Carouselhttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2859©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60CarouselBGH confirms trade mark protection for Ritter Sport's square chocolate packagingA decision from the Bundesgerichtshof is good news for owners of 3D trade marks, as Rembert Niebel, Markus Hecht and Birgit Clark explainhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760781/BGH-confirms-trade-mark-protection-for-Ritter-Sports-square-chocolate-packaging.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 14:45:00 GMTJudge criticises Allergan’s Native American tribe deal, invalidates Restasis patentsJudge Bryson in the Eastern District of Texas has noted “serious concerns” about Allergan transferring patents to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to benefit from sovereign immunity but joined the tribe to litigation against Mylan and Teva – “Allergan’s tactic, if successful, could spell the end of the PTO’s IPR program”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3760241/Judge-criticises-Allergans-Native-American-tribe-deal-invalidates-Restasis-patents.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMTApple’s patent loss against VirnetX bumped up to $439mThe Eastern District of Texas has added $137.3 million of wilful infringement enhanced damages, interest, costs and attorney fees to a jury award of $302.4 millionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760234/Apples-patent-loss-against-VirnetX-bumped-up-to-439m.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 18:15:00 GMTFederal Circuit vacates injunction in Amgen’s dispute with SanofiThe permanent injunction granted by the District of Delaware in the dispute between Amgen and Sanofi/Regeneron over cholesterol-lowering treatment has been vacated, in a decision that also included some implications for the USPTO’s practice of granting broad antibody claimshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3758434/Federal-Circuit-vacates-injunction-in-Amgens-dispute-with-Sanofi.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 15:45:00 GMTCampinos confirmed as next EPO presidentThe EPO's Administrative Council has elected António Campinos to succeed Benoit Battistelli as president for a five-year term starting from July 1 2018http://www.managingip.com/Article/3758295/Campinos-confirmed-as-next-EPO-president.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 11:15:00 GMT