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  • The Top 250 Women in IP (2017)

    May 23, 2017

    Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practice

  • Judges debate Haribo trademark case at INTA

    May 22, 2017

    The issue of whether existing trademarks should be taken into account when considering an application was discussed during an international judges panel at the INTA Annual Meeting yesterday

  • Become a brand steward

    May 22, 2017

    Trademark practitioners should take bold steps to become stewards of the brands they advise because consumers, brands and communication channels have evolved, INTA President Joseph Ferretti said at the opening ceremony of the 139th INTA Annual Meeting

  • Managing IP Global Awards Winners 2017

    March 10, 2017

    The Global Awards Dinner was held at The Savoy in London on March 9, with 300 guests from 89 firms and 44 countries

  • IP Stars 2017 research now underway

    September 05, 2016

    Research for the 2017 edition of IP Stars, Managing IP’s legal directory, starts today. Kingsley Egbuonu and Jennifer Ruther highlight some of the things you need to know and why IP firms and practitioners worldwide should participate by making a submission

  • Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2016 – shortlist announced

    April 27, 2016

  • Managing IP Global Awards 2016: the winners

    March 11, 2016

    Managing IP's 2016 Global Awards Dinner was held at The Savoy, London on March 10

  • Read this year's IP Stars trade mark rankings in full

    February 04, 2016

    Managing IP subscribers have full access to the IP Stars rankings and analysis, including the newly published tables of the top trade mark firms in more than 70 jurisdictions

  • Managing IP Global Awards 2016 - shortlists

    January 29, 2016

    Managing IP's annual Global Awards Dinner - held this year on March 10 at The Savoy in London - recognises the outstanding firms of the past year in Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Ahead of the awards announcement, we publish the shortlists for each category

  • Patent and trade mark filings rise, but design applications fall - WIPO data

    December 16, 2015

    Patent filings worldwide rose by 4.5% in 2014, while trade mark filings measured by the number of classes grew by 6%. But for the first time in 20 years there was a fall in the number of industrial designs applied for

  • Lisbon Union members adopt new treaty and Regulations

    May 22, 2015

    After over six years of review, and 10 days of high-level delegation meetings, the Lisbon Union members have finally adopted a new treaty that will cover geographical indications (GIs) and open up membership to intergovernmental organisations

  • INTA and WIPO to collaborate on dispute resolution

    May 01, 2015

    INTA and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center have entered into a collaboration to facilitate the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), in particular mediation. The idea is to harness the special expertise of INTA’s Panel of Trademark Mediators and the international case administration experience of the WIPO Center. Increased use of mediation by parties can reduce the negative impact of disputes in the productive use of trademark rights.

  • Global awards: The outstanding firms and individuals from the past 12 months

    April 24, 2015

    Managing IP’s annual Global Awards dinner was held in London in March, and attended by guests from all over the world

  • Baker & McKenzie scoops six Managing IP awards

    March 12, 2015

    Law firm Baker & McKenzie was the big winner at the 10th annual Managing IP Global Awards Dinner, held in London

  • Managing IP - Global Awards Shortlists published

    February 11, 2015

    This year sees the 10th anniversary of Managing IP’s global awards and we are pleased to announce the names of the shortlisted firms. Winners will be revealed at the Global Awards Dinner in London on March 11

  • Why international IP rights just got more expensive

    January 19, 2015

    Fees for the Madrid Protocol and other WIPO services are up to 21% higher for users following the revaluation of the Swiss franc last week

  • WIPO launches Global Design Database

    January 15, 2015

    WIPO has unveiled a Global Design Database, which initially includes records of 185,000 records of registered industrial designs

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