Transactional/Strategy and Patentshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2913©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Transactional/Strategy and PatentsBeware 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 lifehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3890059/Beware-the-pay-gap-lawyers-who-shun-an-in-house-switch.htmlWed, 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 improvedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3890050/Special-report-Diversity-and-inclusion-in-IP.htmlWed, 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 themhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3889150/Junior-lawyers-more-education-on-in-house-work-needed.htmlThu, 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 teamshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3888534/Survey-Two-thirds-of-in-house-lawyers-want-diversity-policy-for-outside-counsel.htmlTue, 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 nationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3888317/Reaction-as-US-authorises-Venezuela-IP-protection.htmlFri, 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-househttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3888137/No-going-back-IP-lawyers-on-switching-to-in-house.htmlThu, 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 professionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3887633/Survey-Low-diversity-in-senior-IP-roles-major-barrier-to-progression.htmlTue, 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 markshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3887433/Precision-needed-for-colour-TMs-following-Red-Bull-ruling-lawyers.htmlMon, 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 viewshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3886971/In-house-Language-variations-pose-problems-for-brands.htmlFri, 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 experienceshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3886470/Survey-Nearly-two-thirds-of-in-house-counsel-have-faced-discrimination.htmlTue, 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 makershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3884597/In-house-decision-makers-not-convinced-of-IP-worth.htmlFri, 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 diversityhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3884133/Judicial-diversity-data-odds-stacked-against-solicitors.htmlTue, 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 enforcementhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3883810/In-house-data-sharing-for-criminal-and-customs-enforcement-a-challenge.htmlMon, 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 deliveryhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3883120/Hong-Kongs-IP-director-planning-for-2020-and-beyond.htmlWed, 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 flowhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3883084/In-house-lawyers-creative-strategies-needed-to-tackle-counterfeiters.htmlTue, 09 Jul 2019 17:15:00 GMTManaging IP survey: Diversity and inclusion in IPManaging IP is seeking in-house counsel views on the state of diversity and inclusion within the IP profession and how it can be improvedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3882332/Managing-IP-survey-Diversity-and-inclusion-in-IP.htmlFri, 05 Jul 2019 01:30:00 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 GMTMIP Global IP & Innovation Summit 2019 – Key takeawaysSkilful techniques in evidence collection, the latest proposed changes to China’s Patent Law and trade secret protection tips were just some of the topics discussed at the conference, held in Shanghai on June 26http://www.managingip.com/Article/3882051/MIP-Global-IP-and-Innovation-Summit-2019Key-takeaways.htmlWed, 03 Jul 2019 08:00:00 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 GMTManaging IP webinar: How can search engines help protect your IP?Managing IP and brand protection company Incopro will host a webinar on search engines' role in protecting IP, discussing the relevant case law and what steps brands can take to get more cooperationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3879650/Managing-IP-webinar-How-can-search-engines-help-protect-your-IP.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2019 10:30:00 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 GMTBanyan Tree Hotels & Resorts: IP departments should work with other business areas, says general counselThe hospitality group’s general counsel Alex Liam shares brand protection strategies in ASEAN and Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3879068/Banyan-Tree-Hotels-and-Resorts-IP-departments-should-work-with-other-business-areas-says-general.htmlMon, 17 Jun 2019 12:00:00 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 GMTForrester Consulting releases report on Incopro’s TalismanRecent research conducted by Forrester consulting on behalf of Incopro showed that their technology provided clients with a 305% ROI over the course of the contract. In a rapidly growing industry that has traditionally struggled to demonstrate its impact, these tangible statistics show the impact and importance of a solutionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3873076/Forrester-Consulting-releases-report-on-Incopros-Talisman.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2019 11:30:00 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 GMT