Trade mark - News©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - NewsAssessing the SCOTUS term and predicting Kavanaugh’s IP impactManaging IP analyses the three IP decisions out of the US Supreme Court in the term just ended, and previews next term and the impact of Justice Kennedy’s retirement, 13 Jul 2018 22:30:00 GMTUK to set up GI scheme and seek UPC membership after BrexitThe UK government’s new white paper outlines what it wants from intellectual property after it leaves the EU – but some IP professionals feel it doesn’t say enough, 12 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Gender inequality in GermanyLucy Songi speaks to Astrid Gérard (Preu Bohlig & Partners), Sandra Pohlman (df-mp), Christine Kanz (Hoyng Rokh Monegier) and Cordula Schumacher (Arnold Ruess) about gender inequality in the German workplace and whether new laws addressing this issue are effective, 11 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTResponding adeptly to Brazil’s trade mark systemIsabella Cardozo, Hannah Fernandes and Rafael Rocha of Daniel Legal and IP Strategy evaluate the benefits of judicial appeals and stress the importance of agreements which are effective in Brazil, 10 Jul 2018 05:30:00 GMTThe latest IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual property people moves include the launch of new firm Peroff Saunders and hires by King & Spalding, Fenwick & West, Holland & Hart, Goodwin, Maier & Maier, FisherBroyles, Barnes & Thornburg and Wynne-Jones IP, 09 Jul 2018 17:45:00 GMTProfile: Louis Vuitton’s Peter Chong on anti-counterfeiting strategy in ChinaKarry Lai speaks to the luxury brand’s civil enforcement head in China about tackling imitation counterfeits and strategies for trade mark protection, 09 Jul 2018 14:15:00 GMTInterviews: In-house counsel on China challengesFive leading Asia in-house counsel tell Karry Lai how they deal with issues in China including trade mark enforcement, blockchain, AI, software patents and trade secret litigation, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTUtynam’s Heirs: INTA annual meeting specialUtynam attended the INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle in May. Here are some highlights, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTWTO ruling likely to encourage more countries to pass plain packaging lawsINTA is "extremely disappointed" with WTO ruling that plain packaging measures in Australia promote the improvement of public health and do not infringe companies’ intellectual property rights, 02 Jul 2018 18:15:00 GMTUK government responds to Trade Mark Directive consultationThe response document noted that there was disagreement on how to interpret some terms and over licensing provisions, 29 Jun 2018 17:45:00 GMTCJEU’s Puma v EUIPO ruling makes life easier for brand ownersA ruling that the EUIPO should have taken its past decisions into account and told Puma why it chose to discount those decisions will help practitioners and brand owners, but it also raises the stakes in EUIPO proceedings, 28 Jun 2018 21:45:00 GMTFormer domain owner loses sign battle at General CourtA man who claimed his domain name was “illegally seized” by the French government has also had his sign rejected by the EUIPO after the French government opposed it. Can he defend his other EUIPO-registered marks?, 26 Jun 2018 23:15:00 GMTIP Clinic: Social media dos and don’ts for brandsSocial media is an integral part of any modern marketing campaign. Managing IP identifies some success stories and some blunders that brands have made, 26 Jun 2018 03:15:00 GMTNew ICANN access model could make online enforcement more onerousThe proposed system to stop a GDPR-caused block on access to website holders’ data could introduce fees and tip off online infringers. It’s also uncertain whether rights holders would get access, 26 Jun 2018 01:00:00 GMTThe US push to protect its IP from China: three things to knowThe US government’s proposed policy on trade with China will affect high-tech transfers and associated IP, 21 Jun 2018 17:00:00 GMTMastering the Hague Agreement in the UKMARQUES shared tips at a seminar to ensure UK IP professionals avoid common pitfalls in the system that came into force for the UK this month, 19 Jun 2018 17:00:00 GMTAlibaba’s IPR report shows anti-counterfeiting gains but more can be doneKarry Lai speaks with observers to get their views on how Alibaba and the Chinese government can improve anti-counterfeiting, 19 Jun 2018 16:45:00 GMTWhat Cartier v BT means for rights holdersThe UK Supreme Court has ruled that brand owners must pay the costs of ISPs blocking sites that sell counterfeit goods. But how big are these costs and will the ruling apply to copyright injunctions?, 15 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMTCan a court decision have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceeding?After the Supreme Court decision in B&B Hardware, Julia Anne Matheson and Cathy Liu of Hogan Lovells examine a case considering whether a court decision can have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceeding, 14 Jun 2018 16:45:00 GMTUK Supreme Court rules ISPs shouldn’t pay blocking order costsIn Cartier v BT, the court rules internet service providers are “innocent intermediaries” that do not have to bear the costs of blocking access to websites making infringing goods available for sale, 13 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTLouboutin red sole does not fall within absolute grounds for refusal, says CJEUThe case now heads back to the court in The Hague, after the CJEU holds Louboutin's mark does not relate to a specific shape, 12 Jun 2018 18:00:00 GMTInterview: Yihong Ying, IP counsel at Starbucks, on trade mark enforcement in ChinaKarry Lai talks to Ying about the challenges of managing consumer-generated IP in the digital age and strategies to fight trade mark squatters, 11 Jun 2018 21:15:00 GMTEuromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018: winners announcedThe best women lawyers in the Americas gathered at the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in New York to celebrate the achievements of women across firms, practice areas and jurisdictions, 08 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTDoes “Glen” makes consumers think of GI-protected Scotch whisky?The CJEU tells a Hamburg regional court which factors to consider when deciding if the German whisky Glen Buchenbach can keep its name, 07 Jun 2018 20:30:00 GMTHow the new ITC rules change litigation strategySome of the 11 International Trade Commission rule changes simply formalise existing practices. Others may cause complainants to rethink their approach, 07 Jun 2018 15:00:00 GMTThe latest IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual people moves include Allen & Overy's head of IP joining Kirkland & Ellis, and hires by Orrick, Latham & Watkins, Paul Hastings, Perkins Coie, Marks & Clerk and more, 06 Jun 2018 21:45:00 GMTBenelux trade mark law streamlined and harmonisedChanges to the Benelux trade mark system came into effect on June 1. Observers are particularly keen to see how the expanded grounds for filing oppositions will play out, 04 Jun 2018 02:00:00 GMTInterview: ABB’s Asia IP head on software patents and trade secretsKarry Lai talks with Michael Ding, ABB’s head of IP operations for Asia, the Middle East and Africa, about trends in software patents and trade secret protection in China, 31 May 2018 16:30:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Ann De Clercq, Hanna-Maija Elo, Louise Myburgh, and Julianna TabastajewaLucy Songi speaks to leading female practitioners from De Clercq & Partners, Properta Attorneys, Spoor & Fisher and Gowling WLG about their experiences in IP and advice for women considering a career in this field, 30 May 2018 20:45:00 GMT93% of brand owners believe AI will have positive impactA new Hogan Lovells report reveals what brands think about artificial intelligence, with views differing around the world, 30 May 2018 16:45:00 GMT