Copyright - News©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Copyright - NewsManaging IP Asia Awards winners revealedThe Asia Awards Dinner was held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on March 21, recognising the best intellectual property law firms in the region, 21 Mar 2018 15:00:00 GMTHoyng Rokh Monegier and Véron & Associés merge, plus latest IP people moves in EMEA and Asia-PacificRecent intellectual property moves include Dechert’s Paris IP group head joining Dentons, while European boutique IP firm Hoyng Rokh Monegier and French patent litigation firm Véron & Associés are joining forces, 21 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMTLatest IP people moves in the USRecent US intellectual property people moves include Sterne Kessler’s PTAB co-chair joining King & Spalding, and hires by Hogan Lovells, DLA Piper, Latham & Watkins, Kilpatrick Townsend, Orrick and more, 21 Mar 2018 07:45:00 GMTUK response to draft Brexit agreement a “step in right direction”Negotiators have struck a transition deal in a new draft of the European Commission’s withdrawal agreement that will help ease IP holder’s fears for their assets after Brexit, 21 Mar 2018 00:15:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards Winners revealedThe Americas Awards Dinner was held at the Essex House in New York on March 15, and recognised the best law firms and individuals nationally and regionally in Canada, Latin America and the US, 16 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTAnalysing the European Commission’s Brexit position for IPThe Commission’s draft agreement gives an indication for intellectual property post-Brexit. The UK has not yet responded but disagreement is likely over issues such as geographical indications, 14 Mar 2018 13:15:00 GMTHow blockchain will change intellectual property – copyrightManaging IP is publishing a series of articles that looks at how blockchain technology is changing the landscape of IP. In this article, Ellie Mertens analyses its implications for copyright, 13 Mar 2018 04:45:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards Winners 2018 revealedThe EMEA Awards Dinner was held at The Savoy in London on March 8, and recognised the best intellectual property firms in 25 countries and by region, 09 Mar 2018 09:30:00 GMTNike successfully plays defence in Jumpman copyright appealThe Ninth Circuit has found that a photo taken by a Nike photographer used to create the iconic “Jumpman” image is not substantially similar to a photo of Michael Jordan taken in 1984 because they only share similarities in general ideas or concepts, 01 Mar 2018 21:30:00 GMTDoes embedding copyrighted content constitute infringement? NY judge says yesA ruling that embedding a tweet containing a copyrighted image on a website amounts to direct infringement changes the well-established regime of the server test. Ellie Mertens asks copyright lawyers how big a deal this is, 26 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announcedThe Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the year, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlists, 05 Feb 2018 17:30:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s inaugural Asia-Pacific Awards dinner will be held on March 21 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. The winners will be chosen from these shortlists, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMTUK Supreme Court hears arguments on costs of ISP blocking ordersWho should pay for the costs of implementing orders to block websites that sell counterfeit goods? That was the question considered by the UK Supreme Court in the Cartier International v British Telecommunications case on January 30, 31 Jan 2018 02:30:00 GMTInterview: Copyright litigator Richard Busch discusses new Spotify lawsuitRichard Busch, the King & Ballow attorney behind three lawsuits against Spotify last year, shares his outlook on Wixen Music Publishing’s recent $1.6bn suit against the streaming service, 24 Jan 2018 14:30:00 GMTINTA elects 2018 president, and other IP people movesManaging IP’s regular round-up of people moves includes the launch of Brinks Gilson & Lione’s office in Shenzhen, and hires by Polsinelli, McKool Smith, Barnes & Thornburg, Bardehle Pagenberg, JA Kemp, Awapatent, Squire Patton Boggs, Haseltine Lake and more, 23 Jan 2018 04:15:00 GMTCases and trends to watch in Canada in 2018Among potential Canada trials and trends anticipated in 2018 are the Supreme Court’s clarification on several copyright issues, and continued amendments to IP law in compliance with several international treaties’ requirements, 15 Jan 2018 04:30:00 GMTCanada’s eight most important IP cases in 2017Ellie Mertens reviews Canada’s most notable cases last year, including the highly anticipated ruling on the promise doctrine, the largest award for patent infringement in Canadian history, and trade mark disputes, 15 Jan 2018 04:15:00 GMTIP cases to look out for in Europe in 2018Hip hop music, the Louboutin red sole shoes and copyright protection for food are among the subjects of disputes pending before the European courts. Managing IP provides a guide to some of the more significant cases coming up this year, 05 Jan 2018 14:30:00 GMTRare high penalty given in Babyzen counterfeit case in ChinaA recent rare heavy penalty and sentence for infringement of Babyzen’s strollers suggests a higher penalty trend in China. A new amendment to its Anti-unfair Competition Law comes into effect next month, which has increased the maximum statutory compensation available, 14 Dec 2017 16:30:00 GMTBusiness of IP Asia Forum 2017: Innovation a key theme across the regionLeading IP practitioners, businesses and organisations gathered to discuss the latest innovation trends at the Business of IP Asia Forum in Hong Kong, from regional IP cooperation to the latest developments in the Internet of Things (IoT), 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMTBerton Moreno + Ojam created in Argentina, and other Americas people movesManaging IP’s regular update of people moves includes the launch of new firms Grüneberg and Myers and Winterfeldt IP Group, and hires by Crowell & Moring, Fish & Richardson, BakerHostetler, K&L Gates, Baker Botts, Kirkland & Ellis and more, 06 Dec 2017 23:45:00 GMTCJEU rules TV programme copies in cloud must be authorised by copyright holderIn its VCAST v RTI judgement, the CJEU has ruled that copies of television programmes made available by being saved in the cloud must be authorised by the holder of the copyright or related rights because the service constitutes a retransmission, 30 Nov 2017 13:45:00 GMTEuropean Commission releases counterfeiting and SEPs measuresThe European Commission has presented a number of measures aimed at protecting intellectual property rights, including recommendations for fighting counterfeits and creating a balanced system for standard essential patents. The SEPs guidance was particularly well received, 29 Nov 2017 23:30:00 GMTBeijing IP court launches WeChat e-litigation and mediation serviceChinese courts are making use of technology to improve efficiency, 28 Nov 2017 01:15:00 GMTWIPO study sheds light on value of "intangible capital" in manufactured goodsWIPO Director General Francis Gurry says intangible capital determines success in the marketplace. "Intellectual property, in turn, is the means by which companies secure the competitive advantage flowing from their intangible capital", 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 GMTIP trends to watch in China’s Belt and Road InitiativeChina’s ambitious initiative will likely lead to it being a hub for securing IP protection for businesses investing in Belt and Road Initiative projects. It will also affect enforcement strategies, with IP disputes expected to increase along the BRI route, 14 Nov 2017 21:45:00 GMTHow “strikingly similar” works can Lose Yourself a copyright case in New ZealandA recent copyright win in New Zealand for rapper Eminem highlights the risks involved in creating a work with another work in mind, and may be influential in other Commonwealth jurisdictions like Australia and the United Kingdom, 09 Nov 2017 12:45:00 GMTHangzhou internet court off to a busy startThe Hangzhou Internet Court has been operational for two months. As e-commerce popularity explodes in China, jurisdictional cyber courts could help to take load off local courts, 31 Oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTInterview: Myra McCormack’s plans as AIPLA presidentMyra McCormack recently took over as president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Michael Loney interviews McCormack and executive director Lisa Jorgenson to hear the association’s plans for the next year, 26 Oct 2017 05:00:00 GMT