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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
The combined firm would have 3,900 lawyers and 800 partners across 49 offices
The Milan central division will be open next year but there is no final deal on what cases it will hear
The Federal Circuit shed more light on why it is investigating Pauline Newman and reiterated its call for the 95-year-old to undergo medical tests
Paris and Munich will share London’s lot of UPC central division cases when the court opens on June 1, but there is still no news on Milan
Pauline Newman, the 95-year-old judge at the Federal Circuit, argued that orders by Chief Judge Kimberly Moore investigating her capabilities are unconstitutional
The UPC has addressed fears over potential conflicts of interest in a new judicial code of conduct
An EPO Board of Appeal said this week that in-person was the best format for oral proceedings, despite recent videoconference use
The EPO met again with in-house counsel who are concerned that patent quality standards are slipping in favour of speedy grants
Managing IP’s sister publication International Tax Review has published a special report on IP and tax – you can read it here


Sources say China’s lead on generative AI patent filing could have been driven by lax laws, incentives, and spurious applications
The Federal Circuit is overruling Judge Albright less often, but appeal courts continue to give vital guidance on the rules for motions to transfer
Sources unpick why China’s share of European patent applications has been gradually growing, and predict a change in established norms
As IP offices cease co-operation with Russia, Managing IP looks at Russian filing activity at the EPO, EUIPO and UKIPO
Interviews; Exclusives

Interviews; Exclusives

Tom Chen, co-chair of the diversity and inclusion committee at Haynes Boone, reflects on mentorship, gathering feedback, and the model minority myth
Alex Liu discusses the opportunities and challenges for pharma innovators in China and how he led his team to a record patent win
Jason Sheasby, partner at Irell & Manella, tells Managing IP how he explained supply agreements and technical concepts to a ‘smart’ jury
Steve Rowan tells Managing IP how the EPO plans to improve patent quality, and addresses criticism from industry and staff
Adam Williams speaks to Managing IP about the legacy of Brexit and why IP has sometimes got ‘lost in the noise’ at Westminster
Commissioner Hamano Koichi shares his vision for the JPO and explains that IP offices must promote innovation that drives social change
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
In the second episode of our monthly podcast, the Managing IP editorial team unpacks a busy month at SCOTUS, the EU’s solution to the FRAND conundrum, and the biggest stories elsewhere
In the first of a new monthly podcast, the Managing IP editorial team unpacks the race for the top job at the EUIPO, the key UPC trends to watch, and the biggest stories in Asian IP
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
Managing IP reveals its pick of the top people driving intellectual property law, policy and business this year
Our list includes nine public officials, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
Our list includes nine judges, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
Our list includes six IP authorities, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
The winners of the Managing IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2023 will now be announced at a ceremony in Hong Kong SAR on July 5
We hosted the first ceremony of the 18th annual Managing IP Awards to celebrate remarkable IP achievements by law firms and in-house teams in the Americas region
Managing IP will host a ceremony in London on June 21 to reveal the winners of the EMEA Awards
The winners of the awards will be revealed at a gala dinner in New York City on April 27
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