Trade Marks©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksLawyers ‘thrilled’ with USPTO trademark guidelines for foreign applicantsWhile revisions to USPTO guidelines that require foreign trademark applicants to appoint a US counsel leave minor questions, lawyers say they provide clarity, 19 Sep 2019 14:30:00 GMTAvoiding the cliff edge: UKIPO’s Brexit preparationsSpeaking to Managing IP, Tim Moss, CEO of the UKIPO, discusses Brexit planning, the Unified Patent Court and expanding the office’s international reach, 19 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMTBrexit: IP one of the ‘least affected’ areasSpeakers from the UKIPO and Novartis discussed Brexit at the AIPPI World Congress in London, as political protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court just round the corner, 18 Sep 2019 09:30:00 GMTHow to tackle 'sneaky' counterfeiters with customs actionsThe general counsel at a US-based beauty and wellness company told an audience yesterday how to take on increasingly “sneaky” counterfeiters, 18 Sep 2019 08:45:00 GMT‘Never rest’: strategies for handling trademark fair usePanellists at the AIPPI World Congress in London discussed case studies and strategies for brand owners faced with claims of fair use as a defence, 17 Sep 2019 08:30:00 GMTIn-house: EU should modernise ageing design lawsAs the design industry awaits updates to EU laws, in-house counsel say that more harmonisation and stricter examination rules would make design rights more attractive, 12 Sep 2019 07:45:00 GMTZuru: why speed is crucial for IP in the toy industryNikki Kahn, IP portfolio strategist at Zuru Group in Hong Kong SAR, shares protection and enforcement strategies in the digital age, 12 Sep 2019 03:30:00 GMTCase preview: design rights at play in baby baths battleAfter the Trunki v Kiddee design case made its way up to the UK Supreme Court, another dispute, Shnuggle v Munchkin, is brewing, 10 Sep 2019 12:45:00 GMTMalaysia Updates Trademark Bill 2019, 10 Sep 2019 05:15:00 GMTCJEU hands brand owners ‘maximum flexibility’ in jurisdictional challengeLawyers say the CJEU has correctly ruled that trademark owners can bring cases in national EU courts even if the allegedly infringing actions took place elsewhere, 05 Sep 2019 14:45:00 GMTIn-house counsel on managing the Whois ‘purge’Post-GDPR, content and manufacturing industries say that online infringers are becoming harder to find – and are uncertain about new US data protection rules, 03 Sep 2019 15:15:00 GMTManaging IP’s most-read stories in August 2019Two stories from our in-house v private practice series, an analysis of the Patent Prosecution Highway and an interview with a UK Supreme Court judge were among August’s most popular stories, 02 Sep 2019 10:45:00 GMTManaging IP at the AIPPI Congress in LondonManaging IP will be attending the AIPPI World Congress in London as the official Congress News publisher and exhibiting at booth 19, where delegates can meet for a chat and pick up our latest publications, 30 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTJohanna Brückner-Hofmann: life as a German judgeAfter 25 years on the judiciary, ruling on blockbuster cases including Apple v Samsung, the judge gives insight into the demands of her part-time role – and how she feels when overturned on appeal, 28 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTPreview: Judge Brückner-Hofmann interviewThe Düsseldorf District Court judge admits being upset when an appeal judgment is badly argued and discusses the 1,900% increase in design cases at her court, 27 Aug 2019 09:15:00 GMTSeptember CJEU cases could ‘shake TM system to core’The CJEU will consider bad-faith filing, a jurisdictional challenge and digital exhaustion in a busy September when trademark, copyright and design issues will come to the fore, 26 Aug 2019 08:30:00 GMTBeware the pay gap: lawyers who shun an in-house switchIn part three of our series on private practice versus in-house work, lawyers explain why – despite an element of “the grass is always greener” – they have been happy to steer clear of in-house life, 21 Aug 2019 11:00:00 GMTSpecial report: Diversity and inclusion in IPManaging IP surveyed in-house lawyers in a range of jurisdictions and industries throughout July to find out about the state of diversity and inclusion within the IP profession and how it can be improved, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMTJunior lawyers: more education on in-house work neededIn the second part of our series on the potential pull of in-house work, we talk to young lawyers at the BBC, a Dutch dairy company and a multinational who tell us why private practice did not appeal to them, 15 Aug 2019 11:45:00 GMTIP STARS 2020 research and webinarIP STARS will start accepting firm submissions and scheduling research interviews from September 2 2019. Register for the research and webinar to find out more, 15 Aug 2019 08:15:00 GMTA harmonised approach to IP in RussiaDespite failing to clarify several pressing issues, a new resolution from the Russian Supreme Court seeks to harmonise the diverse approaches taken by lower courts in IP cases, as Darya Ermolina and Dmitry Grachyov of Baker McKenzie explain, 14 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTSurvey: Two-thirds of in-house lawyers want diversity policy for outside counselPart three of a Managing IP survey shows that in-house lawyers believe that more diverse outside counsel means more creative teams, 13 Aug 2019 01:30:00 GMTUtynam’s Heirs: SCOTUS, Swift and moreA regular column devoted to IP curiosities and controversies, named in honour of John of Utynam, 12 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTReaction as US authorises Venezuela IP protectionLawyers praise “clear and well-defined” licence as US executive order clarifies that brand owners can seek protection in the troubled South American nation, 09 Aug 2019 13:15:00 GMT‘No going back’: IP lawyers on switching to in-houseLawyers at Aston Martin, Dyson, Adobe and other organisations explain why they left private practice for the bright lights of in-house, 08 Aug 2019 14:30:00 GMTLord Kitchin interview: ‘You have to balance reason with humanity’Less than a year into his role, Kitchin talks about life as a UK Supreme Court justice and why – despite his extensive IP background – he is being excluded from one of the biggest patent cases in years, 07 Aug 2019 10:15:00 GMTLawyers commend Turkey decision on TM non-useLawyers react as Turkey’s Supreme Court ends years of speculation caused by the transition from one IP law to another by ruling that trademarks can be cancelled retroactively, 07 Aug 2019 08:00:00 GMTLord Kitchin: life at the UK Supreme CourtThe only justice with an IP background tells Managing IP how legal teams should test their arguments, that he balances reasoning and personal experience, and why he’ll be completely excluded from an upcoming FRAND trial, 06 Aug 2019 11:00:00 GMTEuromoney Legal Media Group Americas Rising Star Awards –shortlist announcedEuromoney Legal Media Group has announced the shortlist for its second annual Americas Rising Stars Awards., 06 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTSurvey: Low diversity in senior IP roles major barrier to progressionPart two of a Managing IP survey shows that more diverse leadership and awareness of unconscious bias can drive increased diversity in the IP profession, 06 Aug 2019 01:15:00 GMT