Copyright - Newshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2109©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Copyright - NewsInterview: BASCAP's Bill Dobson on China's e-commerce lawBill Dobson, Director of BASCAP, tells Shaun Tan why China’s e-commerce law needs to keep pace with technologyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725831/Interview-BASCAPs-Bill-Dobson-on-Chinas-e-commerce-law.htmlFri, 16 Jun 2017 12:15:00 GMTEurope Women in Business Law Awards: 2017 winnersThe seventh annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards celebrated individuals and firms at a ceremony in Londonhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725720/Europe-Women-in-Business-Law-Awards-2017-winners.htmlFri, 16 Jun 2017 09:30:00 GMTChina's victims of IP infringementChina is viewed by many IP rights owners as the source of counterfeits. But, as Shaun Tan reports, Chinese companies are also victims of IP infringementhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725208/Chinas-victims-of-IP-infringement.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 12:30:00 GMTGlobal Anti-Counterfeiting Award winners 2017Awards co-sponsored by the GACG Network and Managing IP were presented at a World Anti-Counterfeiting Day ceremony in Paris, Kingsley Egbuonu reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3724342/Global-Anti-Counterfeiting-Award-winners-2017.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 13:15:00 GMTInterview: Joan Mill of CPA Global on IP and technologyFor our latest Women in IP interview, James Nurton talks to Joan Mill, head of sales for EMEA at CPA Global, about AI, ambition and athleticshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3723730/Interview-Joan-Mill-of-CPA-Global-on-IP-and-technology.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 04:00:00 GMTThe UK General Election and IP rightsOn June 8, the UK will vote on who becomes the next government. What are the parties’ policies on issues affecting IP rights? Alice O’Donkor reviews what the manifestoes say about creativity, investment and growth in IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3722210/The-UK-General-Election-and-IP-rights.htmlFri, 02 Jun 2017 11:15:00 GMTCourt clarifies scope of design protection in RussiaYuri Pylnev reviews a recent case in Russia that addressed the concepts of public interest and the single creative concept in design lawhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721064/Court-clarifies-scope-of-design-protection-in-Russia.htmlMon, 29 May 2017 10:30:00 GMTWhen client-adviser relationships go sour ...The second part of our IP STARS research, based on a survey of 1,200 in-house practitioners, looks at what causes relationships to go wronghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3720032/When-client-adviser-relationships-go-sour.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 09:00:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2017)Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practicehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3719202/The-Top-250-Women-in-IP-2017.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 GMTRead Trademark Times this weekWe are publishing a new newspaper during this week - Trademark Times. Pick up your copy at our booth in the INTA Exhibition Hall or download a PDF from our websitehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718944/Read-Trademark-Times-this-week.htmlSun, 21 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTBeware the emoji trollsTrademark counsel might find themselves with frowny faces if they do not take steps to protect emoji. A new paper from Eric Goldman, law professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses the law of emojis, including the trademark implicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718940/Beware-the-emoji-trolls.htmlSat, 20 May 2017 09:30:00 GMTBrands under threatPlain packaging laws for tobacco products could spread around the world, after a leaked report indicated the WTO has backed measures introduced five years ago in Australiahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718939/Brands-under-threat.htmlSat, 20 May 2017 09:30:00 GMTWomen in IP interview: Daralyn DurieDurie Tangri co-founder Daralyn Durie is one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent patent trial lawyers. She talks to Natalie Rahhal about her career path and the unique challenges for a woman litigatorhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718233/Women-in-IP-interview-Daralyn-Durie.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 23:45:00 GMTThe 10 trade mark topics to watchBrand protection is in flux. Technological and cultural trends driven by the internet and social media are bringing new challenges, while political developments such as Brexit pose their own problems. At this time of change, we have identified 10 key topics around the world that trade mark owners need to be on top of. By Michael Loney, James Nurton, Natalie Rahhal and Shaun Tanhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713320/The-10-trade-mark-topics-to-watch.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 12:00:00 GMTHostile to foreign IP rights? The numbers tell a different storyForeign IP owners should not be afraid of China. George Chan and Luna Lu explain why, using recent datahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713277/Hostile-to-foreign-IP-rights-The-numbers-tell-a-different-story.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTPeople and firm moves in Europe (April 2017)We round up news from Bristows, Cleveland Scott York, Dentons, Bryan Cave and Simmons & Simmonshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713287/People-and-firm-moves-in-Europe-April-2017.