Our most-read for the month was our assessment of the IP market in Europe. France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK are generally considered Europe’s IP ‘powerhouses’. We asked why and considered whether similar-sized jurisdictions can compete.
Evolving business expectations have prompted changes to IP strategies, with some counsel binning traditional practices altogether. In this article, in-house lawyers told Managing IP how and why some practices have changed.
An in-house lawyer at Barclays, a former in-house counsel and two private practice lawyers spoke to Managing IP about returning to work after taking a break to raise a family and finding the balance between work and home life.
In our fourth most-read article in-house and private practice lawyers said that proposed legislation could help companies fight counterfeiters and enforce design patents, but others said the bill raises prior art concerns.
In-house lawyers said this decision outlined an ambitious step that China’s Supreme Court is taking to make it more efficient to enforce patent rights.
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