Trade marks - bloghttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2854©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade marks - blogEricsson, EPO, Apple, SPCs, Comic-Con, Oracle v Google – the week in IPEllie Mertens rounds up recent intellectual property news, including Ericsson being awarded $75m against TCL, an EPO report on trends in European patents on smart connected objects, Apple filing an IPR against a Native American company, a CJEU ruling on SPCs, the latest in the Comic-Con trade mark dispute, and Federal Circuit arguments in Oracle v Googlehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3775359/Ericsson-EPO-Apple-SPCs-Comic-Con-Oracle-v-Googlethe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 13 Dec 2017 19:30:00 GMTChina drove growth in IP filings in 2016, reveals WIPO reportWIPO’s annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report reveals that soaring demand in China drove worldwide filing growth for patents, trade marks and industrial designshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3773313/China-drove-growth-in-IP-filings-in-2016-reveals-WIPO-report.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMTUber, Waymo, Apple, Qualcomm, International Trade Commission, Michelangelo's David, trade secrets – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included the postponement of the Waymo-Uber trial, a patent infringement countersuit from Apple against Qualcomm, an ITC clarification of the domestic industry requirement for unregistered trade dress, the prohibition of a travel agency using the image of Michelangelo's David for commercial purposes, and the indictment of three Chinese nationals for trade secrets thefthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3771213/Uber-Waymo-Apple-Qualcomm-International-Trade-Commission-Michelangelos-David-trade-secretsthe-week-in.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMTFinjan, Blue Coat, Fox Television, design patents, Polaroid, Fujifilm, CASE Act, Comic-Con – the week in IPRecent US intellectual property news included a mixed jury verdict in Finjan and Blue Coat’s dispute, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in the trade mark case over Fox’s Empire programme, a TRO being issued in a design patent case, Fujifilm hitting back at Polaroid, support for the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement Act, and the latest in the Comic-Con fighthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3768776/Finjan-Blue-Coat-Fox-Television-design-patents-Polaroid-Fujifilm-CASE-Act-Comic-Conthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:00 GMTApple, ITC, Bob Goodlatte, Fish IP, Fish & Richardson, Blackberry, PTAB – the week in IPRecent US intellectual property news included the ITC initiating an investigation into alleged patent infringement by Apple, Representative Goodlatte announcing he will not seek reelection, the end of a trade mark dispute between Fish IP and Fish & Richardson, Blackberry announcing a licensing deal with Teletry, and an analysis of the percentage of PTAB cases tied to district court litigationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3767321/Apple-ITC-Bob-Goodlatte-Fish-IP-Fish-and-Richardson-Blackberry-PTABthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 23:45:00 GMTQualcomm, PTAB, Allergan, Samsung, Apple, Google, USTR, USPTO – the week in IPRecent US intellectual property news included Broadcom’s takeover bid for Qualcomm, the PTAB’s request for briefing over Allergan’s Native American tribe deal, the Supreme Court’s denial of Samsung’s appeal of a $120m damages award to Apple, a US district court’s ruling that Google does not have to obey a Canadian court order requiring it to take down information around the world, a trade group letter asking the USTR to prioritise trade secrets, and the USPTO’s two-year diversion pilot programmehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3765473/Qualcomm-PTAB-Allergan-Samsung-Apple-Google-USTR-USPTOthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 08 Nov 2017 20:30:00 GMTFlo & Eddie, USPTO, Booking.com, Oil States, Federal Circuit, trade secrets – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a Florida Supreme Court ruling on pre-1972 sound recordings in the Turtles copyright case, the USPTO being awarded fees in a TTAB case despite Booking.com winning, the filing of the final batch of Oil States amicus briefs, the Federal Circuit opinion involving obviousness, and a trade secrets damages award to a bread companyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3763986/Flo-and-Eddie-USPTO-Bookingcom-Oil-States-Federal-Circuit-trade-secretsthe-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 02 Nov 2017 18:45:00 GMTApple, Samsung, Oil States, Federal Circuit, Uniloc, Eminem, Judge Paul Michel – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a new Apple/Samsung trial being ordered, the US government filing its Oil States brief, the National Party of New Zealand being judged to have ripped off an Eminem song, the Federal Circuit finding a widely-asserted Uniloc patent invalid, and Judge Paul Michel giving a dire assessment of the health of the US patent systemhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3762107/Apple-Samsung-Oil-States-Federal-Circuit-Uniloc-Eminem-Judge-Paul-Michelthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 17:45:00 GMTRead the IP STARS directories digital editionsOur three annual IP STARS directories comprise hundreds of pages of rankings, commentary and profiles. Luckily, you can now read and download them in digital formhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3761428/Read-the-IP-STARS-directories-digital-editions.htmlTue, 24 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMTHighlights from AIPLA’s annual meetingManaging IP published a daily newsletter at AIPLA’s annual meeting in Washington DC. Read and download each issue, featuring keynote speech news, session reports, interviews and photos from the eventhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3761752/Highlights-from-AIPLAs-annual-meeting.htmlTue, 24 Oct 2017 11:45:00 GMTRead the September and October digital editions onlineOur most recent issues includes features on Brexit, Actavis v Lilly, CRISPR, Cuba, the UDRP, 3D trade marks and the Life Sciences Awards winnershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760465/Read-the-September-and-October-digital-editions-online.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMTQualcomm, Apple, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Amazon, Microsoft, PTAB, Oil States, SAS, Rule 36 – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included Qualcomm suing Apple in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, the chipmaker being fined in Taiwan, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe asserting SRC patents against Amazon and Microsoft, the SAS case at the Supreme Court potentially having a bigger PTAB impact than Oil States, the Federal Circuit reducing its use of Rule 36 affirmances, and the FT suggesting the troll problem is overblownhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760377/Qualcomm-Apple-Saint-Regis-Mohawk-Tribe-Amazon-Microsoft-PTAB-Oil-States-SAS-Rule-36the-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMTRead all the news from this year's AIPPI Congress in SydneyAbout 1300 people attended this year's AIPPI Congress. Read and download each issue of the daily newspaper, published by Managing IP, for all the reports, interviews and photoshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760053/Read-all-the-news-from-this-years-AIPPI-Congress-in-Sydney.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:45:00 GMTAllergan, Waymo, Uber, Aqua Products, Marrakesh Treaty, EPO, INPI – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a judge asking Allergan whether its Native American tribe deal is a sham, Waymo and Uber’s trade secrets trial date being pushed back, the ramifications of the Aqua Products opinion, Costa Rica becoming the 33rd country to join the Marrakesh Treaty, and the EPO and Brazil’s INPI launching a PPH pilot programmehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3758518/Allergan-Waymo-Uber-Aqua-Products-Marrakesh-Treaty-EPO-INPIthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMTDoctrine of equivalents, CRISPR and Cuba feature in our latest issueThe October 2017 issue of Managing IP includes a special feature on patent litigation in Europe after Actavis v Eli Lilly, as well as articles from Argentina, Australia, China, Cuba and South Africa. It is the 270th issue of the magazine – and my last as editorhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3757020/Doctrine-of-equivalents-CRISPR-and-Cuba-feature-in-our-latest-issue.htmlThu, 05 Oct 2017 16:30:00 GMTUSPTO, AbbVie, Amgen, ITC, design patents – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a proposal to make the USPTO an independent agency, a record year for US patent issuance, a settlement of AbbVie and Amgen’s Humira biosimilar dispute, a surge of complaints at the International Trade Commission, and the first post-Samsung verdict on design patent damageshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3756819/USPTO-AbbVie-Amgen-ITC-design-patentsthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 04 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT2017 edition of Asia-Pacific Focus publishedOur annual publication includes sponsored