Managing IP Magazine©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Managing IP MagazineEditorial: The temptation of in-house, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTThe legal muddle over designs and trademarksTanya Varma and Eva Bishwal of Fidus Law Chambers provide a history lesson on the interaction between India’s trademark and design statutes and discuss what lies ahead, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTInnovative ideas for using China in your corporate patent strategyErick Robinson of Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig examines three underused patent strategies for companies, including those in the US, to succeed in China, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTA German solution to address UK patent scopeFollowing the UK’s introduction of a doctrine of equivalents, Paul England of Taylor Wessing looks at the potential application of aspects of German IP law to determine the breadth of the doctrine’s scope, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTPharma trademarks: separating fact from fictionRobert Reading of CompuMark examines some of the common perceptions of pharmaceutical trademarks and how they measure up in reality, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTManaging the balance between secrecy and opennessMaria Engstrand and Magnus Johansson of Valea interview Haakon Thue Lie and Knut Jørgen Egelie who are conducting a PhD study on contracts between industry and universities and the balance between openness and trade secrets., 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTWhich experimental data is included in claims of antibody drug patents?Masato Iida of Shiga examines examples of patent claims related to antibody drugs, assessing which data is included in claims, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTHow is non-obviousness in improvement drug invention patents assessed?Wu Xiaoping and Hu Honghui of Wanhuida examine the methodology employed by the Patent Reexamination Board to determine non-obviousness of an improvement invention, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTPersonal information rules – what should IoT service providers know?Yujie Jin and Fei Lian of Liu Shen examine the data issues that arise from the Internet of Things and detail new laws and regulations concerning the protection of personal information, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTAre trade secrets an alternative way to protect AI?Youping Ma and Guoquan Yang of Bridgeon examine how AI can be protected by trade secrets, analysing which aspects of AI technologies should be safeguarded using this method, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTUK courts top list of CJEU referrals on SPC regulationMax Walters delves into SPC referrals to the CJEU, asking lawyers why the topic is proving so controversial and why UK courts have taken it upon themselves to try to resolve issues, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTEU introduces new SPC manufacturing waiverCristina Biggi of Bugnion examines the introduction of the new SPC manufacturing waiver, including the process that led to its creation and the amendments it makes to the SPC regulation, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTExamination should be carried out expediently in computer software disputesRoman Larshin analyses a recent case concerning computer software and the important role of examination opinions in such matters, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTTo what extent is AI patentable in Europe?Magnus Johansson and Behdad Assadi of Valea examine the circumstances in which AI is patentable in Europe, analysing when AI makes a technical contribution to an invention and looking at two examples of AI, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTHow does the EU encourage pharmaceutical innovation?Ben Brigou and Jaap Mannaerts of NLO examine the different incentives the EU offers in order to encourage pharmaceutical innovation, including SPCs, regulatory measures and the Bolar exemption, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTAfrica: Uganda exercises TRIPS flexibilities for pharmaceutical products, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTBrazil: New programme aims to solve patent backlog, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTChina patent: Courts respond positively to blockchain evidence, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTFrance: Designs: is the liberalisation of French spare parts market imminent?, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTGermany: Claim interpretation if preamble equates to state of the art, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTGreece: Trademark, copyright and unfair competition law protect trade dress, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTIndia: Challenges faced in the protection and enforcement of patent rights, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTJapan: JFTC’s attitude towards Reverse Payment, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTMalaysia: Analysing the relationship between plants and intellectual property rights, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTMexico: FCC overturns decisions relating to derogatory trademark, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTNew Zealand: Australia and New Zealand are not always similar, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTPhilippines: IPOPHL extends mediation services outside litigation, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTRussia: Letter of consent plays role in trademark registration, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTSingapore: Innovation-supporting initiatives are announced and reinforced at IP Week, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTSouth Korea: Patent holders can now seek punitive damages in Korea, 18 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMT