Filing/Prosecution and Trademarks©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and TrademarksThe 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 GMTIP Corporate Strategy - A glimpse into the futureSpeakers at the Managing IP Corporate Strategy Summit discussed issues pertinent to in-house counsel, including new ways to exploit IP assets, managing business risk, influencing policy and resolving disputes. Sanjana Kapila reports, 16 Nov 2018 10:00:00 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 GMTTrade mark portfolio best practices: one size doesn’t fit allKeith Medansky of DLA Piper shares tips on best practices for managing international trade mark portfolios including filing strategies, 30 Oct 2018 01:30:00 GMTEU: Court takes firm stance on basic European principles and values, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTMexico: Amendments introduce new rules for international trade mark registrations, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTWho are the most influential people in IP? Have your say!Managing IP is compiling its list of the 50 most influential people in intellectual property. Who do you think should be included?, 18 Oct 2018 01:45:00 GMTTips to avoid IP licensing woes in ChinaIP practitioners explain the must-haves in technology licensing agreements and why TIER could be a potential source of trouble, 16 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMTTools for advancing women in the legal professionThe IPO’s Women in IP Committee has developed a collection of work products encouraging the retention and advancement of women in the legal profession, 11 Oct 2018 22:15:00 GMTHashtag trade marks – #whatyouneedtoknowAre US hashtag marks registrable, enforceable, or worth it? Ellie Mertens investigates, 11 Oct 2018 02:30:00 GMTUKIPO to explore increased efficiency with AIThe UK Intellectual Property Office has received funding that will enable it to examine how artificial intelligence could aid filing processes, 05 Oct 2018 16:30:00 GMTChristian Archambeau’s challenges as EUIPO executive directorThe administration of the EUIPO’s new leader – seen as a “safe pair of hands” – will be marked largely by its approach to a post-Brexit and the post-graphical representation Europe, 02 Oct 2018 18:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – Music Modernization Act passed in CongressSanjana Kapila rounds up the latest copyright, trade mark and patent news, including an application for the Euro Trophy, Apple paying more to VirnetX, The Federal Circuit revising its Power Integrations verdict and a Canadian trade mark ruling on physical presence, 26 Sep 2018 21:30:00 GMTTop Brexit considerations for trade mark ownersTaylor Wessing’s Roland Mallinson spoke to MARQUES delegates about what they should do to prepare for a Brexit no-deal scenario if they have trade mark registrations or oppositions pending, 21 Sep 2018 23:30:00 GMTFashion firms reveal how they protect IPCounsel at Lacoste, Chanel, Swarovski and Furla talked about what they look for in external counsel, clearance, mitigating infringement risk, what and when to register and enforcement at MARQUES, 21 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMTAn overview of the post-graphical representation landscapeSpeakers at MARQUES looked at non-traditional trade mark filing practices since the scrapping of the graphical representation requirement last year, 20 Sep 2018 20:00:00 GMTIn-house counsel reveal challenges of protecting and enforcing designsCounsel at Red Bull, Nestlé and Ferrero answered questions at MARQUES about when you should file, what to seek protection for and using surveys to protect non-traditional marks. One panellist declared: “3D marks are dead”, 19 Sep 2018 16:15:00 GMTUS government likely to be disappointed in Brunetti review questThe USPTO has appealed to the Supreme Court to allow it to control immoral and scandalous trade mark registrations. Review and reversal of In re Brunetti seems unlikely because a similar issue was addressed in Tam, 14 Sep 2018 20:00:00 GMTRecordals tipped to be one of blockchain’s main IP usesPanellists including David Kappos at IP Week in Singapore agreed the most important IP use for blockchain will be to record registration in order to understand who owns patents and trade marks, 05 Sep 2018 23:15:00 GMTIP STARS 2019 research has begunResearch for the 2019 edition of Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS is now underway, starting with a survey of firms, 05 Sep 2018 16:30:00 GMTMexico expands trade mark protectionMexico’s industrial property law has been amended to include more types of trade marks. It also introduces some small changes that bring Mexico’s trade mark system more in line with the US and beyond, 29 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMTWhat is the stance on plain packaging across Asia?IP practitioners are concerned that the WTO ruling on plain packaging encroaches on IP rights and could spell trouble for other industries, 28 Aug 2018 13:00:00 GMTInside the IP needs of a $1 billion start upThe general counsel at smartphone-only bank Monzo tells Managing IP about the IP requirements of a high-growth financial start-up – such as finding proactive external counsel, protecting assets in the open-source era and ensuring tactics develop as the business scales, 22 Aug 2018 17:30:00 GMTThe week in IP: $315m antitrust award, Qualcomm settlement, Federal Circuit brief policy change, Bruce Lee trade mark ruling, cannabis patent case, and moreEllie Mertens rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMTUSPTO tipped to take scandalous trade mark case to Supreme CourtThe USPTO will likely ask the Supreme Court to clarify the “scandalous and immoral” provision of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act once and for all, 09 Aug 2018 15:00:00 GMTArgentina’s IMPI sets out trade mark opposition procedureRegulation No. P-183/2018 implements part of the amendments introduced in January, which made several changes to the trade mark, patent and design patent laws, 26 Jul 2018 21:00:00 GMTEUIPO must re-examine Kit Kat shape, rules CJEUNestlé did not produce sufficient evidence to show that Kit Kat’s three-dimensional shape had acquired distinctive character, the CJEU rules, in a case that makes it clear the test for acquired distinctiveness is different from the test for non-use, 25 Jul 2018 15:00:00 GMTEU trade marks and designs will be cloned after Brexit, says UK governmentThe UK government has given further assurances that existing EU IP rights will be protected in the UK at no cost to rights holders after it leaves the EU, 23 Jul 2018 19:00:00 GMT