Trade mark - Features©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade mark - FeaturesManaging IP Asia Awards winners revealedThe Asia Awards Dinner was held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on March 21, recognising the best intellectual property law firms in the region, 21 Mar 2018 15:00:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards Winners revealedThe Americas Awards Dinner was held at the Essex House in New York on March 15, and recognised the best law firms and individuals nationally and regionally in Canada, Latin America and the US, 16 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards Winners 2018 revealedThe EMEA Awards Dinner was held at The Savoy in London on March 8, and recognised the best intellectual property firms in 25 countries and by region, 09 Mar 2018 09:30:00 GMTTrade secrets takeaways from Waymo v Uber and nearly two years of the DTSAThe trade secrets dispute over self-driving technology ended in a surprise settlement. Michael Loney asks what can be learned from the blockbuster case, and what issues remain unresolved since the enactment of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, 04 Mar 2018 05:30:00 GMTWong & Partners, 22 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announcedThe Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the year, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlists, 05 Feb 2018 17:30:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s inaugural Asia-Pacific Awards dinner will be held on March 21 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. The winners will be chosen from these shortlists, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMTTop firms for trade mark work: IP STARS rankingsManaging IP is pleased to reveal the first set of results of the research for the 2018 edition of IP STARS. Here, we present the leading firms for trade mark work in more than 80 jurisdictions, 01 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMTEuropean IP cases to look out for in 2018Hip hop, the Louboutin red sole shoes and copyright protection for food are among the subjects of disputes pending before the European courts. James Nurton provides a guide to some of the more significant cases coming up this year, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTCJEU 2017 cases: A geographical origin storyIn 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued 19 decisions primarily focused on trade marks. Alice Stagg summarises the most interesting of them, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTAI is coming and it will change trade mark lawThe rise of artificial intelligence may mean some of the historic concepts and principles of trade mark law will simply no longer apply or will have to be interpreted differently, write Lee Curtis and Rachel Platts of HGF, 08 Dec 2017 15:00:00 GMTTrade dress litigation: Between patents and trade marksDarius C Gambino of DLA Piper analyses recent trends in trade dress litigation, and suggests tips for an enforcement plan, 08 Dec 2017 15:00:00 GMTZambia judgment casts doubts on international registrationsA Zambian High Court has ruled that the Zambian Trade Mark Act does not recognise unregistered well-known marks. Wayne Meiring explains why this judgment may also affect international trade mark registrations in Zambia, 29 Nov 2017 16:45:00 GMTEU and China sign geographical indications agreementA new bilateral agreement promises mutual recognition of certain geographical indications from Europe and China. Katharina König and Matthew Murphy explain, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMTFresh concerns over the Madrid Protocol in AfricaAfrican countries have been keen to join the Madrid System, but Wayne Meiring reports that there remain problems in how it is implemented, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMTPositive signs for IP enforcement in ArgentinaArgentina has a poor reputation for protecting IP rights. But, says Carlos Castrillo, new political winds are bringing changes, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMTUtynam’s HeirsLast month Utynam attended the 31st MARQUES Annual Conference in Prague. Here are some highlights, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 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 explain, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTWIPO’s revised Overview 3.0 assesses evolutions in UDRP jurisprudenceSix years after its second edition of the WIPO Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected UDRP Questions, WIPO unveiled the third edition of its overview of UDRP jurisprudence. Justin Chay and Brian Beckham highlight several key updates, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTDistinctiveness of three-dimensional trade marksBased on a study of data in the Darts-IP case database, Donatienne Moreau and Ioanna Diakomichali review trends on distinctiveness of 3D trade marks in European cases at appeal level, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 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 reports, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTBrexit: the top five legislative challengesBrexit affects IP in many ways. James Nurton and Kingsley Egbuonu identify five areas where urgent action is needed to provide clarity and ensure a smooth transition, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTA guide to trade mark forum shopping in EuropeTrade mark owners need to weigh up various factors when deciding where to bring an infringement action. Sahira Khwaja, Alastair Shaw, Leopold von Gerlach, Ewa Kacperek, Marie-Aimée de Dampierre and Alexis Valot compare procedures and practices in France, Germany, Poland and the United Kingdom, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMTUtynam’s HeirsEvery week our Americas editor Michael Loney rounds up some of the interesting, amusing and simply weird IP stories from news reports and blogs. Utynam picks out a few recent highlights, 24 Aug 2017 12:30:00 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 recently, 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 Linh, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTUtynam's Heirs, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTSponsored by Wan Hui Da – Peksung IP Group, 20 Jun 2017 14:00:00 GMTEurope Women in Business Law Awards: 2017 winnersThe seventh annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards celebrated individuals and firms at a ceremony in London, 16 Jun 2017 09:30:00 GMT