Transactional/Strategy and Patents©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Transactional/Strategy and PatentsCannabis 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 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 out, 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 more, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 delivery, 10 Jul 2019 01:15:00 GMTIn-house lawyers: creative strategies needed to tackle counterfeitersIn-house counsel in the machinery, consumer goods and broadcasting industries say that increasingly sophisticated counterfeiters are posing new problems, while one IP chief is hoping new partnerships in Africa may stem the flow, 09 Jul 2019 17:15:00 GMT