Transactional/Strategy and Patents©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Transactional/Strategy and PatentsNY 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 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 GMTBad faith trade marks issues have “gotten worse” since China’s law changesLow damages and evidence collection challenges are exacerbating bad faith trade marks in China, 16 Jan 2019 18:00:00 GMTInterview: 3M trade mark counsel on fighting counterfeits in ChinaStephen Lu, senior trade mark counsel at 3M, discusses how the increased focus on civil litigation to tackle counterfeits in China is affecting trade mark protection and enforcement strategies, 14 Jan 2019 14:30:00 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 GMTIn-house counsel air concerns with China’s new e-commerce lawEnforcement of law in social media channels remains uncertain and the administrative burden is still heavy for brand owners, despite China’s new e-commerce regime coming into force at the start of the year, 08 Jan 2019 16:15:00 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 GMTManaging IP Rising Stars 2018Managing IP is delighted to announce the launch of its Rising Stars publication, 12 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMTIn-house counsel reveal brand protection strategies for the new economyHow are Nestlé and Proctor & Gamble dealing with the challenges of online counterfeiting and increased cross-border trade?, 10 Dec 2018 20:00:00 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 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 GMT82% of brands changing cyber protection strategies64% of respondents to a MarkMonitor survey believe infringement has increased in past year, prompting incorporation of new technologies in online brand protection strategies such as AI, big data, machine learning and dark web monitoring, 09 Nov 2018 18:30:00 GMTTips for trade secret litigation in ChinaCombining criminal and civil suits may be the answer to trade secret litigation in China, where limited discovery has made traditional, civil trade secret litigation difficult, 07 Nov 2018 04:30:00 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 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 GMTINTA’s Seth Hays on tackling bad faith trade marks in ChinaKarry Lai speaks with INTA's chief Asia-Pacific representative about recent policy initiatives, including targeting counterfeits and harmonising trade mark policies, 24 Oct 2018 03:30:00 GMTFrance: CJEU issues decision on reconditioning by parallel importers, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTMalawi: Malawi accedes to Madrid Protocol and prepares to implement new legislation, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTMexico: Amendments introduce new rules for international trade mark registrations, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTSingapore: Singapore ranks as fifth most innovative country in the world, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTIn-house counsel share trade secrets housekeeping tipsNDAs, exit interviews, the DTSA and best practices were some of the trade secrets issues on which speakers offered advice at the Trade Secrets Forum 2018, 18 Oct 2018 22:15:00 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 GMT