January 31 2013
Although applications for Community trade marks (CTMs) continued to rise last year, opposition and appeal filings fell. James Nurton examines whether IP owners’ strategies are changing
January 29 2013
The US Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a trade mark owner’s right to have counterclaims for trade mark cancellation dismissed if it has withdrawn infringement claims
January 23 2013
Businesses that want to oppose Community trade marks have been given more guidance from the CJEU’s General Court as to how it will apply the rules on the use of a sign “in the course of trade of more than mere local s...
January 22 2013
January 15 2013
Trade mark owners have long complained about bad faith registrations in China. Now its parliament has recommended new revisions to the latest version of the country’s Trademark Law that would make life harder for trad...
January 14 2013
Encouraged by Australia’s new plain packaging law, more countries are taking steps to restrict tobacco products. Managing IP explains the latest developments in Asia
January 09 2013
As I depart Cuba, I am struck by how close it is to Miami and yet how far away it is. That said, I do believe that we started a dialogue with our hosts that will help intellectual property law.
January 08 2013
January 04 2013
January 02 2013
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