Trade marks - bloghttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2854©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade marks - blogAttorneys’ fees, Federal Circuit, will.i.am, EFF, Erich Spangenberg, CRISPR, Prism, Philips, ITC, Qualcomm, Apple, Aqua IP Investor Pool – the week in IPThe Federal Circuit confirming the attorneys’ fees standard is the same in patent and trade mark cases, will.i.am being denied a trade mark registration, EFF winning an appeal of its podcasting dispute with Personal Audio, Erich Spangenberg leaving Marathon, the EPO intending to grant a CRISPR patent, a $30m damages award being set aside, a $10.3m award for Philips, a pool to connect patent holders with high-growth start-ups, and the ITC taking on Qualcomm’s complaint against Apple were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740634/Attorneys-fees-Federal-Circuit-william-EFF-Erich-Spangenberg-CRISPR-Prism-Philips-ITC-Qualcomm-Apple.htmlThu, 10 Aug 2017 19:15:00 GMTApple, WARF, Qualcomm, Google, Richard Prince, CLASSICS Act, STRONGER Patents Act, Tam – the week in IPA judge more than doubling WARF’s damages award, Qualcomm taking its Apple dispute to Europe, Google filing for a US injunction against its Canada Supreme Court loss, a judge allowing the Richard Prince copyright suit to proceed, the CLASSICS Act being introduced, the chances of success for the STRONGER Patents Act and applications for offensive trade marks were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3736664/Apple-WARF-Qualcomm-Google-Richard-Prince-CLASSICS-Act-STRONGER-Patents-Act-Tamthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 21:30:00 GMTBrexit and EU registered rights - a fantasyThe UK voted to leave the EU, so how could it remain part of the EU trade mark and design systems?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3736399/Brexit-and-EU-registered-rights-a-fantasy.htmlTue, 25 Jul 2017 17:15:00 GMTQualcomm, Apple, TTAB, High Tech Inventors Alliance, Waymo, Uber, Shipping & Transit, Federal Circuit, PTAB, Humira, Intellectual Ventures – the week in IPQualcomm filing an ITC complaint against Apple, the TTAB’s precedential opinions in 2017, eight technology companies forming an alliance, Waymo dropping patent claims in its dispute with Uber, Shipping & Transit being ordered to pay attorneys’ fees, the Federal Circuit remanding two PTAB cases and the invalidation of an AbbVie patent for Humira were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3732754/Qualcomm-Apple-TTAB-High-Tech-Inventors-Alliance-Waymo-Uber-Shipping-and-Transit-Federal-Circuit-PTAB.htmlWed, 12 Jul 2017 19:00:00 GMTQualcomm, Section 2(a), Federal Circuit, TC Heartland, ZoomEssence, USPTO director rumours – the week in IPA denial of Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the FTC case against it, USPTO examiner guidance on Section 2(a), a Federal Circuit ruling that the USPTO can seek attorneys’ fees, the districts with the most patent cases since TC Heartland, a $56m trade secrets settlement and rumours that Andrei Iancu will be USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3728863/Qualcomm-Section-2a-Federal-Circuit-TC-Heartland-ZoomEssence-USPTO-director-rumoursthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 21:45:00 GMTRead our bumper mid-year issue online now!Our mid-year issue of Managing IP magazine includes a special feature on recent US Supreme Court decisions, focusing on the TC Heartland case, and also includes articles from China, Germany, the UK and Vietnam - and much more!http://www.managingip.com/Article/3728810/Read-our-bumper-mid-year-issue-online-now.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:00 GMTYour guide to a busy SCOTUS term for IP casesThe US Supreme Court ruled on eight intellectual property cases this term. Get up to speed with our overview of the cases and links to our analysis of the decisions and argumentshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727528/Your-guide-to-a-busy-SCOTUS-term-for-IP-cases.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 01:30:00 GMTJersey Boys, GSK, Teva, Gene Simmons, Imagine, top universities for patents, Texas trade secrets – the week in IPA ruling in the Jersey Boys copyright dispute, a $235m award to GlaxoSmithKline, the end of Gene Simmons’ efforts to register a hand gesture as a trade mark, a process to add Yoko Ono to Imagine’s songwriting credits, the top 100 universities granted patents and amendments to Texas trade secrets law were in the intellectual property news in the past weekhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727307/Jersey-Boys-GSK-Teva-Gene-Simmons-Imagine-top-universities-for-patents-Texas-trade-secretsthe-week-in.htmlThu, 22 Jun 2017 15:45:00 GMTTC Heartland, House Judiciary Committee, Uber, Waymo, monkey selfie, patent news coverage – the week in IPThe distribution of patent cases post-TC Heartland, a House Judiciary Committee hearing, the latest in the Uber/Waymo trade secrets case, a bizarre turn in the monkey selfie story and a Center for Intellectual Property Understanding report on coverage of patent infringement in the media - Natalie Rahhal rounds up the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725416/TC-Heartland-House-Judiciary-Committee-Uber-Waymo-monkey-selfie-patent-news-coveragethe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 21:00:00 GMTRead the May issue onlineOur bumper mid-year issue of Managing IP will soon be available, but until then you can still read the May issue in digital formathttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725159/Read-the-May-issue-online.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 11:30:00 GMTMichelle Lee, IPO 2016 US patent owners list, Sanofi, Amgen, Puma, Forever 21, TC Heartland and 101 rulings, Apple, WARF – the week in IPSpeculation about why Michelle Lee resigned as USPTO director, the IPO releasing its list of the top 300 organisations granted US patents, Federal Circuit arguments in Amgen and Sanofi’s dispute over cholesterol drug patents, a setback for Puma in its lawsuit against Forever 21, how TC Heartland will affect Section 101 rulings, and an affirmation of a $234m verdict against Apple were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3723931/Michelle-Lee-IPO-2016-US-patent-owners-list-Sanofi-Amgen-Puma-Forever-21-TC-Heartland-and-101-rulings.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 16:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – Nokia, Apple, Spotify, PTAB, Abbvie, BlackBerry, Qualcomm, IP Czar, Trump budget, Uber, District of DelawareNokia and Apple ending their dispute, a $43m Spotify settlement, the PTAB invalidating a Humira patent, an increase in Blackberry’s award from Qualcomm to $940m, the intellectual property czar’s nomination hearing, the Trump budget requesting $3.6bn for the USPTO, Uber firing the engineer involved in its trade secrets dispute with Waymo, and the District of Delaware inviting four Pennsylvania judges to handle cases were in the recent IP newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3722122/The-week-in-IPNokia-Apple-Spotify-PTAB-Abbvie-BlackBerry-Qualcomm-IP-Czar-Trump-budget-Uber-District.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 18:45:00 GMTGood things come to those who wait at INTAA record number of trade mark professionals attended the INTA Annual Meeting. So did Managing IP, publishing our Trademark Times newsletter. The overwhelming feeling was Barcelona was a great city to hold the meeting in, but challenges including long lines, an over-packed finale and even muggingshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721985/Good-things-come-to-those-who-wait-at-INTA.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 01:30:00 GMTThe corporate IP stars of 2017Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its 2017 list of highly recommended in-house counsel who deal with IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721506/The-corporate-IP-stars-of-2017.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTWomen in IP annual reception 2017, BarcelonaThanks to all those who attended the annual Women in IP Network reception during the INTA Annual Meeting in Barcelona. We have posted photos from the event on our Facebook pagehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721214/Women-in-IP-annual-reception-2017-Barcelona.htmlTue, 30 May 2017 15:15:00 GMTQualcomm, Waymo, Uber, Amgen, Conan O’Brien, Cloudflare, Blackbird Tech, PTAB – the week in IPSamsung and Intel supporting the FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm, the latest in the Waymo/Uber trade secrets dispute, Amgen filing a BPCIA lawsuit, a copyright case involving Conan O’Brien jokes, Cloudflare going on the offensive against Blackbird Tech and a covered business method survey were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718203/Qualcomm-Waymo-Uber-Amgen-Conan-OBrien-Cloudflare-Blackbird-Tech-PTABthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 20:15:00 GMTEagles, Wi-Fi One, hashtag trade marks, emojis, Dancing Baby – the week in IPA dispute over Hotel California, en banc argument in Wi-Fi One at the Federal Circuit, a 64% increase in hashtag trade mark applications, a paper discussing IP protection for emojis, and the US government urging the Supreme Court not to hear the dancing baby copyright case were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3716312/Eagles-Wi-Fi-One-hashtag-trade-marks-emojis-Dancing-Babythe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 10 May 2017 15:15:00 GMTAll set for Barcelona?The world's IP practitioners will be heading to Barcelona next week for the IACC Spring Conference and the INTA Annual Meetinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3715856/All-set-for-Barcelona.htmlTue, 09 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTWorld IP Day, Google, Intertrust Technologies, USTR Special 301 Report, Qualcomm, Apple, PTAB – the week in IPEvents marking World IP Day, the launch of PatentShield by Intertrust Technologies and Google, the 2017 USTR Special 301 Report, a further deterioration in relations between Qualcomm and Apple, and PTAB filing statistics were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713955/World-IP-Day-Google-Intertrust-Technologies-USTR-Special-301-Report-Qualcomm-Apple-PTABthe-week-in-IP.htmlTue, 02 May 2017 13:30:00 GMTRead the Europe IP Focus 2017 