Trade mark - Featureshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2852©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - FeaturesPositive 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 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 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 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 GMTRecent interviews on managingip.comVisit the website to read all our latest in-depth interviews with judges, in-house counsel, IP office heads and association leaders. Here’s a selection of people we’ve spoken to recentlyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727486/Recent-interviews-on-managingipcom.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTVietnam grapples with well-known trade marksDespite its membership of international agreements, the protection of well-known marks in Vietnam is uncertain. This situation needs to change, argue Tran Manh Hung, Tran Kieu Hoa and Le Mai Linhhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727706/Vietnam-grapples-with-well-known-trade-marks.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTUtynam's Heirshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3728050/Utynams-Heirs.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTSponsored by Wan Hui Da – Peksung IP Grouphttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3669036/Sponsored-by-Wan-Hui-DaPeksung-IP-Group.htmlTue, 20 Jun 2017 14:00:00 GMTEurope Women in Business Law Awards: 2017 winnersThe seventh annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards celebrated individuals and firms at a ceremony in Londonhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725720/Europe-Women-in-Business-Law-Awards-2017-winners.htmlFri, 16 Jun 2017 09:30:00 GMTCourt clarifies scope of design protection in RussiaYuri Pylnev reviews a recent case in Russia that addressed the concepts of public interest and the single creative concept in design lawhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721064/Court-clarifies-scope-of-design-protection-in-Russia.htmlMon, 29 May 2017 10:30:00 GMTA guide to Mexico’s new opposition system (sponsored article)Eduardo Kleinberg, Jorge Vega and Juan Carlos Hernandez of Basham Ringe & Correa answer some common questions about trademark oppositions in Mexicohttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718664/A-guide-to-Mexicos-new-opposition-system-sponsored-article.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 12:30:00 GMTIssues in trade mark licensing (sponsored article)Lily Lei and Yuan Yuan of Liu Shen & Associates explain the complexities of trade mark licensing in Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718667/Issues-in-trade-mark-licensing-sponsored-article.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 12:30:00 GMTNew Trademark Law, three years on (sponsored article)On January 4 2017, the Trademark Office (TMO) published the revised Trademark Examination and Review Standard (the Revised Standard); followed by the Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Trial of Administrative Litigations Involving the Granting and Affirmation of Trademark rights (Judicial Provisions) entering into effect on March 1 2017. Dan Chen of Unitalen Attorneys at Law shares her observations on the highlightshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718655/New-Trademark-Law-three-years-on-sponsored-article.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 12:30:00 GMTNew trends on bad faith trademark filings (sponsored article)Bad faith trademark filings continue to be a challenge in China. Gloria Wu of Kangxin and Frederick Mostert of Oxford discuss the lessons from recent caseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718662/New-trends-on-bad-faith-trademark-filings-sponsored-article.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 12:30:00 GMTThe 10 trade mark topics to watchBrand protection is in flux. Technological and cultural trends driven by the internet and social media are bringing new challenges, while political developments such as Brexit pose their own problems. At this time of change, we have identified 10 key topics around the world that trade mark owners need to be on top of. By Michael Loney, James Nurton, Natalie Rahhal and Shaun Tanhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713320/The-10-trade-mark-topics-to-watch.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 12:00:00 GMTHostile to foreign IP rights? The numbers tell a different storyForeign IP owners should not be afraid of China. George Chan and Luna Lu explain why, using recent datahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713277/Hostile-to-foreign-IP-rights-The-numbers-tell-a-different-story.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTUtynam’s HeirsUtynam was pleased to attend the 25th Annual Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference at Fordham Law School in New York last month. Here are a few memorable momentshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3714828/Utynams-Heirs.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTUSPTO establishes audit programme for trade mark affidavits of useThe USPTO recently made permanent a pilot programme to conduct random audits of post-registration affidavits of use. Jason Vogel and Sam Kilb explain what trade mark owners need to know about the changes and suggest best practiceshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713249/USPTO-establishes-audit-programme-for-trade-mark-affidavits-of-use.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTIndonesia’s new Trade Mark Law, six months onAndrew Diamond analyses the first six months under Indonesia’s new Trade Mark Law and how it has affected day-to-day practice in southeast Asia’s biggest trade mark jurisdictionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713340/Indonesias-new-Trade-Mark-Law-six-months-on.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTDesign protection in a post-Brexit worldSarah Wright and Kaisa Patsalides explore whether designs originating from the UK can still qualify for EU design rights in a post-Brexit world, in light of conflicting interpretations among EU courts on the meaning of “first making available within the Community”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3673447/Design-protection-in-a-post-Brexit-world.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTCelebrating this year’s outstanding work in IPManaging IP’s annual awards dinners were held in London and Washington DC in March. Find out more about the winners, and see photos from both events, on the following pageshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713369/Celebrating-this-years-outstanding-work-in-IP.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTNorth America AwardsFind out who were the winners of the 2017 Managing IP Awards for the United States and Canadahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713619/North-America-Awards.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTVietnam grapples with well-known trade marksDespite its membership of international agreements, the protection of well-known marks in Vietnam is uncertain. This situation needs to change, argue Tran Manh Hung, Tran Kieu Hoa and Le Mai Linhhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3709188/Vietnam-grapples-with-well-known-trade-marks.htmlThu, 13 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMTManaging IP North America Awards Winners 2017The North America Awards Dinner was held at the Four Seasons in Washington DC on March 23, revealing the best intellectual property law firms, individuals and cases of the past yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3672272/Managing-IP-North-America-Awards-Winners-2017.htmlFri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMTBlockchain, IP and the fashion industryHow could blockchain help fashion and other IP-intensive industries? Ruth Burstall and Birgit Clark investigate its potential use in registration, tracking, enforcement and paymenthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3667444/Blockchain-IP-and-the-fashion-industry.htmlThu, 23 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMT