Filing/Prosecution and Patents©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and PatentsFour effective US patent marking proceduresBinal Patel and Kirk Sigmon discuss strategies that companies can use to mark products with indications of applicable patents, 18 May 2018 16:15:00 GMTSteering clear of five common US patent marking trapsBinal Patel and Kirk Sigmon discuss common patent marking pitfalls in the US, offering advice on how to avoid them, 18 May 2018 16:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – AppSung retrial starts, Adidas/Skechers latest, China patent term extension, SCOTUS vacates Secure Axcess, US copyright suits spikeManaging IP rounds up the biggest patent, trade mark and copyright news from the past week, 16 May 2018 21:45:00 GMTHow PTAB claim construction change will affect proceedingsPatent owners may not benefit from the proposed shift to the Phillips claim construction standard at the PTAB if it reduces the chance of a stay and leads to a less nuanced Markman construction, 15 May 2018 05:15:00 GMTInterview: Ant Financial’s Benjamin Bai on blockchain and AIThe chief IP counsel of the fintech leader tells Managing IP about the challenges of blockchain and AI patent filing, 11 May 2018 21:30:00 GMTOur May issue – counterfeiting, C&D letters, SEPs in Europe, Mexico’s opposition system, all our award winnersManaging IP’s most recent issue includes a look at how technology is changing counterfeiting, C&D letter successes and failures, our awards winners, SEP licences in Europe after Huawei v ZTE, Mexico’s amended trade mark opposition system and more, 10 May 2018 03:15:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Imogen Fowler, Mireille Buydens and Ellen ShankmanFor this edition of the Women in IP Interview, Lucy Songi speaks to Imogen Fowler (Hogan Lovells), Mireille Buydens (Janson Baugniet) and Ellen Shankman (Ellen B Shankman & Associates) about their experiences and what advice they would offer to up-and-coming IP practitioners, 09 May 2018 16:45:00 GMTAnalysing the CRISPR arguments at the Federal CircuitThe UC v Broad Institute appeal hinges on whether the PTAB made any legal errors by deciding the case in favour of Broad without "substantial evidence", with observers believing an affirmance of the Board's ruling is most likely, 08 May 2018 15:45:00 GMTProfile interview: Jerry Xia, chief IP counsel, APAC at HoneywellManaging IP learns about the challenges of trade secret litigation, OEM trade mark infringement and other trends in China from the conglomerate's chief IP counsel, 08 May 2018 15:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – CRISPR, IACC, Amazon, unclean hands, Federal Circuit, Messi, Tesla, Nikola MotorManaging IP rounds up the biggest patent, trade mark and copyright news from the past week around the globe, 03 May 2018 04:15:00 GMTThe patent implications of China’s generics pushInnovator drug companies will face challenges but complementary guidelines benefiting innovators, including a potential five-year patent term extension, may pacify concerns, 30 Apr 2018 17:45:00 GMTCelebrating UK industry at IPAN World IP DayA range of speakers at IPAN World IP Day – including IP minister Sam Gyimah and UK IPO CEO Tim Moss – talked about the future of a global Britain, 27 Apr 2018 17:30:00 GMTUSPTO releases guidance on SAS impact on PTAB proceedingsGuidance includes stipulating that for pending trials in which a panel has instituted only on some challenges in the petition, the panel may issue an order supplementing the institution decision to institute on all challenges raised in the petition, 27 Apr 2018 14:45:00 GMTUK government sets out ambition for IP industryOn World IP Day, UK Intellectual Property Minister Sam Gyimah reflects on Britain's innovations and talent, and how he is looking to boost the country's IP sector, 26 Apr 2018 10:45:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2018)Managing IP presents this year’s leading female intellectual property practitioners, according to IP STARS research, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMTHear reaction to the Oil States and SAS rulings at our PTAB ForumsOur PTAB Forums in New York on May 3 and Palo Alto on May 8 will include analysis of this week’s two Supreme Court rulings. The forums are free for in-house counsel to attend, 25 Apr 2018 23:30:00 GMTSCOTUS abolishes PTAB practice of partial claim reviewThe US Supreme Court has decided in SAS Institute v Iancu that the PTAB must review all or none of the challenged claims. Observers say the PTAB petitioners could react to the ruling in a number of ways, and it “may increase the number of issues that bubble up to the Federal Circuit”, 25 Apr 2018 15:00:00 GMTSupreme Court finds IPRs constitutional, 7-2The US Supreme Court has ruled the IPR process at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is constitutional, although two justices dissented and the court left IPRs open to due process arguments, 25 Apr 2018 15:00:00 GMTSome highlights from our European Life Sciences ForumThe UPC, second medical use patents, the doctrine of equivalents, SPCs, AI and much more were discussed at the European Life Sciences Forum, 25 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTIndia moves towards Form 27 reformIndia’s Patent Office is gathering input on reforming Form 27. IP practitioners hope changes to the burdensome statement regarding the working of the patented invention will come this year, 19 Apr 2018 18:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – Huawei’s blocked injunction, Iancu Section 101 comments, blockbuster China FRAND decision, Google v Equustek, TTAB, trade secrets, monkey selfieManaging IP rounds up the biggest patent, trade mark, copyright and trade secrets news from the past week around the globe, 19 Apr 2018 06:00:00 GMTSchizophrenia drug patent survives Section 101 test at Federal CircuitIn its important Vanda Pharmaceuticals v West-Ward Pharmaceuticals opinion, the Federal Circuit found the claims eligible at step two of the Mayo/Alice test whereas the district court found them eligible at step one, 19 Apr 2018 05:30:00 GMTWhat will become of Australia’s innovation patent system?Abolition of Australia’s innovation patent system is still possible but potential options to improve it are also not ruled out, 18 Apr 2018 02:45:00 GMTJoin us for our PTAB Forums in New York and Palo Alto in May!Managing IP is holding two PTAB Forums on May 3 and 8. They are free for in-house counsel to attend and include sessions on trial strategies, Federal Circuit appeals, the latest PTAB statistics, life sciences and more, 12 Apr 2018 04:45:00 GMTPTAB Q1 petitioner, patent owner and law firm rankingsManaging IP analyses Docket Navigator data on PTAB petitions filed in the first quarter of 2018 to reveal the most active entities and law firms, 12 Apr 2018 03:30:00 GMTUSPTO's Iancu: “Our patent system is at a crossroads”Andrei Iancu has declared “we must change the dialogue surrounding patents”, and revealed the USPTO is looking to simplify the eligibility determination for its examiners and assessing PTAB issues such as how proceedings are instituted, 12 Apr 2018 01:30:00 GMTUS intellectual property in the age of TrumpPresident Trump has already made his mark by appointing a USPTO director and taking a stand against China. Panellists at the Fordham IP Conference, including David Kappos and James Pooley, assessed the impact Trump could have on IP, 12 Apr 2018 00:15:00 GMTHighlights from the Fordham IP ConferenceManaging IP rounds up the best bits from Fordham’s 2018 IP conference, which took place on April 5 and 6 in New York, including USPTO director Andrei Iancu’s priorities and a call to action from Judge Pauline Newman, 10 Apr 2018 23:15:00 GMTOur April issue – blockchain, top copyright firms, CRISPR patents, Russian parallel imports, marijuana marksManaging IP’s most recent issue includes our IP STARS copyright rankings, a blockchain special report, CRISPR patent filing figures, an explanation of Russia’s new parallel imports criteria, analysis of cannabis related trade marks in the US and Canada, as well as our regular country updates and Utynam column, 09 Apr 2018 19:00:00 GMTWhat UK patent fee increases mean for filersThe UKIPO’s new patent fees are now in effect, increasing application, search, examination and life-end renewal fees and introducing an excess claims and page charge scheme, 09 Apr 2018 15:30:00 GMT