Trade mark - News©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - NewsBeware 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 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 GMTPrecision needed for colour TMs following Red Bull ruling: lawyersLawyers say the CJEU’s decision in the Red Bull blue/silver trademark case implements a high threshold for verbal descriptions of some colour marks, 05 Aug 2019 12:00:00 GMTSurfing the Argentine trademark changes without being wiped outDespite some problems, particularly with its implementation, Argentina’s new trademark opposition system is likely to be a force for good, say Martin Chajchir and Juan López Mañan of Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, 05 Aug 2019 10:15:00 GMTWho run the (IP) world?In-house counsel tell Managing IP about the challenges and advantages for women in IP, with one offering a startling prediction that in five to 10 years, nearly all IP directors will be women, 05 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMTReaction as reputation trumps use in Claridge’s caseAs luxury hotel Claridge’s successfully defends its mark against a UK candle maker, lawyers say the decision reinforces the benefits of acquiring a reputation but that there are pitfalls in showing genuine use, 02 Aug 2019 10:30:00 GMTIn-house: Language variations pose problems for brandsLookalike products are troubling brand owners, as are different language variations of established trademarks, but can AI provide a potential solution? In-house lawyers air their views, 02 Aug 2019 09:30:00 GMTHow to empower young IP lawyers to be leadersNicola Dagg, Daniel Lim and Katie Coltart of Kirkland & Ellis consider the modern challenges firms face to develop and retain young, talented lawyers and the all-round benefits of an empowering working culture, 31 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTSurvey: Nearly two thirds of in-house counsel have faced discriminationPart one of a Managing IP survey reveals the lack of gender and cultural diversity among IP in-house counsel, with lawyers shedding light on their experiences, 30 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMTAI and IP: the view from aboveManaging IP speaks to the directors of WIPO and the EUIPO to gauge their views on AI, asking how the technology can help the offices be more efficient and whether job losses are inevitable, 30 Jul 2019 09:30:00 GMTUSPTO testifies about fraudulent TMsThe office was asked about fines for fraudulent actors during a recent Congress hearing, where one lawmaker claimed that Chinese e-commerce platforms are doing more than their US counterparts to stamp out counterfeits, 29 Jul 2019 11:15:00 GMTMission accomplished for trademark licenseesFollowing a US Supreme Court ruling on bankruptcy and trademarks, licensees should feel more secure about the rights that they have been permitted to use, says Robert Gerstein of Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, 29 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMTUKIPO annual report: mixed views on office’s performanceForeign applications for trademarks and designs are on the up, according to the UKIPO’s annual report, which also shows a decline in patent applications and a focus on workplace wellbeing, 23 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT'Simply irreplaceable': tributes pour in for Judge CarrMr Justice Henry Carr, an IP judge at the England & Wales High Court who was “utterly devoid of pomposity,” has sadly passed away, 19 Jul 2019 15:15:00 GMTIn-house: decision makers not convinced of IP worthIn-house counsel consider whether a new IP right for software inventions could help the UK compete after Brexit and discuss whether IP is enough of a priority for decision makers, 19 Jul 2019 13:15:00 GMTRichard Arnold: Runners and riders to replace ‘fearless’ judgeWith the news that Mr Justice Arnold is to join the England & Wales Court of Appeal, Managing IP speaks to lawyers to assess the judge’s impact on IP law and asks who his replacement might be, 18 Jul 2019 13:30:00 GMTJudicial diversity data: odds ‘stacked against’ solicitorsThe judiciary’s latest statistics show some progress on representation of female and BAME judges in England and Wales, but solicitors continue to miss out. Managing IP looks at the data and asks what the IP profession can do to increase diversity, 16 Jul 2019 17:30:00 GMTInterpol: governments 'don’t think' IP crime is a problemFrom tracking trends to updating its data sharing policies, Interpol’s illicit goods unit officer tells Managing IP how its anti-counterfeiting programmes are keeping pace with IP crime, 16 Jul 2019 10:15:00 GMTIn-house: data sharing for criminal and customs enforcement a challengeLack of information for customs enforcement and differing levels of development in trademark rights across Asia is hampering cross-border enforcement, 15 Jul 2019 07:15:00 GMT