Trade Marks©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksWhat in-house counsel want from advisoryIn-house counsel at companies large and small discuss the qualities most important to them when engaging with advisory, 18 Mar 2019 19:45:00 GMTMeltdown in Venezuela puts foreign IP owners at riskA standoff between the US and Venezuelan governments around currency leaves IP owners in a bind, which lawyers say will be resolved in one of two ways, 14 Mar 2019 17:45:00 GMTBurberry v Megastar: brands need to double down on anti-counterfeitingThe judgment will have significant ramifications for brand owners fighting against counterfeits in Singapore, 12 Mar 2019 09:15:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2019 winners revealedThe Managing IP Europe, Middle East and Africa Awards 2019 were held on March 7 at the Royal Lancaster in London, and we can now publish the winners here, 08 Mar 2019 11:30:00 GMTInternational Women’s Day: IP counsel reflect on gender challenges and progressIn a special feature for International Women’s Day on March 8, Managing IP speaks to counsel at Uber, Xerox, Micron and others about women in IP – the progress and the path, 08 Mar 2019 10:30:00 GMTEU design law needs more harmonisation, say lawyersLawyers have said that the EU’s design system works well in practice but that more harmonisation is needed, with a month to go before a consultation on the legislation closes, 04 Mar 2019 08:45:00 GMTLandmark Case: Ford Successfully Obtained Injunction Order in China, 01 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMTUSPTO warns TM attorneys of foreign foul playSome foreign trademark attorneys are looking to cheat a proposed rule by the USPTO by bribing US attorneys in order to use their information, 01 Mar 2019 09:30:00 GMTFrance: Analysing Brexit’s impact on European trade marks and designsIn the latest international briefing for France, Aurélia Marie assesses the effect of Brexit on EU trade marks and designs, 26 Feb 2019 10:45:00 GMTUS: top trademark cases and practice tips from 2018Managing IP rounds up 2018’s top trademark cases, which dealt with issues ranging from third party use to secondary meaning, and includes lawyer analysis on their impact, 26 Feb 2019 09:45:00 GMTGreece: Greece prepares for trade mark reformIn the latest international briefing for Greece, Manolis Metaxakis evaluates upcoming reforms to trade mark law in the country, 25 Feb 2019 16:00:00 GMTIndia: Special Bench allows combined design infringement and passing off actionIn the latest international briefing for India, Ranjan Narula and Suvarna Pandey analyse Carlsberg Breweries v Som Distilleries and Breweries Ltd, 25 Feb 2019 15:30:00 GMTUS: TTAB rules sales to single customer sufficient to avoid abandonmentIn the latest international briefing for the US, Katten Muchin Rosenman analyses a recent TTAB decision on sales to a single customer, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMTJustices focus on quality control in SCOTUS case on TM licensingIn a trademark case Wednesday at the US Supreme Court, justices focused on the statutory issue of Congressional intent and practical issue of licensing quality control, 21 Feb 2019 19:15:00 GMTMexico: Mexico fights bad faith trade marks in new waysIn the latest international briefing for Mexico, Adrián Martínez assesses a new amendment to Mexican trade mark law dealing with bad faith marks, 21 Feb 2019 14:45:00 GMTSCOTUS hears case on interplay between bankruptcy and TM lawSCOTUS is hearing a case about what happens to a trademark licensee’s rights when the licensor is undergoing bankruptcy proceedings and rejects the parties’ contract, 20 Feb 2019 17:15:00 GMTUSPTO rule change on foreign TM applicants is logical: lawyersLawyers have said that the USPTO’s proposal for foreign trademark applicants to be represented by a US-licensed lawyer makes sense but may raise cost for some companies, 19 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMTE-Commerce Law in Force: How Registration Requirements Help Enforcement, 19 Feb 2019 10:00:00 GMTPatent office finally open for business in Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda’s patent office will finally begin examining patent applications, 16 years after the country first passed the requisite legislation; but the office is likely to face staffing challenges as it implements the new system, 18 Feb 2019 11:15:00 GMTNY Supreme Court tosses flat fee trademark royalty schemeIn a precedential decision, the New York Supreme Court became the first court in the US to affirm the percentage-of-sales methodology when determining trademark licensing royalties, 15 Feb 2019 16:30:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the Americas Awards 2019. The Americas Awards ceremony is on April 4 at the Essex House, New York, 13 Feb 2019 17:15:00 GMTInterview: Ma Yide, Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Strategy Research InstituteOne of MIP’s 2018 top 50 most influential people in IP discusses China’s progress in SEP cases, why patent quality is an issue in the country, and the upcoming trade secrets law being planned for China, 13 Feb 2019 09:45:00 GMTThe latest US lawyer movesRecent hires in the US intellectual property world include new partners at Baker Botts, Mintz & Gold and RuyakCherian, 12 Feb 2019 12:45:00 GMTFirstlaw P.C Q&A, 12 Feb 2019 10:00:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the Asia-Pacific Awards 2019. The MIP Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony is on March 20 at the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, 11 Feb 2019 16:15:00 GMTUS patent system jumps from 12th to 2nd in US Chamber IP reportThe US Chamber of Commerce’s new global IP index shows the US patent system strengthened in 2018, attributing the improvement to USPTO director Andrei Iancu’s initiatives, 08 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the EMEA Awards 2019. The EMEA Awards ceremony is on March 7 at the Royal Lancaster London, 05 Feb 2019 10:30:00 GMTBrazil prepares to join Madrid ProtocolBrazil’s IP policies are not quite Madrid-ready, and many changes will need to be made before it likely joins the Protocol later this year, 31 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTNicaraguan IP office to increase fees this yearIP law remains stable in Nicaragua, but fees at the IP office are expected to increase in 2019, 29 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTHow Mexico’s “most active year for IP” has changed trade marks and patentsFrom the USMCA to Mexico’s new president – as well as the appointment of an IMPI director with no intellectual property background – IP policy is being shaped by political forces to more closely align with international standards, 25 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMT