsEighteen priority applications have been filed after New Zealand’s GI Act came into effect. Coordination is needed on determining boundaries, and potential issues include interpretation and how GIs are negotiated in free trade agreementshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740955/New-Zealand-launches-geographical-indications-register-for-wines-and-spirits.htmlMon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00 GMTUnder Armour wins trade mark case in ChinaThe People’s Higher Court of Fujian Province has granted Under Armour a preliminary injunction, a rarity in trade mark cases before the Chinese courts, in its dispute with Uncle Martianhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740632/Under-Armour-wins-trade-mark-case-in-China.htmlThu, 10 Aug 2017 19:15:00 GMTUK: Grey goods caught by criminal lawThe UK Supreme Court has confirmed that criminal liability under Section 92 of the Trade Mark Act 1994 also covers dealing in grey market goods which the trade mark owner have not authorised to be sold or distributedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3739069/UK-Grey-goods-caught-by-criminal-law.htmlThu, 03 Aug 2017 10:30:00 GMTMichelin bursts Continental's trade mark applicationThe Court of Justice of the EU upheld a finding of likelihood of confusion between Michelin's X trade mark and Continental's application to register XKing - even though the EU General Court had "erred in law"http://www.managingip.com/Article/3737794/Michelin-bursts-Continentals-trade-mark-application.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 17:30:00 GMTProtecting images, shapes and colours as trade marks in AsiaFrom the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel to the Nokia ringtone and the stripes of 7-Eleven convenience stores, Karry Lai explains why non-traditional trade mark innovation in Asia is more than meets the eyehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3736148/Protecting-images-shapes-and-colours-as-trade-marks-in-Asia.htmlTue, 25 Jul 2017 16:45:00 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 GMTWhen is a unitary right not a unitary right?The Court of Justice of the EU has provided guidance on the scope of protection of EU trade marks, in its judgment in a case involving the marks Kerrygold and Kerrymaidhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3735180/When-is-a-unitary-right-not-a-unitary-right.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 10:45:00 GMT