Trade mark - News©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - NewsNY Supreme Court tosses flat fee trademark royalty schemeIn a precedential decision, the New York Supreme Court became the first court in the US to affirm the percentage-of-sales methodology when determining trademark licensing royalties, 15 Feb 2019 16:30:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the Americas Awards 2019. The Americas Awards ceremony is on April 4 at the Essex House, New York, 13 Feb 2019 17:15:00 GMTInterview: Ma Yide, Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Strategy Research InstituteOne of MIP’s 2018 top 50 most influential people in IP discusses China’s progress in SEP cases, why patent quality is an issue in the country, and the upcoming trade secrets law being planned for China, 13 Feb 2019 09:45:00 GMTThe latest US lawyer movesRecent hires in the US intellectual property world include new partners at Baker Botts, Mintz & Gold and RuyakCherian, 12 Feb 2019 12:45:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the Asia-Pacific Awards 2019. The MIP Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony is on March 20 at the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, 11 Feb 2019 16:15:00 GMTUS patent system jumps from 12th to 2nd in US Chamber IP reportThe US Chamber of Commerce’s new global IP index shows the US patent system strengthened in 2018, attributing the improvement to USPTO director Andrei Iancu’s initiatives, 08 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the EMEA Awards 2019. The EMEA Awards ceremony is on March 7 at The Savoy in London, 05 Feb 2019 10:30:00 GMTBrazil prepares to join Madrid ProtocolBrazil’s IP policies are not quite Madrid-ready, and many changes will need to be made before it likely joins the Protocol later this year, 31 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTNicaraguan IP office to increase fees this yearIP law remains stable in Nicaragua, but fees at the IP office are expected to increase in 2019, 29 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTHow Mexico’s “most active year for IP” has changed trade marks and patentsFrom the USMCA to Mexico’s new president – as well as the appointment of an IMPI director with no intellectual property background – IP policy is being shaped by political forces to more closely align with international standards, 25 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTHow the bill to amend IP law will affect ChileA bill expected to be passed in Chile early this year introduces non-use trade mark cancellations and provisional patent applications, 21 Jan 2019 15:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – EU copyright trilogue cancelled, USPTO and the shutdown, McDonald’s EUIPO loss, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 19 Jan 2019 01:00:00 GMTIP adjustments in Argentina continueArgentina is still adjusting to big procedural changes introduced to INPI by presidential decree last year. Trade marks, patents and designs are all affected, 18 Jan 2019 00:45:00 GMTBad 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 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 GMT