Trade mark - Newshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2851©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - NewsReport sheds light on lookalikesResearch into eye-tracking techniques shows that consumers shop on autopilot and are fooled by lookalike brands, mistaking the copy for the brand 20% of the time when both are on the shelfhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3742424/Report-sheds-light-on-lookalikes.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 GMTNew conditions for IP-related crimes in VietnamVietnam's new Penal Code introduces monetary thresholds in addition to "commercial scale" standard for IP enforcement and narrows the scope of trade mark-related crime. Tran Manh Hung, Do Tran Thanh and Any Duc Nguyen explain the implicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3741870/New-conditions-for-IP-related-crimes-in-Vietnam.htmlWed, 16 Aug 2017 13:45:00 GMTCJEU judgment reshuffles litigation costs in BelgiumThe recent CJEU judgment and subsequent national interpretation in Rovi Guides v Telenet will have a significant impact on the predictability of legal costs and should be taken into account when setting up an IP litigation strategy in Belgium, as Steven Sarlet and Ben Brigou explainhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3741371/CJEU-judgment-reshuffles-litigation-costs-in-Belgium.htmlMon, 14 Aug 2017 16:30:00 GMTThe latest Americas IP people movesManaging IP’s regular update of people moves includes hires by Orrick, Mintz Levin, Merchant & Gould, Foley & Lardner, BakerHostetler and King & Spalding, as well as Erich Spangenberg leaving Marathon and a new INTA chief representative officer for Latin America and the Caribbeanhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3741026/The-latest-Americas-IP-people-moves.htmlMon, 14 Aug 2017 05:15:00 GMTNew Zealand launches geographical indications register for wines and spiritsEighteen priority applications have been filed after New Zealand’s GI Act came into effect. Coordination is needed on determining boundaries, and potential issues include interpretation and how GIs are negotiated in free trade agreementshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740955/New-Zealand-launches-geographical-indications-register-for-wines-and-spirits.htmlMon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00 GMTUnder Armour wins trade mark case in ChinaThe People’s Higher Court of Fujian Province has granted Under Armour a preliminary injunction, a rarity in trade mark cases before the Chinese courts, in its dispute with Uncle Martianhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740632/Under-Armour-wins-trade-mark-case-in-China.htmlThu, 10 Aug 2017 19:15:00 GMTHow UK IP firms hope to survive BrexitThe UK’s departure from the EU threatens to disrupt IP practice in the country – and patent and trade mark firms are already taking steps to mitigate the potential damage. James Nurton reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3739015/How-UK-IP-firms-hope-to-survive-Brexit.htmlFri, 04 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMTUK: Grey goods caught by criminal lawThe UK Supreme Court has confirmed that criminal liability under Section 92 of the Trade Mark Act 1994 also covers dealing in grey market goods which the trade mark owner have not authorised to be sold or distributedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3739069/UK-Grey-goods-caught-by-criminal-law.htmlThu, 03 Aug 2017 10:30:00 GMTMichelin bursts Continental's trade mark applicationThe Court of Justice of the EU upheld a finding of likelihood of confusion between Michelin's X trade mark and Continental's application to register XKing - even though the EU General Court had "erred in law"http://www.managingip.com/Article/3737794/Michelin-bursts-Continentals-trade-mark-application.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 17:30:00 GMTProtecting images, shapes and colours as trade marks in AsiaFrom the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel to the Nokia ringtone and the stripes of 7-Eleven convenience stores, Karry Lai explains why non-traditional trade mark innovation in Asia is more than meets the eyehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3736148/Protecting-images-shapes-and-colours-as-trade-marks-in-Asia.htmlTue, 25 Jul 2017 16:45:00 GMTCITMA publishes position paper on BrexitThe association representing chartered UK trade mark attorneys has set out its wish list for registered trade marks and designs post-Brexit. It is also campaigning for representation rights after the UK leaves the EUhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3735681/CITMA-publishes-position-paper-on-Brexit.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 11:45:00 GMTWhen is a unitary right not a unitary right?The Court of Justice of the EU has provided guidance on the scope of protection of EU trade marks, in its judgment in a case involving the marks Kerrygold and Kerrymaidhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3735180/When-is-a-unitary-right-not-a-unitary-right.