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 11:15:00 GMTUS House of Representatives approves register of copyrights selection billThe House of Representatives has approved by a vote of 378-48 the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, which would make changes to the selection process for the head of the Copyright Officehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3712844/US-House-of-Representatives-approves-register-of-copyrights-selection-bill.htmlThu, 27 Apr 2017 05:45:00 GMTWomen in IP Interview: Marla GrossmanAmerican Continental Group’s Marla Grossman has recently been involved in legislative efforts to overhaul Section 101 and make the selection of the copyright register more efficient. She tells Natalie Rahhal about her career path to being an IP influencerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3712227/Women-in-IP-Interview-Marla-Grossman.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:15:00 GMTThe latest people moves in the USManaging IP’s regular review of the latest moves and appointments in the US includes hires by Oblon, Schiff Hardin, Covington & Burling, and Goodwin Procter, as well as the latest on the USPTO leadershiphttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3710684/The-latest-people-moves-in-the-US.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 16:15:00 GMTA catch-up with Mark Whitaker, MoFo partner and AIPLA presidentMorrison & Foerster partner Mark Whitaker is in the middle of a busy term as president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He talks to Michael Loney about legislative fixes to patent venue and Section 101, what changes to the PTAB he would like, how responsive to IP the Trump administration will be, and the outlook for the International Trade Commissionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3710371/A-catch-up-with-Mark-Whitaker-MoFo-partner-and-AIPLA-president.htmlTue, 18 Apr 2017 21:30:00 GMTMay triggers Article 50 and White Paper published - Brexit latestInformation on the UK's divorce from the EU, and what that means for IP rights, is becoming clearer, but many questions remain. Managing IP reports on the latest developments, offers pointers for IP practitioners and provides links to useful resourceshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3687477/May-triggers-Article-50-and-White-Paper-published-Brexit-latest.htmlFri, 31 Mar 2017 13:30:00 GMTRegister of Copyrights selection bill clears House Judiciary CommitteeA bill that would require that the head of the US Copyright Office is a presidential nominee has been approved by the US House of Representatives judiciary committee. Bob Goodlatte, the committee’s chairman, says this is “the first initial legislative step” of wider copyright reformhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3673655/Register-of-Copyrights-selection-bill-clears-House-Judiciary-Committee.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 21:45:00 GMTBranding, translations and the concept of "face" - how to succeed in ChinaAt the MARQUES Luxury Brands Symposium in Hong Kong, the topic on everyone’s lips was “branding in China”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3672917/Branding-translations-and-the-concept-of-face-how-to-succeed-in-China.htmlMon, 27 Mar 2017 16:15:00 GMTThe counterfeit hunter - a report from the MARQUES Luxury Brands SymposiumIn German, Peter Stiefel’s last name means “boot”. The boot fits; at the MARQUES panel on defending luxury brands last week, Stiefel seemed by far the most gung-ho of the speakers, and the most willing to kick down doors in search of counterfeitshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3672906/The-counterfeit-hunter-a-report-from-the-MARQUES-Luxury-Brands-Symposium.htmlMon, 27 Mar 2017 16:00:00 GMTManaging IP North America Awards Winners 2017The North America Awards Dinner was held at the Four Seasons in Washington DC on March 23, revealing the best intellectual property law firms, individuals and cases of the past yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3672272/Managing-IP-North-America-Awards-Winners-2017.htmlFri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMTUS Supreme Court finds cheerleading uniform designs copyright eligibleThe Supreme Court has held that the designs in a cheerleading uniform satisfy the test for copyright protection in its Star Athletica v Varsity Brands ruling. Observers say the decision provides a standard test to be applied to the separability analysishttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3671533/US-Supreme-Court-finds-cheerleading-uniform-designs-copyright-eligible.htmlWed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:00 GMTUS Supreme Court rules no laches defence available in patent casesThe Supreme Court rejected wholesale the Federal Circuit’s stance that laches be an available defence in patent law, in its SCA Hygiene v First Quality rulinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3671374/US-Supreme-Court-rules-no-laches-defence-available-in-patent-cases.htmlWed, 22 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMTLatest people moves in the USManaging IP’s regular review of the latest moves and appointments in the US includes hires by Goodwin, McDermott Will & Emery, Arent Fox, Dykema Cox Smith, Akin Gump, White & Case and Haynes and Boone.http://www.managingip.com/Article/3669462/Latest-people-moves-in-the-US.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 01:30:00 GMTCanadian Federal Court awards Nintendo C$12.8m in TPM firstThe Canadian Federal Court has shown it isn’t playing when it comes to copyright infringement in game industry, in the first ruling to consider technological protection measures introduced in 2012http://www.managingip.com/Article/3669454/Canadian-Federal-Court-awards-Nintendo-C128m-in-TPM-first.htmlTue, 14 Mar 2017 23:45:00 GMTThe land that IP law forgotAs Myanmar has opened up in the past five years, multinationals have rushed into the country. But, reports Shaun Tan, its IP laws are still frozen in timehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3669298/The-land-that-IP-law-forgot.htmlTue, 14 Mar 2017 15:00:00 GMT