Trade mark - Newshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2851©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - NewsHope for 3D marks in Europe after Rubik’s CubeThe Rubik’s 3D shape mark case is not the only dispute shaping trade mark lawhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808850/Hope-for-3D-marks-in-Europe-after-Rubiks-Cube.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:15:00 GMTThe EU trade mark case law you need to knowWhat trade mark cases have defined the trade mark landscape in Europe in the past year? This question was addressed by a panel at this year’s INTA Annual Meetinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808852/The-EU-trade-mark-case-law-you-need-to-know.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:15:00 GMTThe increasing challenge of combatting counterfeit sports productsSpeakers from the NFL, NBA and Barcelona soccer club say enforcement against counterfeit sports goods is becoming more difficult, with a shift towards mobile ecommerce and social media providing copycats with news ways of targeting consumershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808851/The-increasing-challenge-of-combatting-counterfeit-sports-products.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:15:00 GMTTam’s unanswered questions of dilution and Section 7Scandalous, immoral and disparaging marks are all now fair game, but the question of dilution is less clear. A speaker at the INTA Annual Meeting also questioned why the government didn’t use Section 7 of the Lanham Act to bolster its argument in Tamhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808849/Tams-unanswered-questions-of-dilution-and-Section-7.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:00:00 GMTClarity needed for colour trade marks in Europe85% of all colour marks registered with the EUIPO would be invalid if the EU General Court judgement in the Red Bull case is confirmedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808839/Clarity-needed-for-colour-trade-marks-in-Europe.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 19:15:00 GMTUS leads the way in Madrid trade mark filingMadrid applications were up 5% in 2017, while Afghanistan recently became the 101st member of the Madrid Systemhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808233/US-leads-the-way-in-Madrid-trade-mark-filing.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 02:00:00 GMTSponsored article: Discussing trade mark oppositionTwo legal practitioners evaluate whether opposition should occur before or after trademark registration, weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of both scenarioshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808535/Sponsored-article-Discussing-trade-mark-opposition.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTSponsored article: Mexico continues to modernize its IP systemGloria Niembro Castro and Santiago Zubikarai Gonzalez Mariscal of Basham, Ringe & Correa, S.C. examine reforms to Mexico’s Industrial Property Law, analyzing the effect of the changes on industrial designs, geographical indications and trademarkshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808534/Sponsored-article-Mexico-continues-to-modernize-its-IP-system.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTHow copyright can help trade mark owners in internet protectionA panel at the INTA annual meeting looked at how copyright can aid brand owners in trade mark enforcement in China, Europe and the UShttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808248/How-copyright-can-help-trade-mark-owners-in-internet-protection.htmlMon, 21 May 2018 08:15:00 GMTShould cannabis brands get federal protection?The lively INTA Professor v Practitioner debate had one side arguing that marijuana brands need federal rights to protect consumers and the other countering that national protection is not needed because consumers are protected by hefty industry regulationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808238/Should-cannabis-brands-get-federal-protection.htmlMon, 21 May 2018 02:45:00 GMTAmendments to Mexico’s industrial property law publishedThe amendments will give protection to new trade mark types, such as sound and smell, colour combinations and holographic signshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808232/Amendments-to-Mexicos-industrial-property-law-published.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:45:00 GMTDisparaging and scandalous trade marks post-TamWhile the Supreme Court settled the issue of disparaging marks, Section 2(a)’s prohibition against immoral or scandalous marks is still being contested. The Federal Circuit last month declined to hear the Brunetti case en banchttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808231/Disparaging-and-scandalous-trade-marks-post-Tam.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:45:00 GMTTTAB developments to know from 2017We ask John Welch of Wolf Greenfield to identify the biggest TTAB cases last year. He says fraud and proportionality are issues to watch this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808230/TTAB-developments-to-know-from-2017.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:45:00 GMTCanada tackling trade mark trollsOne provision in Canada's national intellectual property strategy is to prevent the misuse of the registration system such as instances of “trademark squatting"http://www.managingip.com/Article/3808228/Canada-tackling-trade-mark-trolls.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:30:00 GMTChina’s SIPO restructure explainedSIPO will be responsible for facilitating the creation of an IP rights protection system, and the registration and administrative adjudication of trade marks, patents and geographical indicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808229/Chinas-SIPO-restructure-explained.