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 10:45:00 GMTInterim USPTO director Matal makes predictions on Oil States, TC Heartland and reformIn an open and wide-ranging speech at the Patents for Financial Services Summit in New York, interim USPTO director Joseph Matal predicted “we are going to win” the Oil States case, TC Heartland “is not going to put the venue issue to bed” and “there will be further patent reform legislation in the coming Congress”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3735172/Interim-USPTO-director-Matal-makes-predictions-on-Oil-States-TC-Heartland-and-reform.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 10:00:00 GMTIP arbitration amendment bill passed in Hong Kong but hurdles remainThe Hong Kong government has passed amendments to the territory’s arbitration ordinance to clarify that IP rights can be the subject of arbitrationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3733210/IP-arbitration-amendment-bill-passed-in-Hong-Kong-but-hurdles-remain.htmlFri, 14 Jul 2017 11:30:00 GMTThe latest people moves in the USManaging IP’s regular update of people moves includes the latest on the new firm being established by Ropes & Gray partners, and hires by Morrison & Foerster, Crowell & Moring, BakerHostetler, Dorsey & Whitney, Steptoe & Johnson, Wolf Greenfield, McAndrews Held & Malloy and Foley & Lardnerhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3733061/The-latest-people-moves-in-the-US.htmlThu, 13 Jul 2017 18:15:00 GMTCaptain Morgan trade mark win, Teva section 8 damages, Health Canada misfeasance – some Canadian IP cases you may have missedCanada has had two blockbuster Supreme Court decisions and a record patent damages award in the past month. But there have been other recent IP cases of interest, including a rum trade mark dispute, the reinstatement of Teva's C$125m section 8 damages and a finding of misfeasance in processing Apotex’s Apo-Trazodone drug submissionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3731764/Captain-Morgan-trade-mark-win-Teva-section-8-damages-Health-Canada-misfeasancesome-Canadian-IP-cases.htmlMon, 10 Jul 2017 08:30:00 GMTEuropean Life Sciences Forum 2017 - key takeawaysBrexit, the UPC, second medical use patents, biologics and digital health were all on the agenda at Managing IP's first European Life Sciences Forum in Londonhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3731151/European-Life-Sciences-Forum-2017-key-takeaways.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 16:15:00 GMTInterview: Deanna Wong, partner, Hogan LovellsDeanna Wong is partner at Hogan Lovells' Beijing office and an IP practitioner with 20 years of experience in China and Hong Kong. As part of the Women in IP series, she speaks to Alice O’Donkor about the progress of IP enforcement in China, the plight of foreign brand owners and work-life balance.http://www.managingip.com/Article/3729476/Interview-Deanna-Wong-partner-Hogan-Lovells.htmlFri, 30 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMTRecent 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 recentlyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727486/Recent-interviews-on-managingipcom.htmlFri, 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 Linhhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727706/Vietnam-grapples-with-well-known-trade-marks.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTUtynam's Heirshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3728050/Utynams-Heirs.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTInterview: Prudence Jahja, partner, Januar Jahja & PartnersIn our latest Women in IP interview, Indonesian IP partner Prudence Jahja speaks to Alice O’Donkor about her tips for success and typical challenges faced by IP practitioners in Indonesia and how to overcome them.http://www.managingip.com/Article/3727061/Interview-Prudence-Jahja-partner-Januar-Jahja-and-Partners.htmlWed, 21 Jun 2017 15:30:00 GMTDisparagement clause offends First Amendment, says SCOTUS in TamOn Monday June 19, the Supreme Court handed down its 8-0 unanimous (Justice Gorsuch took no part) decision in Matal v Tam (formerly Lee v Tam), finding that the disparagement clause of US trade mark law is unconstitutionalhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3726545/Disparagement-clause-offends-First-Amendment-says-SCOTUS-in-Tam.htmlTue, 20 Jun 2017 11:15:00 GMTThe Qatar-Gulf row: what it means for IPIP lawyers from the Middle East speak to Managing IP on the recent row between Qatar and the other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)http://www.managingip.com/Article/3725997/The-Qatar-Gulf-row-what-it-means-for-IP.htmlFri, 16 Jun 2017 15:30:00 GMTInterview: 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 GMTIP in Asia Forum 2017 - reports from Washington DC and Palo AltoManaging IP's annual IP in Asia Forums, focusing on developments in China, Japan and Korea, were held in Washington DC and Palo Alto on June 6 and 8http://www.managingip.com/Article/3725395/IP-in-Asia-Forum-2017-reports-from-Washington-DC-and-Palo-Alto.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 16:45:00 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 GMT