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Each week Managing IP speaks to a different IP practitioner about their life and career
Analysis from a former EPO director showed that just 20.3% of patents survived untouched after decisions by the office’s opposition division were challenged
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 key European Parliament committee backed the plan with 13 out of 23 votes
The EUIPO has advertised for a second deputy executive director to serve alongside Andrea Di Carlo, but questions over the office’s selection processes remain
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that only people can be named as inventors on patent applications in a defeat for the legal team behind the DABUS case
The EPO declined to attend the latest meeting organised by the Industry Patent Quality Charter, a group that has called on the office to grant higher-quality patents
João Negrão spoke to Managing IP in his first interview with the IP press since taking the top job at the EUIPO earlier this month
Today marks 50 years since the European Patent Convention was signed, and senior leaders have been both reflecting and looking forward
The former BoA president won a high-profile race to succeed Christian Archambeau as executive director in July
Gordon Humphreys, chair of the First and Third Boards of Appeal, will take the post on an interim basis after the election of João Negrão as EUIPO executive director
The CJEU seems increasingly willing to hear appeals from the General Court, but sources are split on whether this is down to inconsistencies at a lower level
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We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
Gilbert Hyatt, the most prolific patent filer in US history, has filed hundreds of complex applications over a 40-year period, but a court case could determine if his filing spree is coming to a close
A hefty bill for a Cambridge-based company that fought a trademark opposition filed by the University of Cambridge shows why firms must ensure costs don’t spiral
Each week Managing IP speaks to a different IP practitioner about their life and career
Interviews; Exclusives

Interviews; Exclusives

Each week Managing IP speaks to a different IP lawyer about their life and career
Each week Managing IP speaks to a different IP practitioner about their life and career
The new executive director explains why he’s 'totally in favour' of using AI and how he plans to get the office’s budget back on track
Annita Nugent, assistant director at IP Australia, says data collated by the office indicates that putting more women in leadership results in more IP
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 executive director tells Managing IP why he’s proud of the job he did and explains how the EUIPO will handle SEPs
Managing IP’s Max Walters appeared on the latest episode of ‘Two IPs in a pod’, a regular podcast hosted by the UK patent attorney body, to discuss AI, awards and more
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses standard-essential patent developments so far this year and delves into law firm hiring strategies
In the final episode of 2023, the team discusses our Top 50 and the biggest IP events of the year
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses six months of India’s reformed system for foreign law firms, the latest UPC trends and SEP developments
In this special podcast, Managing IP talks to a charity that is working tirelessly to support mental health initiatives in the IP profession
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses law firm merger strategies, a high-profile break-up, and the latest 5G patent developments
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses their early memories of covering IP before delving into the latest on the UPC and whether a proposed US study could threaten the future of pharma patents
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses US and Asian approaches to the UPC, updates to trademark law in Japan and China, and the latest attempt at US patent reform
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team joins you live from the Managing IP Intellectual Property & Innovation Summit in London, where SEPs and the UPC were both top of mind
In the third episode of our monthly podcast, the Managing IP editorial team unpacks SEP news, the probe into Judge Pauline Newman, and the biggest stories elsewhere
UKIPO CEO Tim Moss speaks to Managing IP about moving past Brexit, and champions the relevance of IP in government policy
More collaboration with the USPTO and implementing the CASE Act are some of Shira Perlmutter’s priorities as register of copyrights
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