Managing IP Magazine©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Managing IP MagazineRecent interviews on managingip.comVisit the website to read all our latest in-depth interviews with judges, in-house counsel, IP office heads and association leaders. Here’s a selection of people we’ve spoken to recently, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTEastern District suffers Heartland attackThe Supreme Court’s TC Heartland v Kraft decision has been hailed as the death knell for the Eastern District of Texas, with one analysis predicting a 69% drop in filing there. But, as Natalie Rahhal reports, the picture may be more nuanced than that, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTCourt provides SEP guidance in ChinaThe Beijing IP Court has issued a landmark judgment in a SEP dispute between IWNCOMM and Sony. Guanyang Yao analyses the key points, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTNew opportunities for protecting and managing your dataThe future will increasingly be dominated by big data. But, asks Afzana Anwer, what role will IP rights play in enabling and limiting this?, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTCourt clarifies scope of design protectionYuri Pylnev reviews a recent case in Russia that addressed the concepts of public interest and the single creative concept in design law, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTThe Defend Trade Secrets Act: a year laterThe Defend Trade Secrets Act turned one in May, with more than 300 complaints filed in that time. James Pooley looks back on how the law has performed and analyses which issues need to be clarified, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTVietnam grapples with well-known trade marksDespite its membership of international agreements, the protection of well-known marks in Vietnam is uncertain. This situation needs to change, argue Tran Manh Hung, Tran Kieu Hoa and Le Mai Linh, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTWhat every corporate counsel should know about Germany’s EILWho really owns your intellectual property? Wherever in the world you are based, do not risk ignoring Germany’s Employee Invention Law, warn Matthias Weiden and Matthias Bornhäusser, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTContributory infringement in Europe – before and after the UPC (sponsored)Karolina Wiktorson and Benjamin Hoffmann of Valea review cases relating to the question of contributory infringement, and ask whether the outcome of these may change once the UPC Agreement comes into force, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTAfrica: Zimbabwe provides clarification on Madrid Protocol, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTArgentina: Domain names dispute resolution system, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTAustralia: Lesson for creating a competitive start-up, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTAustria: Conflict between foreign language trade marks, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTCanada: Broadened protection for GIs under CETA, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTChina: Patents: Supreme Court rules on use of specification in claim construction, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTChina: Trade marks: Will the court overstep the boundary of classification?, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTEuropean Patent Office: Frontloaded proceedings at the Boards, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTEurope: Slavish imitation not lightly assumed, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTGermany: Design protection more important than ever, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTIndia: Roche faces antitrust investigation over trastuzumab, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTJapan: Inventive step related to dosage and administration, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTMexico: New evaluation option for new compositions, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTThe Netherlands: Swiss-type medical use claims and direct infringement, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTThe Philippines: A poem as proof of intent, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTRussia: Line of products and “Golden Barrel”, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTSingapore: Billion-dollar fund to help companies with strong IP, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTSouth Korea: Keyword advertising is a use of trade mark, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTTaiwan:?Evidence verification between Taiwan and China, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTThailand: Impact of international patent developments, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTTurkey: Proposed changes to Copyright Law, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMT