Filing/Prosecution and Trademarks©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and TrademarksNY Supreme Court tosses flat fee trademark royalty schemeIn a precedential decision, the New York Supreme Court became the first court in the US to affirm the percentage-of-sales methodology when determining trademark licensing royalties, 15 Feb 2019 16:30:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the Americas Awards 2019. The Americas Awards ceremony is on April 4 at the Essex House, New York, 13 Feb 2019 17:15:00 GMTInterview: Ma Yide, Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Strategy Research InstituteOne of MIP’s 2018 top 50 most influential people in IP discusses China’s progress in SEP cases, why patent quality is an issue in the country, and the upcoming trade secrets law being planned for China, 13 Feb 2019 09:45:00 GMTThe latest US lawyer movesRecent hires in the US intellectual property world include new partners at Baker Botts, Mintz & Gold and RuyakCherian, 12 Feb 2019 12:45:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the Asia-Pacific Awards 2019. The MIP Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony is on March 20 at the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, 11 Feb 2019 16:15:00 GMTUS patent system jumps from 12th to 2nd in US Chamber IP reportThe US Chamber of Commerce’s new global IP index shows the US patent system strengthened in 2018, attributing the improvement to USPTO director Andrei Iancu’s initiatives, 08 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2019 shortlists announcedManaging IP reveals the shortlists for the EMEA Awards 2019. The EMEA Awards ceremony is on March 7 at The Savoy in London, 05 Feb 2019 10:30:00 GMTBrazil prepares to join Madrid ProtocolBrazil’s IP policies are not quite Madrid-ready, and many changes will need to be made before it likely joins the Protocol later this year, 31 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTNicaraguan IP office to increase fees this yearIP law remains stable in Nicaragua, but fees at the IP office are expected to increase in 2019, 29 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTHow Mexico’s “most active year for IP” has changed trade marks and patentsFrom the USMCA to Mexico’s new president – as well as the appointment of an IMPI director with no intellectual property background – IP policy is being shaped by political forces to more closely align with international standards, 25 Jan 2019 05:45:00 GMTHow the bill to amend IP law will affect ChileA bill expected to be passed in Chile early this year introduces non-use trade mark cancellations and provisional patent applications, 21 Jan 2019 15:30:00 GMTIP adjustments in Argentina continueArgentina is still adjusting to big procedural changes introduced to INPI by presidential decree last year. Trade marks, patents and designs are all affected, 18 Jan 2019 00:45:00 GMTIP people moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual property moves include hires by McDermott Will and Emery, Seyfarth Shaw, Holland & Hart, Ballard Spahr, Greenberg Traurig, Barnes & Thornburg, Perkins Coie, Cooley, Mathys & Squire, Hogan Lovells and Clyde & Co, 10 Jan 2019 18:30:00 GMTSCOTUS to hear scandalous Brunetti trade mark caseThe US Supreme Court now has five IP cases on its docket, after agreeing to hear the USPTO’s appeal of the case involving the FUCT mark, 05 Jan 2019 00:45:00 GMTUser-friendly? Strategies for navigating the USPTO’s use audits for global brand ownersThe USPTO in 2017 began randomly auditing US trade mark registrations upon receipt of Declarations of Continuing Use. Andrea Anderson discusses how the programme works and provides tips for what to do if you are audited, 02 Jan 2019 17:00:00 GMTIP M&A: “Too early to close the coffin on IP boutiques”Despite the decades-long trend of US general practice firms acquiring intellectual property boutiques, strong boutiques are expected to survive, 19 Dec 2018 14:15:00 GMTAfrica: Trade mark opposition highlights the issue of reclassification, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTFrance: National trade mark rights should be maintained, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTUS: Hashtags do not prevent likelihood of confusion, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTManaging IP Rising Stars 2018Managing IP is delighted to announce the launch of its Rising Stars publication, 12 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMTMeet the DesignEuropa award winnersA self-service airport baggage drop system and a medical imaging apparatus were the winners at the recent DesignEuropa awards. Managing IP interviewed representatives of both winning companies about their successful products, 11 Dec 2018 13:30:00 GMTOur November/December issue is now onlineThe 50 most influential people in IP, the leading law firms for PCT work, an interview with USPTO director Andrei Iancu and a comparison of stays in Europe are among the highlights of our latest issue, 10 Dec 2018 06:00:00 GMTCadbury loses appeal for colour purple description alterationIn what is being viewed as a “significant blow” to Cadbury, the UK Court of Appeal did not accept the confectionery company’s argument that its registration for the colour purple contained a series of trade marks, 05 Dec 2018 21:30:00 GMTUK IP minister Sam Gyimah resigns over BrexitGyimah is the 10th person to resign over the UK government’s EU Withdrawal Agreement, including previous IP minister Jo Johnson, 03 Dec 2018 02:45:00 GMTIntroducing the most influential people in intellectual propertyManaging IP has relaunched our list of the 50 Most Influential People in IP. Subscribers and triallists can see who made the cut, 30 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTTips on modernising your trade mark practice from PepsiCo’s Sergio BarraganA panel of in-house and outside counsel at the ASIPI meeting in Rio de Janeiro discussed how trade mark attorneys can remain relevant in changing times, 26 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – Brexit agreement, Bio-Rad’s $24m damages, new INPI rule, $120m Palm verdict, EPO broccoli patent revocationManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 18 Nov 2018 19:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – Satanic Temple sues Netflix; Girl Scouts of USA takes on Boy Scouts; can Rihanna stop Trump playing her music?Managing IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 09 Nov 2018 19:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – Federal Circuit’s Converse ruling, US indicts China entity for trade secret theft, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright news, 05 Nov 2018 05:15:00 GMTRecent IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaIntellectual property people moves include 13 McKool Smith practitioners setting up new litigation boutique Reichman Jorgensen, Nicola Dagg and a team from Allen & Overy joining Kirkland & Ellis in London, and more, 30 Oct 2018 20:30:00 GMT