Filing/Prosecution and Trademarkshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2911©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and TrademarksCannabis 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 strategieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3898568/Cannabis-in-house-counsel-reflect-on-federal-trademark-frustrations.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2019 16:45:00 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 sponsorhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3898118/Meet-Managing-IP-this-month-at-AIPLA-and-ASIPI.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2019 09:30:00 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 2019http://www.managingip.com/Article/3896787/Highlights-from-the-IP-Corporate-Strategy-Summit-in-London.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2019 14:30:00 GMTShould I stay or should I go? Private practice v in-houseIn-house or private practice? It’s a question many lawyers and attorneys will probably ask themselves at some stage in their career, as Managing IP finds outhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3894727/Should-I-stay-or-should-I-go-Private-practice-v-in-house.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2019 08:00:00 GMTHighlights from the AIPPI Congress News 2019Managing IP published the official news at the AIPPI World Congress in London on September 16, 17 and 18, covering museum copyright, customs actions and much morehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3894976/Highlights-from-the-AIPPI-Congress-News-2019.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMTLawyers ‘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 clarityhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3894884/Lawyers-thrilled-with-USPTO-trademark-guidelines-for-foreign-applicants.htmlThu, 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 reachhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3894731/Avoiding-the-cliff-edge-UKIPOs-Brexit-preparations.htmlThu, 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 cornerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3894619/Brexit-IP-one-of-the-least-affected-areas.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2019 09:30:00 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 publicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3891530/Managing-IP-at-the-AIPPI-Congress-in-London.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2019 09:00:00 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 markshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3887433/Precision-needed-for-colour-TMs-following-Red-Bull-ruling-lawyers.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2019 12:00:00 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 counterfeitshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3886238/USPTO-testifies-about-fraudulent-TMs.htmlMon, 29 Jul 2019 11:15:00 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 wellbeinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3885122/UKIPO-annual-report-mixed-views-on-offices-performance.htmlTue, 23 Jul 2019 10:00:00 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 diversityhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3884133/Judicial-diversity-data-odds-stacked-against-solicitors.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2019 17:30:00 GMTHong Kong’s IP director: planning for 2020 and beyondDavid Wong provides updates on Hong Kong’s original grant patent system and its application of the Madrid Protocol, and provides his outlook on innovative technology in service deliveryhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3883120/Hong-Kongs-IP-director-planning-for-2020-and-beyond.htmlWed, 10 Jul 2019 01:15:00 GMTUSPTO releases new rules for non-US domiciled TM applicantsNon-US domiciled trademark applicants, registrants and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings will have to be represented by a US-qualified lawyerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3882325/USPTO-releases-new-rules-for-non-US-domiciled-TM-applicants.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2019 18:00:00 GMTMultinationals call on EUIPO to raise bar when ruling on useIn-house lawyers at Reckitt Benckiser, pharma company Gedeon Richter and a multinational share tales of protecting their trademarks at the EUIPO and beyond, discussing surprising early-stage decisions, the threat of “trademark trolls” and whether proving use in oppositions is too easyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3882228/Multinationals-call-on-EUIPO-to-raise-bar-when-ruling-on-use.htmlThu, 04 Jul 2019 11:45:00 GMTCJEU could force EUIPO to rethink offensive trademarks policy: lawyersAn advocate general’s opinion that the EUIPO erred when refusing the “offensive” trademark ‘Fack Ju Göhte’ could force the office to review its procedures, lawyers predicthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3882016/CJEU-could-force-EUIPO-to-rethink-offensive-trademarks-policy-lawyers.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2019 17:15:00 GMTCharity lawyers face descriptive trademarks headacheIn-house counsel at charities including Cancer Research UK tell Managing IP that getting trademark protection can be hard because of restrictions on what is registrable and warn of the difficulties around introducing a ‘charitable exemption’http://www.managingip.com/Article/3881196/Charity-lawyers-face-descriptive-trademarks-headache.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2019 12:15:00 GMTScandalous trademarks: why SCOTUS ruling may lack biteDespite the US Supreme Court’s finding that scandalous or immoral trademarks cannot be banned, lawyers say that the judgment’s impact may be limited in practicehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3880833/Scandalous-trademarks-why-SCOTUS-ruling-may-lack-bite.htmlWed, 26 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMTInnovation and litigation summit – key takeawaysSpeakers at Managing IP’s inaugural innovation and litigation summit at the Fairmont in San Francisco discussed topics ranging from using data in IP to litigation strategies at the PTAB and ITChttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3879871/Innovation-and-litigation-summitkey-takeaways.htmlFri, 21 Jun 2019 12:15:00 GMTPreview: WIPO director general predicts AI liability changesFrancis Gurry says liability in the event of AI-related accidents could shift from traditional interpretations, and that he rejects the idea of affording patent protection to machine inventorshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3879472/Preview-WIPO-director-general-predicts-AI-liability-changes.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMTIP Owners Association to launch updated gender parity toolkitLeaders of the IPO’s Women in IP subcommittee share how their upcoming toolkit for gender parity will be bigger, better, and easier to use than the lasthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3879311/IP-Owners-Association-to-launch-updated-gender-parity-toolkit.htmlTue, 18 Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMTEUIPO gives brand owners “room to manoeuvre”The EUIPO’s new guidance on use of a trademark that is different to what was initially registered gives brand owners “room to manoeuvre”, say lawyershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3877921/EUIPO-gives-brand-owners-room-to-manoeuvre.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMTJudge tries to “up the standard” for TM use requirements in CanadaCanadian federal judge Michael Manson goes over two recent cases – Lush and Dollar General – and tells Managing IP why the Lush case "bothers" himhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3877871/Judge-tries-to-up-the-standard-for-TM-use-requirements-in-Canada.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2019 07:45:00 GMTSpecial report: The changing role of the in-house trademark counselManaging IP surveyed in-house lawyers in a range of jurisdictions and industries throughout April and May to find out how their role is changing and what they can do in responsehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3877192/Special-report-The-changing-role-of-the-in-house-trademark-counsel.htmlWed, 05 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMTSpeaking a common language: The changing relationship between IP law firms, in-house IP and their technology providersCPA Global worked with Managing IP and Thought Leadership Consulting to compile findings on what in-house counsel look for in external IP firms, what law firms look for when co-operating with other IP firms and what firms and in-house counsel seek from technology providershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3877060/Speaking-a-common-language-The-changing-relationship-between-IP-law-firms-in-house-IP-and-their.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMTEUIPO director: humans “will be replaced” but still requiredChristian Archambeau discusses some challenges that the EUIPO faces, and how he plans to use new technologies – including blockchain and AI – to helphttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3876982/EUIPO-director-humans-will-be-replaced-but-still-required.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2019 09:15:00 GMTManaging IP’s most-read stories in May 2019A plea from Johnson & Johnson’s chief trademark counsel to be “less lawyerly”, the latest AI patent trends and a Google counsel’s explanation of why he has had to fire attorneys were among May’s most popular storieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3876755/Managing-IPs-most-read-stories-in-May-2019.htmlMon, 03 Jun 2019 10:15:00 GMTLawyers head to Ireland to secure IP audience rightsA lack of clarity over Brexit is leading more lawyers to seek to secure their rights in Ireland, including rights of audience before the CJEU and EUIPO and access to the EU markethttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3876574/Lawyers-head-to-Ireland-to-secure-IP-audience-rights.htmlFri, 31 May 2019 15:00:00 GMTIn-house TM counsel can survive the “scary” AI eraPart three of a Managing IP survey shows that counsel need to adapt to changes brought by AI, but they are more in control of their destiny than they might thinkhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3875785/In-house-TM-counsel-can-survive-the-scary-AI-era.htmlTue, 28 May 2019 15:00:00 GMT