Transactional/Strategy and Trademarkshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2914©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Transactional/Strategy and TrademarksUK 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 informationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808114/UK-publishes-Trade-Secrets-Regulations-2018.htmlFri, 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 meetingshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3807436/Meet-IP-STARS-and-Managing-IP-at-the-INTA-annual-meeting.htmlWed, 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 dresshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806924/Koreas-law-amendment-aims-to-strengthen-trade-dress-protection.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 GMTGDPR creates problems for online enforcementA blackout of the ICANN WHOIS platform as a result of the General Data Protection Regulation would result in a field day for bad actors to purchase and misuse domain nameshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806651/GDPR-creates-problems-for-online-enforcement.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 05:00:00 GMTHow AI affects trade mark prosecution and litigationApplying artificial intelligence can solve many trade mark problems. But will the integration of AI result in more questions than answers?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3806055/How-AI-affects-trade-mark-prosecution-and-litigation.htmlThu, 10 May 2018 04:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – PTAB claim construction change, Burberry sues Target, ITC on course for record, Broadcom/Toyota patent dispute, Dr Dre at the TTABManaging IP rounds up the biggest patent, trade mark and copyright news from the past weekhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3806042/The-week-in-IPPTAB-claim-construction-change-Burberry-sues-Target-ITC-on-course-for-record.htmlThu, 10 May 2018 02:00:00 GMTStart-ups’ specific IP challengesLack of experience and funds mean intellectual property is often neglected by start-ups. Managing IP asks a few of them how they approach IP strategyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804619/Start-ups-specific-IP-challenges.htmlThu, 03 May 2018 00:15:00 GMTThe Top 250 Women in IP (2018)Managing IP presents this year’s leading female intellectual property practitioners, according to IP STARS researchhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802643/The-Top-250-Women-in-IP-2018.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMTDeveloping an in-house trade mark enforcement strategyIn-house counsel tell Patrick Wingrove how their strategies for fighting counterfeits are evolvinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802896/Developing-an-in-house-trade-mark-enforcement-strategy.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 07:30:00 GMTCelebrating women inventors on World IP DayWorld IP Day is on April 26, and this year will highlight the vital role of women in innovation and creativity, Patrick Wingrove reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3802053/Celebrating-women-inventors-on-World-IP-Day.htmlMon, 23 Apr 2018 05:00:00 GMTLatest IP people moves in North America and EuropeRecent intellectual people moves include Marks & Clerk Canada combining with two Toronto firms, and hires by Sheppard Mullin, Arnold & Porter, King & Spalding, Fish & Richardson, Vossius & Partner and morehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3801692/Latest-IP-people-moves-in-North-America-and-Europe.htmlThu, 19 Apr 2018 20:15:00 GMTA roadmap to improving diversity in IPIP Inclusive launched its first Careers in Ideas evening on April 10 with the aim of encouraging businesses with IP people to promote intellectual property as an attractive career, Patrick Wingrove reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3801104/A-roadmap-to-improving-diversity-in-IP.htmlTue, 17 Apr 2018 14:30:00 GMTBrand protection getting harder as online markets expand – MarkMonitor reportMarketing decision makers globally believe online protection will become increasingly difficult in the next few years but only 64% of companies report having a strategy in placehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3800986/Brand-protection-getting-harder-as-online-markets-expandMarkMonitor-report.htmlMon, 16 Apr 2018 20:30:00 GMTInterview: CITMA’s new president hopes to benefit from BrexitThe Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys’ new president, Tania Clark, shares her vision for the organisation with Managing IP – including taking advantage of Brexit and adapting to new technologieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3800369/Interview-CITMAs-new-president-hopes-to-benefit-from-Brexit.htmlFri, 13 Apr 2018 01:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – GSK, Teva, Brexit, Blackberry, Snap, Lindsay Lohan, WestenGeco v Ion, false advertising, digital assistant patentsRecent intellectual property news includes the overturn of GSK’s $235m award, European organisations’ Brexit statement, a Blackberry patent suit against Snap, Lindsay Lohan’s appeal against a video game maker, the briefs in the WesternGeco case at the US Supreme Court and a jury verdict favoring the plaintiff in a false advertising casehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3798771/The-week-in-IPGSK-Teva-Brexit-Blackberry-Snap-Lindsay-Lohan-WestenGeco-v-Ion-false-advertising.htmlWed, 04 Apr 2018 23:15:00 GMTTrade mark C&D letters: the good, the bad and the uglyCease and desist letters are an important part of protecting a brand but they are very easy to get very wrong. Patrick Wingrove analyses some of the biggest successes and failures in the past few yearshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3798009/Trade-mark-C-D-letters-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly.htmlMon, 02 Apr 2018 21:30:00 GMTTechnology – a blessing and curse for brandsEllie Mertens analyses the biggest takeaways from INTA’s Brands and Innovation conference in New York, including geographical overlap, counterfeiting, digital printing technology and social mediahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3797536/Technologya-blessing-and-curse-for-brands.htmlThu, 29 Mar 2018 04:15:00 GMTEmerging issues in brand protection in the digital eraIn-house counsel and private practitioners discussed trends in brand protection online and its context for Asia at a seminar. This included an overview of cases involving trade marks and Google Adwords, including two recent ones in Asiahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3796703/Emerging-issues-in-brand-protection-in-the-digital-era.htmlTue, 27 Mar 2018 08:15:00 GMTUK response to draft Brexit agreement a “step in right direction”Negotiators have struck a transition deal in a new draft of the European Commission’s withdrawal agreement that will help ease IP holder’s fears for their assets after Brexithttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795355/UK-response-to-draft-Brexit-agreement-a-step-in-right-direction.htmlWed, 21 Mar 2018 00:15:00 GMTTell us how IP law firm issues are changing – take our survey!CPA Global is teaming up with Managing IP and B2B International to explore the issues faced by intellectual property law firms around the world as they tackle the legal challenges of a fast-paced and ever-evolving IP-led economy. A synopsis of the findings will be shared with survey participantshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3792426/Tell-us-how-IP-law-firm-issues-are-changingtake-our-survey.htmlWed, 07 Mar 2018 16:15:00 GMTTips for registering designs in the fight against counterfeitingSanjana Kapila reports from an INTA designs conference held in London where in-house counsel discussed designs and anti-counterfeitinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3790880/Tips-for-registering-designs-in-the-fight-against-counterfeiting.htmlWed, 28 Feb 2018 18:30:00 GMTHow blockchain will change intellectual property – trade marks and brandsManaging IP is publishing a series of articles that looks at how blockchain technology is changing each area of IP. Here, in the first article, Ellie Mertens analyses its implications for trade marks including improving supply chains, being an alternative source of registration and helping IP offices become more efficienthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3790561/How-blockchain-will-change-intellectual-propertytrade-marks-and-brands.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 23:15:00 GMTRussia's Constitutional Court formulates parallel imports disputes criteriaRussia has established the national principle of exhaustion of exclusive rights to a trade mark and defined measures to protect exclusive rights that can be applied in cases over parallel imports. Dr Darya Ermolina and Dr Dmitry Grachyov explain what is changing and the implications for businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3790082/Russias-Constitutional-Court-formulates-parallel-imports-disputes-criteria.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 18:30:00 GMTAll of our 2018 Awards shortlists are now out!Managing IP is holding three awards dinners in March, recognising the best intellectual property law firms and individuals around the world. The shortlists for our EMEA, Americas and Asia Awards have now all been publishedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3786956/All-of-our-2018-Awards-shortlists-are-now-out.htmlMon, 12 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMTAndrei Iancu is your new USPTO director – now what?The new USPTO director has a number of issues to address such as subject matter eligibility and fee diversion. He will have a big influence at the PTAB, where the director has broad powers to set ruleshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3786952/Andrei-Iancu-is-your-new-USPTO-directornow-what.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 21:15:00 GMTHighlights from our International Women’s Leadership ForumLucy Songi reports from our latest Women in IP event, held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, where topics including Brexit, brand management, the digital single market and career development were discussedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3786821/Highlights-from-our-International-Womens-Leadership-Forum.htmlFri, 09 Feb 2018 04:15:00 GMTUS Senate confirms Iancu as USPTO director – reactionThe confirmation of Andrei Iancu as USPTO director in a 94-0 vote has been welcomed by associationshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785682/US-Senate-confirms-Iancu-as-USPTO-directorreaction.htmlTue, 06 Feb 2018 03:00:00 GMTManaging IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announcedThe Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785644/Managing-IP-Americas-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMTManaging IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlistshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785639/Managing-IP-EMEA-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 05 Feb 2018 17:30:00 GMTManaging IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 shortlists announcedManaging IP’s inaugural Asia-Pacific Awards dinner will be held on March 21 at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong. The winners will be chosen from these shortlistshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3785033/Managing-IP-Asia-Pacific-Awards-2018-shortlists-announced.htmlThu, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMT