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This week’s IP quiz – February 6-10

Test your knowledge of the week’s IP news with our quick, five-question quiz. Answers next week

1. How many counterfeit items did US authorities seize in Operation Fake Sweep, between October 1 and the Superbowl on Sunday (to the nearest thousand)?

2. What, in UK litigation, is the significance of a red bag?

3. Which car maker has won a case against a Chinese company that was selling clothes using a confusingly similar trade mark?

4. Who is the USPTO patent reform coordinator who said this week: “I love this job. It’s stressful, but it’s so cool to be part of patent law history”?

5. Top Level Domain Holdings has amassed $25 million to apply for new gTLDs. How many gTLD applications could it afford to make with this money?

All the answers can be found in articles on posted in the past week.

Answers to last week’s quiz:

1. StarHub

2. Green

3. The Philippines

4. €7.5 billion

5. Kadir Arif

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More from across our site

We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
Sukanya Sarkar shares her thoughts on this year’s annual meeting in Singapore, where debates ranged from AI opportunities to improving law firm culture
The court’s ruling is a good reminder that US parties aren’t guaranteed attorney fees just because they win, say sources
With business confidence in a shaky state, Rachel Tong and Lisa Yong of Rouse discuss how in-house IP teams can manage their trademark portfolios through uncertain times
The Court of Appeal had stern words for Med-El’s representatives after they highlighted a deputy judge’s background as a solicitor
Funders and NPEs say asserting patent portfolios can minimise risk at the USPTO’s PTAB, where procedure remains a controversial topic
The US Supreme Court’s ruling wasn’t a surprise and reflects a trend that had already been bubbling away for a while, say tech and pharma counsel
Previous attempts at major transatlantic tie-ups have failed, so lawyers will keep their eyes firmly on Allen & Overy’s grand plans
INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo shares his plans if he were to win the EUIPO leadership race and says his application does not affect his INTA role
The French finance minister told António Campinos the timing of an EPO event in Lisbon could be seen as interference in the EUIPO leadership race