Transactional/Strategy and Patents©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Transactional/Strategy and PatentsTop 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 GMTHow the EU Copyright Directive could affect trade marksSpeakers at the MARQUES annual conference analysed how the European copyright legislation could raise challenges for brand owners and benefit the furniture industry. They delved into amendments made to the directive draft voted through last week, 20 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMTInside BMW’s counter-cybersquatting strategySenior trade mark counsel Aimee Gessner told delegates at MARQUES about how BMW uses WIPO’s uniform domain-name dispute-resolution policy to fight website trolls, 20 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMTHow automotive brands are fighting the rise of counterfeit partsEuropean counsel at Audi, Philips Automotive and a German car manufacturer tell Managing IP about how they’re using a combination of litigation, technology and communication to fight off the growing fake car-parts market, 17 Sep 2018 21:00:00 GMTChina’s new e-commerce law still has loopholes for infringersThe law is unclear on disclosure of vendor identification data and duty of care for e-commerce platforms, which could place a large new burden on IP owners, 17 Sep 2018 05:00:00 GMTThe IP challenges for intangible asset-driven businessesLeading IP and business leaders discussed the issues faced by companies with intangible assets at the core of their businesses, 06 Sep 2018 18:30:00 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 GMTGIs remain “bone of contention” after Brexit negotiator meetingFollowing a meeting with the UK Brexit secretary, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said geographical indications continue to be an unresolved issue in the withdrawal agreement and reiterated the EU’s commitment to ensuring those IP rights are not lost, 31 Aug 2018 17:00:00 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 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 GMTFour attributes in-house IP lawyers want from outside counselIn-house counsel from L'Oréal, Avon, and Louis Vuitton recently shared what they look for from their outside counsel, as well as habits to avoid, 26 Jul 2018 09:00:00 GMTStart-ups must be wary of moving IP to lower tax jurisdictionsLegal and financial professionals advised start-ups where to put IP to avoid falling into tax traps at this year’s Unbound London conference, 24 Jul 2018 00:15:00 GMTFighting parallel imports in AsiaIssues and tips for brand owners tackling parallel imports in China, Hong Kong and Japan were outlined in a Hogan Lovells webinar, 18 Jul 2018 18:15:00 GMTStrategies for trade secret litigation in ChinaEvidence collection remains the primary challenge when it comes to trade secret litigation. Managing IP asks law firm practitioners and in-house counsel how this area of IP is evolving in China, 17 Jul 2018 02:15:00 GMTProfile: Louis Vuitton’s Peter Chong on anti-counterfeiting strategy in ChinaKarry Lai speaks to the luxury brand’s civil enforcement head in China about tackling imitation counterfeits and strategies for trade mark protection, 09 Jul 2018 14:15:00 GMTUK government responds to Trade Mark Directive consultationThe response document noted that there was disagreement on how to interpret some terms and over licensing provisions, 29 Jun 2018 17:45:00 GMTIP Clinic: Social media dos and don’ts for brandsSocial media is an integral part of any modern marketing campaign. Managing IP identifies some success stories and some blunders that brands have made, 26 Jun 2018 03:15:00 GMTNew ICANN access model could make online enforcement more onerousThe proposed system to stop a GDPR-caused block on access to website holders’ data could introduce fees and tip off online infringers. It’s also uncertain whether rights holders would get access, 26 Jun 2018 01:00:00 GMTAlibaba’s IPR report shows anti-counterfeiting gains but more can be doneKarry Lai speaks with observers to get their views on how Alibaba and the Chinese government can improve anti-counterfeiting, 19 Jun 2018 16:45:00 GMTWhat Cartier v BT means for rights holdersThe UK Supreme Court has ruled that brand owners must pay the costs of ISPs blocking sites that sell counterfeit goods. But how big are these costs and will the ruling apply to copyright injunctions?, 15 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – TTAB pirate ruling, EU Copyright Directive criticism, First PGR reversal, Uber’s AI patent applicationManaging IP rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 14 Jun 2018 03:30:00 GMTInterview: Yihong Ying, IP counsel at Starbucks, on trade mark enforcement in ChinaKarry Lai talks to Ying about the challenges of managing consumer-generated IP in the digital age and strategies to fight trade mark squatters, 11 Jun 2018 21:15:00 GMTBenelux trade mark law streamlined and harmonisedChanges to the Benelux trade mark system came into effect on June 1. Observers are particularly keen to see how the expanded grounds for filing oppositions will play out, 04 Jun 2018 02:00:00 GMT93% of brand owners believe AI will have positive impactA new Hogan Lovells report reveals what brands think about artificial intelligence, with views differing around the world, 30 May 2018 16:45:00 GMTInterview: Jack Chang, chair of the Quality Brands Protection CommitteeJack Chang shares his priorities for 2018 with Karry Lai, including China’s e-commerce law enactment, recommendations for changes to the Trademark Law and increasing transparency in public prosecutions concerning IP crime, 29 May 2018 03:00:00 GMTUK publishes Trade Secrets Regulations 2018The main change from the draft is the introduction of a new third regulation that seeks to set out the relationship between trade secrets and the existing law of confidential information, 18 May 2018 17:00:00 GMTMeet IP STARS and Managing IP at the INTA annual meetingIP STARS and Managing IP representatives will be in Seattle for INTA’s Annual Meeting, reporting highlights and holding meetings, 16 May 2018 18:15:00 GMTKorea’s law amendment aims to strengthen trade dress protectionChanges to Korea’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act follow a 2016 Supreme Court ruling relating to trade dress, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 GMT