Trade Marks©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksSurvey: Severe stress in IP profession causing ‘major mistakes’Part one of our survey of in-house counsel reveals stress has contributed to major mistakes and that leadership on work-life balance must come from the top, 07 Nov 2019 13:30:00 GMTUSPTO fees could ‘throw the good out with the bad’Practitioners question proposed patent and trademark fees for audits, letters of protest and PDFs, 01 Nov 2019 16:15:00 GMTAIPLA 2019: USPTO attorneys advise on TM use best practicesUSPTO attorneys explain why white backgrounds can raise red flags, 01 Nov 2019 14:00:00 GMTAIPLA 2019: ‘Why should we give away our code for free?’Lawyers say financial incentives are not the only way to help get employees to back a company's IP strategy, 01 Nov 2019 13:45:00 GMTManaging IP's most-read stories in October 2019An EPO interview and an article on cannabis trademarks were among the most-read stories of last month, 01 Nov 2019 08:45:00 GMTRubik’s Cube: a tricky trademark puzzleLawyers react after the EU General Court again rules on the validity of the Rubik’s Cube as a trademark, 20 years after the question was first asked, 30 Oct 2019 11:15:00 GMTAIPLA 2019: Being kind key to building client relationshipsA Johnson & Johnson IP counsel and other lawyers share tips on strengthening the relationship between in-house and outside counsel, 29 Oct 2019 10:30:00 GMTUS: TTAB expands generic inquiry to product packaging, 28 Oct 2019 10:00:00 GMTIn-house SkyKick reaction: we don’t go ‘overboard’ in TM strategyIn-house counsel at multinationals, a fashion brand and a pharma company say the EU opinion should still provide room for manoeuvre but that Sky’s strategy went “too far”, 25 Oct 2019 13:00:00 GMTManaging IP survey: Wellbeing at workManaging IP is seeking in-house counsel views on wellbeing and mental health, including whether the IP profession is doing enough to foster positive workplace attitudes, 24 Oct 2019 14:15:00 GMTZimbabwe: New IP court is a good match, 22 Oct 2019 10:30:00 GMTAustria: When is ® used legitimately and illegitimately?, 21 Oct 2019 16:00:00 GMTRussia: Manchester in London, Chicago in St Petersburg, 21 Oct 2019 15:30:00 GMTTurkey: Having business in the same sector is sufficient to prove “legal interest”, 21 Oct 2019 12:00:00 GMTBusinesses fear counterfeit burden with China’s social credit systemThe threat of sanctions will be a strong motivation for companies to up their game to prevent IP infringement, according to industry experts, 21 Oct 2019 09:00:00 GMTManaging IP research deadlines this monthThe submission deadlines for the 50 Most Influential People in IP list and the 2020 edition of IP STARS are coming up this month, 21 Oct 2019 09:00:00 GMTUSPTO urged to ‘find someone who loves trademarks as much as Mary’Lawyers reflect on the ideal qualities for whoever replaces Mary Boney Denison, who is retiring as USPTO commissioner for trademarks at the end of this year, 18 Oct 2019 16:30:00 GMTBrazil: INPI’s decisions can be challenged at Brazilian courts, 18 Oct 2019 10:45:00 GMTLondon IP Week: In-house counsel reflect on IP in digital civilisationPanellists, including a counsel at games company EA, discussed how to navigate IP concerns in a digital world, 18 Oct 2019 09:45:00 GMTLawyers predict ‘nail in the coffin’ after SkyKick TM opinionLawyers say this closely-watched case could cause brand owners to be more cautious in their trademark applications, 17 Oct 2019 17:00:00 GMTUK Supreme Court at 10: greatest IP hitsAs the UK Supreme Court turns 10 years old, Managing IP assesses its impact on IP law and looks ahead at what’s to come, 16 Oct 2019 11:45:00 GMTBrand managers bemoan counterfeiting on new Chinese social media platformsWhile their hopes are pinned on China’s new e-commerce law, brand owners believe that platforms need to get their act together and work more with them, 15 Oct 2019 08:45:00 GMTCannabis in-house counsel reflect on federal trademark frustrationsIn-house counsel at US cannabis companies discuss how federal trademark restrictions for cannabis products have affected their businesses and IP strategies, 11 Oct 2019 16:45:00 GMTMindfulness and flexible working: in-house lawyers share wellbeing tipsOn World Mental Health Day we ask in-house lawyers and firms about wellbeing – as a survey reveals one in 16 younger attorneys has considered suicide, 10 Oct 2019 13:15:00 GMTMeet Managing IP this month at AIPLA and ASIPIManaging IP will be attending the 2019 AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC as the Daily Report publisher and the XXI Work Sessions and Administrative Council of ASIPI in Lima as a media sponsor, 10 Oct 2019 09:30:00 GMTStandard Chartered talks IP strategy for fintech and sports sponsorshipThe global bank’s head of IP, Nigel King, provides insight into fintech protection, brand strategy and sports law, 03 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMTHighlights from the IP Corporate Strategy Summit in LondonAI, IP finance and even octopuses emerged as key talking points at the IP Corporate Strategy Summit 2019, 01 Oct 2019 14:30:00 GMTManaging IP’s most-read stories in September 2019An ‘absurd’ complaint about AI and copyright and a comparison of private practice and in-house life featured in last month’s most popular stories, 01 Oct 2019 11:00:00 GMTEuromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019: Shortlist announced, 27 Sep 2019 14:00:00 GMTTech M&A: 10 key IP considerations for investorsDuring M&A, the importance of due diligence into a target’s IP cannot be overstated, say Katie McConnell, Emily Sharkey and Penelope Thornton of Hogan Lovells, who provide 10 top tips for investors, 25 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMT