Trade marks - bloghttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2854©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Trade marks - blogRead 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 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 GMT