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:30:00 GMTSponsored article: Examining data on the malicious registration of trademarks in ChinaZhang Xuan, founder of IP House, analyzes data and trends relating to the malicious registration of trademarkshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808227/Sponsored-article-Examining-data-on-the-malicious-registration-of-trademarks-in-China.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:15:00 GMTUK publishes Trade Secrets Regulations 2018The main change from the draft is the introduction of a new third regulation that seeks to set out the relationship between trade secrets and the existing law of confidential informationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808114/UK-publishes-Trade-Secrets-Regulations-2018.htmlFri, 18 May 2018 17:00:00 GMTCJEU rules innovative products alone do not make marks distinctiveTriggerballs’ failed attempt to register a 3D mark for its massage ball follows a growing trend of reluctance for EU courts to grant trade mark rights in shapeshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3807680/CJEU-rules-innovative-products-alone-do-not-make-marks-distinctive.htmlThu, 17 May 2018 19:15:00 GMTChina to become biggest foreign trade mark filer – CompuMark reportThe US is predicted to lose its status as the world’s largest foreign trade mark filer in the next two years, while Huawei was the top Chinese brand filer in 2017http://www.managingip.com/Article/3807675/China-to-become-biggest-foreign-trade-mark-filerCompuMark-report.htmlThu, 17 May 2018 18:30:00 GMTKorea’s law amendment aims to strengthen trade dress protectionChanges to Korea’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act follow a 2016 Supreme Court ruling relating to trade dresshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806924/Koreas-law-amendment-aims-to-strengthen-trade-dress-protection.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 GMTGDPR creates problems for online enforcementA blackout of the ICANN WHOIS platform as a result of the General Data Protection Regulation would result in a field day for bad actors to purchase and misuse domain nameshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806651/GDPR-creates-problems-for-online-enforcement.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 05:00:00 GMTInterview: Ant Financial’s Benjamin Bai on blockchain and AIThe chief IP counsel of the fintech leader tells Managing IP about the challenges of blockchain and AI patent filinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806650/Interview-Ant-Financials-Benjamin-Bai-on-blockchain-and-AI.htmlFri, 11 May 2018 21:30:00 GMTHow AI affects trade mark prosecution and litigationApplying artificial intelligence can solve many trade mark problems. But will the integration of AI result in more questions than answers?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3806055/How-AI-affects-trade-mark-prosecution-and-litigation.htmlThu, 10 May 2018 04:15:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Imogen Fowler, Mireille Buydens and Ellen ShankmanFor this edition of the Women in IP Interview, Lucy Songi speaks to Imogen Fowler (Hogan Lovells), Mireille Buydens (Janson Baugniet) and Ellen Shankman (Ellen B Shankman & Associates) about their experiences and what advice they would offer to up-and-coming IP practitionershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3805977/Women-in-IP-Global-Network-Interview-Imogen-Fowler-Mireille-Buydens-and-Ellen-Shankman.htmlWed, 09 May 2018 16:45:00 GMTCanadian IP strategy aims at stopping trade mark trollsAn intellectual property strategy unveiled in Canada includes a provision aimed at preventing the rise of trade mark trolls, in response to soaring all-class applicationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804804/Canadian-IP-strategy-aims-at-stopping-trade-mark-trolls.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 19:30:00 GMTStart-ups’ specific IP challengesLack of experience and funds mean intellectual property is often neglected by start-ups. Managing IP asks a few of them how they approach IP strategyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804619/Start-ups-specific-IP-challenges.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 00:15:00 GMTTechnology alters the anti-counterfeiting landscapeEllie Mertens reveals evolving technologies are changing the counterfeiting game on both sides, as a tool for both prevention and evasionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804016/Technology-alters-the-anti-counterfeiting-landscape.htmlWed, 02 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTThe top recent TTAB decisions and trends to watchManaging IP asks John Welch, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board blogger and counsel at Wolf Greenfield, about 2017 decisions and what issues to watch this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804267/The-top-recent-TTAB-decisions-and-trends-to-watch.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 21:30:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2018)Managing IP presents this year’s leading female intellectual property practitioners, according to IP STARS researchhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802643/The-Top-250-Women-in-IP-2018.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMTDeveloping an in-house trade mark enforcement strategyIn-house counsel tell Patrick Wingrove how their strategies for fighting counterfeits are evolvinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802896/Developing-an-in-house-trade-mark-enforcement-strategy.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 07:30:00 GMT