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Law firms’ reliance on billable hours is hampering diversity and wellbeing, suggests INTA, but both sides of the profession must club together to enact change
Counsel at four US law firms say forming relationships, sending legal updates and demonstrating data have helped them snag a lot of work
The judgments, involving Novartis and Bayer, centred on whether EU law allowed parallel importers to entirely repackage medicines
Christian Archambeau, executive director of the EUIPO, looks back at 2022 and addresses the expected drop in EUTM filings
The Supreme Court will likely resolve a circuit split when it rules on Abitron Austria v Hetronic, but could make trademark clearance more complicated in the process
The UKIPO wants to change the law to allow more automation in patent examination proceedings and update its digital services
The England and Wales Court of Appeal found there is a case to answer on whether Lidl applied for trademarks in bad faith
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
Counsel at Red Lobster, Atlassian and two other companies say it’s hard to register descriptive terms, but that it can be worth the slog in some cases
Novartis reveals details of HQ raid; sustainable energy patenting tails off; Ford to pay $105m for trade secrets misappropriation; ‘Doctor Zhivago’ copyright claim fails; UK ‘counterfeit street’ to be bulldozed
The claims come after the Vietnamese government was told that YouTube’s policies have caused damage to the maker of the ‘Wolfoo’ cartoon
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
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Robert Reading of Clarivate examines years’ worth of trademark data in the EU and US, predicting what it might mean for brands
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
Filings by Chinese applicants before CNIPA, EUIPO, UKIPO, and USPTO dropped between 15% and 39%, but local lawyers don’t think it’s a bad thing
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

In an exclusive interview, deputy CEO Andy Bartlett outlines his vision for digital transformation amid an uncertain political climate
Simon Malynicz tells Managing IP why he went back to Hogarth Chambers from Three New Square
Unnat Pandit, the newly appointed head of the Indian IP office, is working on bridging communication gaps and using tech to resolve administrative holdups
Mary White explains why the new Dublin office is big news for the firm and the Irish IP legal market
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
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
Managing IP reveals its pick of the top people driving intellectual property law, policy and business this year
Our list includes five notable individuals, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
Our list includes 21 industry leaders, 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 public officials, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
The 2022 edition of Managing IP’s Rising Stars publication is now available online
We have published this year’s Corporate IP Stars list, an annual rankings publication which recognises senior in-house practitioners
We are accepting submissions from in-house counsel and teams for the 18th annual Managing IP Awards programme
Firms and companies are invited to participate in the research for the 2023 edition of Managing IP Awards and IP STARS rankings
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