Internet IP - news©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Internet IP - newsManaging 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 GMTUK Supreme Court hears arguments on costs of ISP blocking ordersWho should pay for the costs of implementing orders to block websites that sell counterfeit goods? That was the question considered by the UK Supreme Court in the Cartier International v British Telecommunications case on January 30, 31 Jan 2018 02:30:00 GMTHangzhou internet court off to a busy startThe Hangzhou Internet Court has been operational for two months. As e-commerce popularity explodes in China, jurisdictional cyber courts could help to take load off local courts, 31 Oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTOver 27,000 fake e-shops selling IP-infringing products in four EU countriesNew research published by the EUIPO looks at the use of domain names formerly used by famous people, companies, embassies and others in Germany, Spain, Sweden and the UK, 24 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMTReport on social media and counterfeits publishedThe report on counterfeiting, how it is moving online and the impact of social media was commissioned by the UK IP Office. It draws five conclusions and makes two recommendations, 05 Sep 2017 14:45:00 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 GMTInterview: Sonia Santos on trade mark reform and enforcement in SpainAs part of the Women in IP series, Alice O’Donkor speaks to Spanish IP lawyer Sonia Santos about forthcoming reform in national trade mark proceedings and effective ways to deal with trade mark infringement, 21 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMTTrump pushes investigation into China IP: what’s next?President Trump has authorised an inquiry into China’s alleged theft of the intellectual property of US companies. While some believe this to be Trump’s way of forcing China to increase pressure against North Korea to stop developing nuclear weapons, others think Trump’s concern about how "IP theft" is affecting US businesses is genuine, 21 Aug 2017 17:45:00 GMTCollective rights management review publishedThe UK IPO has published its first annual report as part of its responsibility for monitoring compliance with the Collective Rights Management Directive, 04 Aug 2017 14:30:00 GMTQatar files WTO complaints against fellow GCC statesQatar's request for dispute consultations with Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates alleges that their actions restrict trade-related IP rights, 04 Aug 2017 14:15:00 GMTAmazon wins review of new gTLD applicationAn independent review panel has recommended that Icann review its decision denying Amazon's applications for the .amazon gTLD, and corresponding gTLDs in Chinese and Japanese characters, 18 Jul 2017 16:00:00 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 GMTInterview: BASCAP's Bill Dobson on China's e-commerce lawBill Dobson, Director of BASCAP, tells Shaun Tan why China’s e-commerce law needs to keep pace with technology, 16 Jun 2017 12:15:00 GMTGlobal Anti-Counterfeiting Award winners 2017Awards co-sponsored by the GACG Network and Managing IP were presented at a World Anti-Counterfeiting Day ceremony in Paris, Kingsley Egbuonu reports, 08 Jun 2017 13:15:00 GMTThe UK General Election and IP rightsOn June 8, the UK will vote on who becomes the next government. What are the parties’ policies on issues affecting IP rights? Alice O’Donkor reviews what the manifestoes say about creativity, investment and growth in IP, 02 Jun 2017 11:15:00 GMTWIPO publishes third edition of UDRP Jurisprudential OverviewThe new overview discusses various questions arising in UDRP cases, based on an overview of WIPO panel views, 31 May 2017 10:30:00 GMTWhen client-adviser relationships go sour ...The second part of our IP STARS research, based on a survey of 1,200 in-house practitioners, looks at what causes relationships to go wrong, 25 May 2017 09:00:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2017)Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practice, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 GMTRead Trademark Times this weekWe are publishing a new newspaper during this week - Trademark Times. Pick up your copy at our booth in the INTA Exhibition Hall or download a PDF from our website, 21 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTBeware the emoji trollsTrademark counsel might find themselves with frowny faces if they do not take steps to protect emoji. A new paper from Eric Goldman, law professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses the law of emojis, including the trademark implications, 20 May 2017 09:30:00 GMTThe 10 trade mark topics to watchBrand protection is in flux. Technological and cultural trends driven by the internet and social media are bringing new challenges, while political developments such as Brexit pose their own problems. At this time of change, we have identified 10 key topics around the world that trade mark owners need to be on top of. By Michael Loney, James Nurton, Natalie Rahhal and Shaun Tan, 04 May 2017 12:00:00 GMTBranding, translations and the concept of "face" - how to succeed in ChinaAt the MARQUES Luxury Brands Symposium in Hong Kong, the topic on everyone’s lips was “branding in China”, 27 Mar 2017 16:15:00 GMTThe counterfeit hunter - a report from the MARQUES Luxury Brands SymposiumIn German, Peter Stiefel’s last name means “boot”. The boot fits; at the MARQUES panel on defending luxury brands last week, Stiefel seemed by far the most gung-ho of the speakers, and the most willing to kick down doors in search of counterfeits, 27 Mar 2017 16:00:00 GMTHow counterfeiting is changing - Fraser Morrison, Edrington GroupIn a talk at the CITMA Spring Conference, the brand protection manager for Edrington Group, which owns brands such as The Macallan, The Famous Grouse and Cutty Sark, discussed trade marks, criminality and the Dark Web, 21 Mar 2017 14:30:00 GMTMIP International Women's Leadership Forum 2017 - highlightsAlice O'Donkor reports from our latest Women in IP event, held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, where topics including the UPC, Brexit, brand management and leadership were discussed, 10 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMTDemand grows for EUTMs and RCDs in 2016There were more than 135,000 EU trade mark applications and nearly 25,000 registered Community design applications filed last year, according to statistics published by the EUIPO, 24 Jan 2017 12:30:00 GMTAnti-piracy body FACT expands remitUK association FACT is expanding its IP protection services to organisations outside the audio-visual industry, 10 Nov 2016 12:15:00 GMTIP diversity task force launches new network for womenPractitioners representing a range of IP professions gathered to celebrate the launch of IP Inclusive’s Women in IP network in London, 08 Nov 2016 18:30:00 GMTRevising copyright reform expectationsAIPLA panelists discussed potential copyright reform and the pitfalls it faces, as well as the departure of Maria Pallante as US register of copyrights, 28 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT