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Emboldened by wide support from the judiciary committee, the North Carolina senator will put his legislation to a full Senate vote soon
The next person to be appointed will be the thirteenth to hold the role in 12 years – and the third in just two months
The decision marks the end of the road for a patent application naming the AI tool DABUS as an inventor in Australia
Robert Reading of Clarivate examines years’ worth of trademark data in the EU and US, predicting what it might mean for brands
Europe reported a lower share of women inventors than South Korea, China, and the US
The UKIPO wants to change the law to allow more automation in patent examination proceedings and update its digital services
Managing IP was first to report major stories that matter, from a Peppa Pig dispute to the UPC sunrise period and new targets for the Indian and UK IP offices
In her keynote talk in Atlanta, the USPTO director said she wanted to update IP processes and guidance and help shape legislative and judicial rules on patent eligibility
Scott Frank, the IP CEO at AT&T, officially established the education and awareness-focused organisation after its inaugural board meeting
The overhaul plan involves mass hiring across different departments, revamping the IP office’s online portal, and possibly adopting Web3 technologies
Designs will be added to the new system alongside trademarks, instead of a year later, UKIPO deputy chief executive Andy Bartlett revealed
In a director review decision, the USPTO chief said OpenSky’s attempt to extract payment from VLSI and Intel and undermine proceedings was a violation
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The abolition of the 10-day rule is sensible, but any further reform should target outdated kinks in the old paper-based system, attorneys say
Unless record numbers of applications are filed in the next two months, filings could be down year-on-year by the biggest margin since 1996
Sources say it might be hard for defensive filers to escape the CNIPA’s bad-faith clampdown, and suggest adopting a narrow filing strategy
In the second of a two-part series, European patent attorneys at Syngenta and HGF explore contrasting approaches to plausibility in Europe ahead of the G2/21 decision
Interviews; Exclusives

Interviews; Exclusives

In an exclusive interview, deputy CEO Andy Bartlett outlines his vision for digital transformation amid an uncertain political climate
Unnat Pandit, the newly appointed head of the Indian IP office, is working on bridging communication gaps and using tech to resolve administrative holdups
Edwin Tong, Singapore’s second minister of law, is working towards making the country a hub for IP valuation, financing, and dispute resolution
The head of the OEPM says IP offices should lead the public conversation on innovation
INPI head Pascal Faure tells Managing why France overhauled its patent system under his watch
UKIPO CEO Tim Moss speaks to Managing IP about moving past Brexit, and champions the relevance of IP in government policy
Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion
Derek Gilliland, who became a magistrate judge at the Western District of Texas this month, delves into his work, thoughts on Alan Albright and ambitions
Kirupa Pushparaj talks about his move to a fintech start-up focused on young-person financial independence, career progression and start-up IP needs
Sources from the High Tech Inventors Alliance, the Senate Judiciary IP Subcommittee and NPE Dominion Harbor weigh in on the rise of the Western District of Texas
Heath Hoglund, chief patent counsel at Dolby in San Francisco, sits down with Managing IP to talk about licensing, FRAND and more
David Simon, senior vice president of IP at Salesforce, shares his views on Section 101, Fintiv, the DMCA, and more
The intellectual property CEO of one of the world's largest telecoms companies talks about licensing, harvesting collaboration and global outreach
In Managing IP’s first corner office podcast, Bryan Zielinski talks about his company’s IP challenges and opportunities, AI, and more
The Federal Circuit’s latest decision that Teva induced infringement has stakeholders worried that US skinny label law has been thrown out the window
In this Managing IP masterclass, IP directors from Thyssenkrupp and AB InBev discuss the challenges of managing a post-pandemic in-house team
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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