for freeManaging IP's latest supplement includes articles on the UPC, Brexit, SPCs, website blocking, EPO amendments, the new Spanish Patent Law and the Digital Single Markethttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3713926/Read-the-Europe-IP-Focus-2017-for-free.htmlTue, 02 May 2017 11:15:00 GMTIP Strategy Forum held in LondonManaging IP hosted the first IP Strategy Forum in London on World IP Day, April 26http://www.managingip.com/Article/3713336/IP-Strategy-Forum-held-in-London.htmlFri, 28 Apr 2017 12:15:00 GMTThe art of IP warShaun Tan reviews Paolo Beconcini's book "Rules of Engagement: Trade Mark Strategies, Protection and Enforcement in China"http://www.managingip.com/Article/3712975/The-art-of-IP-war.htmlThu, 27 Apr 2017 13:30:00 GMTRead our latest issues in digital formatAs well as being able to read, and search, articles on managingip.com, did you know you can also read our special digital versions?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3712162/Read-our-latest-issues-in-digital-format.htmlTue, 25 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMTIntellectual Ventures, WiLAN, CRISPR appeal, Apple, Unwired Planet, Trump trade marks, EFF – the week in IPIV stopping buying patents, WiLAN changing its name and diversifying from “lumpy” licensing, University of California/Berkeley appealing the PTAB’s CRISPR ruling, Apple settling with Unwired Planet on the eve of trial, the New York Times’ analysis of President Trump’s trade marks, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation hitting back at a company that sued over the “Stupid Patent of the Month” were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3710392/Intellectual-Ventures-WiLAN-CRISPR-appeal-Apple-Unwired-Planet-Trump-trade-marks-EFFthe-week-in-IP.htmlTue, 18 Apr 2017 23:45:00 GMTEd Sheeran, Marathon Patent Group, Forever 21, Puma, Marijuanaville, Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, LOT Network –the week in IPA settlement in the $20m copyright claim over an Ed Sheeran song, Marathon’s relationship with Erich Spangenberg’s new company, a setback for Puma in its Forever 21 dispute, President Trump’s intention to nominate Vishal Amin as IP czar, a TTAB ruling on Marijuanaville and new LOT Network members were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3709135/Ed-Sheeran-Marathon-Patent-Group-Forever-21-Puma-Marijuanaville-Intellectual-Property-Enforcement.htmlWed, 12 Apr 2017 03:00:00 GMTUnwired Planet v Google, Q1 PTAB and district court filing, Hefty/Glad false advertising dispute, USPTO leadership, International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition – the week in IPThe Federal Circuit’s denial of en banc review of Unwired Planet v Google, a record quarter for PTAB petition filing, a false advertising case involving garbage bag makers, the latest on USPTO leadership and IACC praise for a President Trump executive order were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3688864/Unwired-Planet-v-Google-Q1-PTAB-and-district-court-filing-HeftyGlad-false-advertising-dispute-USPTO.htmlWed, 05 Apr 2017 17:15:00 GMTGlobal and North America awards – the winners have all been revealedA busy awards season for Managing IP is now over, with the winners of both our Global Awards and North America awards announced last month. Recap who the winners were and view photos from our awards dinners in London and New Yorkhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3688714/Global-and-North-America-awardsthe-winners-have-all-been-revealed.htmlWed, 05 Apr 2017 13:30:00 GMTSection 101’s future and other highlights from the April 2017 issuePrint copies of our latest issue are now on their way to readers all over the world. Rather than wait for the post, subscribers can read the full contents online now! The April issue includes a cover story on eligible patent subject matter in the US and three articles on the CJEUhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3688565/Section-101s-future-and-other-highlights-from-the-April-2017-issue.htmlWed, 05 Apr 2017 00:45:00 GMTSpain's Culture Plan 2020 and the fight against piracyIn a guest post, Juan José Caselles Fornés of Elzaburu discusses recent initiatives to tackle counterfeiting and piracy in Spainhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3687945/Spains-Culture-Plan-2020-and-the-fight-against-piracy.htmlMon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:00 GMTMicrosoft, Toyota, USPTO, LG, Marrakesh treaty, Kanye West, Beijing Intellectual Property Court, Crystal Head Vodka – the week in IPMicrosoft’s patent licensing agreement with Toyota, a new USPTO Working Group on Regulatory Reform, LG’s first complaints against another phone manufacturer, Honduras’ ratification of the Marrakesh treaty, a copyright settlement between Kanye West and a Hungarian songwriter, the first injunction in a SEP infringement suit issued by the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, and a trade dress win for Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3673649/Microsoft-Toyota-USPTO-LG-Marrakesh-treaty-Kanye-West-Beijing-Intellectual-Property-Court-Crystal.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 21:30:00 GMT