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Quiz of the week April 2 to 5

Test your knowledge of this week’s IP developments. All the answers can be found in items on managingip.com published in the past five days

1 Which US district court judge this week revealed that she wanted to become an actress before attending Harvard Law School, adding: “If you didn’t know what to do, you went to law school.”

2 Which fashion brand was awarded a record $863.9 million in damages in a trade mark case this week?

3 Who is the senior European Commission official moving from Brussels to Munich?

4 Which country has launched a consultation on the fee that ISPs can charge rights owners for processing notices of copyright infringement?

5 Microsoft is moving a distribution centre from Germany to the Netherlands due to the risk of an injunction in a patent case. Which company is suing Microsoft in Germany for infringing a video technology patent?

Answers to last week’s quiz:

1 Chairman of the Special Sessions of the TRIPs Council looking into geographical indications

2 China

3 Bernd Lange

4 Pornography, piracy and privacy

5 Bret Parker of Elizabeth Arden

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Varuni Paranavitane, of counsel at Finnegan, examines recent decisions by US and UK courts to demonstrate the proof of infringement that was required
The Federal Circuit will also narrow its investigation into Judge Newman to focus on whether her failure to cooperate constitutes misconduct
The management board will send three names to the Council of the EU for a final decision
Sources say a decision by the IP High Court will make it easier for rights owners to fight infringement
Seán Kelly asked the European Commission how it intends to ensure the EUIPO executive director vote, due tomorrow, will be fair and transparent
Counsel from BMW and Finnegan explain how they got an NPE to sign a covenant agreeing not to sue the automaker ever again
The blue checkmark could be a good tool, but it’s unclear how widespread its adoption will be, say in-house sources
Sarah Harris, partner at Williams & Connolly, reveals how her team secured a copyright victory at SCOTUS and reflects on why the case matters
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
A Court of Appeal judge demanded respect for solicitor-judges after reprimanding a barrister for his 'unwise' words