articles from China, India, Japan and South Koreahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3756130/2017-edition-of-Asia-Pacific-Focus-published.htmlMon, 02 Oct 2017 17:15:00 GMTAllergan, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Apple, Uber, Waymo, Inside Out, Netflix, FTC endorsement guidance – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a motion to dismiss IPRs covering Allergan’s Restasis treatment, an Apple dispute involving a patent transferred to a company with Native American tribe links, the latest in the Waymo/Uber trade secrets case, a copyright lawsuit over Disney’s Inside Out, Pablo Escobar’s brother threatening to close Narcos down because of trade marks and revised FTC guidance on social media endorsershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3755305/Allergan-Saint-Regis-Mohawk-Tribe-Apple-Uber-Waymo-Inside-Out-Netflix-FTC-endorsement-guidancethe.htmlThu, 28 Sep 2017 19:00:00 GMTLatest patent and trade mark developments in ChinaOur dedicated China pages have been updated with the latest articles from our sponsorshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3754491/Latest-patent-and-trade-mark-developments-in-China.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 17:15:00 GMTGoogle, HTC, TTAB, PTAB, Judge Michel, Apple, Acacia, Microsoft – the week in IPRecent news included Google receiving a licence for HTC intellectual property, the TTAB again finding “Pretzel Crisps” to be generic, the PTAB designating a decision as informative, Judge Paul Michel suggesting seven ways to improve the US patent system, Apple settling with Acacia following a $22m verdict, and Microsoft extending its Azure programme to Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3753155/Google-HTC-TTAB-PTAB-Judge-Michel-Apple-Acacia-Microsoftthe-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:00 GMTMonkey selfie, Octane, Halo, Garmin, Navico, Qualcomm, Apple, PTAB, Amazon – the week in IPA monkey selfie settlement, the Federal Circuit ruling on Octane, Halo being denied enhanced damages, an award of $39m damages for Navico, a denial of Qualcomm’s motion for an injunction against Apple, the percentage of women appearing before the PTAB, the expiration of Amazon’s one-click patent, and IBM chief patent counsel Manny Schecter’s hopes for the new USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751254/Monkey-selfie-Octane-Halo-Garmin-Navico-Qualcomm-Apple-PTAB-Amazonthe-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 20:00:00 GMTKnow your enemy: Fighting IP crime in the UKIn a guest post, Tim Moss - CEO of the UK IPO - discusses collaborating with law enforcement and the private sector to fight IP crimehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3750353/Know-your-enemy-Fighting-IP-crime-in-the-UK.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 11:30:00 GMTIn Re Brunetti, Nintendo, hashtag trade marks, Blackbird Technologies, patent application references, CBS, Dr Phil – the week in IPFederal Circuit oral arguments over scandalous and immoral marks, a jury awarding $10m against Nintendo, hashtag trade mark applications increasing 64%, data on cited references in patent applications, a profile of Blackbird Technologies, a dispute over CBS’s use of a photograph in a news programme and an unusual copyright case involving Dr Phil were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3749042/In-Re-Brunetti-Nintendo-hashtag-trade-marks-Blackbird-Technologies-patent-application-references-CBS.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMTAssessing Trump’s USPTO director nominee, Andrei IancuUSPTO director nominee Andrei Iancu has broad experience of patent litigation and PTAB proceedings. But observers are unclear about his views on a number of issueshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3748671/Assessing-Trumps-USPTO-director-nominee-Andrei-Iancu.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 02:45:00 GMTNews round-up – recent IP stories of interestRecent intellectual property news included stories involving VidAngel, Finjan, a protest at the USPTO, Costco, Tiffany, Cheerios, Rubik’s Cube, CPA Global, Aqua Licensing, Crocs, Warner Bros and Pepe the Froghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3746728/News-round-uprecent-IP-stories-of-interest.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMTGet your conference news here!Managing IP will be publishing daily newspapers at the AIPPI World Congress in Sydney and the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington DC in Octoberhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744016/Get-your-conference-news-here.htmlWed, 23 Aug 2017 10:15:00 GMTAttorneys’ 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 GMT