Trade Marks©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade MarksBad faith trade marks issues have “gotten worse” since China’s law changesLow damages and evidence collection challenges are exacerbating bad faith trade marks in China, 16 Jan 2019 18:00:00 GMTInterview: 3M trade mark counsel on fighting counterfeits in ChinaStephen Lu, senior trade mark counsel at 3M, discusses how the increased focus on civil litigation to tackle counterfeits in China is affecting trade mark protection and enforcement strategies, 14 Jan 2019 14:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – SCOTUS Fourth Estate argument, CJEU AG quotation exception opinion, WiLAN’s Apple setback, Monsanto win at India Supreme Court, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 11 Jan 2019 22:00:00 GMTIP people moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual property moves include hires by McDermott Will and Emery, Seyfarth Shaw, Holland & Hart, Ballard Spahr, Greenberg Traurig, Barnes & Thornburg, Perkins Coie, Cooley, Mathys & Squire, Hogan Lovells and Clyde & Co, 10 Jan 2019 18:30:00 GMTIn-house counsel air concerns with China’s new e-commerce lawEnforcement of law in social media channels remains uncertain and the administrative burden is still heavy for brand owners, despite China’s new e-commerce regime coming into force at the start of the year, 08 Jan 2019 16:15:00 GMTSCOTUS to hear scandalous Brunetti trade mark caseThe US Supreme Court now has five IP cases on its docket, after agreeing to hear the USPTO’s appeal of the case involving the FUCT mark, 05 Jan 2019 00:45:00 GMTSome IP stories you may have missed over the holidaysRecent patent, trade mark and copyright news includes an Ed Sheeran case going to trial, Qualcomm posting bonds in its dispute with Apple in Germany, a Pooey Puitton purse, whether the Carlton dance is protected by copyright, and an Israel Supreme Court decision, 04 Jan 2019 04:45:00 GMTHey! Wait! Nirvana’s got a new copyright complaintNirvana is suing Marc Jacobs for copyright and trade mark infringement for its use of a smiley face logo in its Bootleg Redux Grunge clothing collection, with observers saying the fashion brand will likely rely on First Amendment defences, 03 Jan 2019 17:30:00 GMTBack to the US ITC for Converse All Star trade marksJosh Pond, Lisa Pearson, Matthew Meyer and Ted Davis of Kilpatrick Townsend dissect the contentious trade mark and remedy issues that split the Federal Circuit in its decision overturning the US International Trade Commission’s sneaker ruling, 03 Jan 2019 09:00:00 GMTUser-friendly? Strategies for navigating the USPTO’s use audits for global brand ownersThe USPTO in 2017 began randomly auditing US trade mark registrations upon receipt of Declarations of Continuing Use. Andrea Anderson discusses how the programme works and provides tips for what to do if you are audited, 02 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMTIndia: Delhi High Court rules on role of intermediaries, 02 Jan 2019 13:45:00 GMTIP M&A: “Too early to close the coffin on IP boutiques”Despite the decades-long trend of US general practice firms acquiring intellectual property boutiques, strong boutiques are expected to survive, 19 Dec 2018 14:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – EU releases Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List, DOJ withdraws from SEPs policy statement, AG issues Metall auf Metall opinion, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 17 Dec 2018 12:45:00 GMTData Breach: What to Know, How to Prevent and How to Handle, 13 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMTPractical Tips for Filing Trademark Applications in Asia, 13 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMTThe First E-Commerce Law in China, 13 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMTIP awareness is increasing, understanding is lagging behindIBM’s Manny Schecter believes public awareness of intellectual property has increased but there has not been a corresponding increase in understanding, 12 Dec 2018 22:45:00 GMTAfrica: Trade mark opposition highlights the issue of reclassification, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTFrance: National trade mark rights should be maintained, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTRussia: Analysing the case of Lunos v Linos, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTUK: What constitutes online trade mark infringement in the UK?, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTUS: Hashtags do not prevent likelihood of confusion, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTMeet the DesignEuropa award winnersA self-service airport baggage drop system and a medical imaging apparatus were the winners at the recent DesignEuropa awards. Managing IP interviewed representatives of both winning companies about their successful products, 11 Dec 2018 13:30:00 GMTHong Kong IP list expected in 2019Honourable Justice Lok has revealed news of an upcoming change in Hong Kong’s High Court for IP disputes, 10 Dec 2018 20:00:00 GMTIn-house counsel reveal brand protection strategies for the new economyHow are Nestlé and Proctor & Gamble dealing with the challenges of online counterfeiting and increased cross-border trade?, 10 Dec 2018 20:00:00 GMTOur November/December issue is now onlineThe 50 most influential people in IP, the leading law firms for PCT work, an interview with USPTO director Andrei Iancu and a comparison of stays in Europe are among the highlights of our latest issue, 10 Dec 2018 06:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – Plants patentable in Europe, China reveals IP theft punishments, Facebook’s patent portfolio grows, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 10 Dec 2018 06:00:00 GMTCadbury loses appeal for colour purple description alterationIn what is being viewed as a “significant blow” to Cadbury, the UK Court of Appeal did not accept the confectionery company’s argument that its registration for the colour purple contained a series of trade marks, 05 Dec 2018 21:30:00 GMTUK IP minister Sam Gyimah resigns over BrexitGyimah is the 10th person to resign over the UK government’s EU Withdrawal Agreement, including previous IP minister Jo Johnson, 03 Dec 2018 02:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – EU sues over Marrakesh non-compliance, Nokia and OPPO agree patent licence, Australia scraps changes to inventive step, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 03 Dec 2018 02:00:00 GMT