Managing IP Magazine©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Managing IP MagazineEditorial: Celebrating gender diversity, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTIP counsel reflect on gender challenges and progressIn a special feature to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, Ellie Mertens speaks to counsel at Uber, Xerox, Micron and others about women in IP – the progress and the path, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTIP STARS rankings 2019: Top firms for patent workManaging Intellectual Property is delighted to publish the IP STARS 2019 rankings of the leading firms for patent work. This is the second set of results from the research for IP STARS 2019, which started in September 2018. The rankings over the following pages cover more than 50 jurisdictions., 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTWhat Brexit means for non-EU IP ownersJohn Pegram of Fish & Richardson considers the impact of Brexit on non-European IP owners, arguing that foreign companies will be less likely to use the UK as their point of entry into the EU, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTAmerica first? The USPTO takes on foreign TM applicantsChristian Liedtke of Acuminis examines the possibly far-reaching changes to US trademark practice rules seeking to abolish the ability of foreign trademark holders to represent themselves in trademark matters before the USPTO and its Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTThe two ways to leavePaul England of Taylor Wessing says there are two Brexit possibilities that pharma and medical devices companies really need to be aware of. Here he explains what their impact is likely to be on patents and regulatory rights, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTInter partes review: to appeal or not to appeal?The US Federal Circuit has imposed restrictions on who can appeal against an inter partes review decision, making life difficult for some petitioners. However, there are some practical tips to consider, as Rose Cordero Prey and Eric Ding of Greenberg Traurig explain, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTThe path towards mutual recognitionChina and Hong Kong have signed an agreement that allows the jurisdictions to mutually recognise one another’s IP judgments. George Chan, Vera Zuo, Wenyi Liu and Joy Shi of Simmons & Simmons provide an overview of the changes and how they will benefit IP owners, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTA new-look trademark regime for the UKDespite agreeing to leave the EU, the UK has implemented some important EU-wide trademark reforms into its national system. Kate Swaine and Elwin Morgan of Gowling WLG give a rundown of what will change in practice, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTAustralia: Protecting pharmaceutical market share in Australia, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTBrazil: Brazilian consumers go online, but so do infringers, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTChina patent: First partial judgment by the Shanghai IP Court, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTChina trademark: What makes customer lists qualify as trade secrets?, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTEPO: New referrals to the Enlarged Board of Appeal, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTFrance: EPO practice: monoclonal antibodies and sequence identity, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTGermany: New liability for second medical use, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTGreece: Clarity on colour combinations, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTIndia: Clog in Crocs enforcement strategy for its footwear design, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTMalaysia: Copyright issues arising from photos of architecture, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTMexico: Proven commercial use required for trademarks to achieve acquired distinctiveness, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTNew Zealand: The scope of the potential EU–New Zealand Fair Trade Agreement, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTPhilippines: Court issues judgment on confusion of business and unfair competition, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTRussia: Chamber of Patent Disputes allows legal contraband, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTSingapore: High Court reversed on patent revocation jurisdiction, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTSouth Korea: Korea clarifies Design Examination Guidelines concerning priority claims, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTTaiwan: Supreme Court’s new decision on contract manufacturers’ infringement liabilities, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTThailand: Thai Trademark Appeal Board set for new regulations, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTTurkey: The effect of agreements on trademark ownership, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTUS: TTAB provides guidelines on acquiescence, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMTVietnam: A turning point in patent invalidation?, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT