Carousel©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60CarouselWIPO data: China moves into second in PCT patent applicationsChina is on course to overtake the US in three years as the largest source of applications filed under WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty. Trade mark filing under the Madrid System and design filing under the Hague System both increased in 2017, 22 Mar 2018 06:45:00 GMTManaging IP Asia Awards winners revealedThe Asia Awards Dinner was held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on March 21, recognising the best intellectual property law firms in the region, 21 Mar 2018 15:00:00 GMTTrade mark trolls arrive in CanadaIP practitioners describe a “Wild West” trade mark situation in Canada ahead of the elimination of the use requirement. The number of “all-class” applications is soaring, 21 Mar 2018 09:00:00 GMTHoyng Rokh Monegier and Véron & Associés merge, plus latest IP people moves in EMEA and Asia-PacificRecent intellectual property moves include Dechert’s Paris IP group head joining Dentons, while European boutique IP firm Hoyng Rokh Monegier and French patent litigation firm Véron & Associés are joining forces, 21 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMTLatest IP people moves in the USRecent US intellectual property people moves include Sterne Kessler’s PTAB co-chair joining King & Spalding, and hires by Hogan Lovells, DLA Piper, Latham & Watkins, Kilpatrick Townsend, Orrick and more, 21 Mar 2018 07:45:00 GMT