Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Trademarkshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2917©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Litigation/Dispute Resolution and TrademarksThe latest IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual property people moves include the launch of new firm Peroff Saunders and hires by King & Spalding, Fenwick & West, Holland & Hart, Goodwin, Maier & Maier, FisherBroyles, Barnes & Thornburg and Wynne-Jones IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3819494/The-latest-IP-moves-in-the-US-Europe-and-Asia.htmlMon, 09 Jul 2018 17:45:00 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 protectionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3819338/Profile-Louis-Vuittons-Peter-Chong-on-anti-counterfeiting-strategy-in-China.htmlMon, 09 Jul 2018 14:15:00 GMTWTO ruling likely to encourage more countries to pass plain packaging lawsINTA is "extremely disappointed" with WTO ruling that plain packaging measures in Australia promote the improvement of public health and do not infringe companies’ intellectual property rightshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3817789/WTO-ruling-likely-to-encourage-more-countries-to-pass-plain-packaging-laws.htmlMon, 02 Jul 2018 18:15:00 GMTUK government responds to Trade Mark Directive consultationThe response document noted that there was disagreement on how to interpret some terms and over licensing provisionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3817490/UK-government-responds-to-Trade-Mark-Directive-consultation.htmlFri, 29 Jun 2018 17:45:00 GMTCJEU’s Puma v EUIPO ruling makes life easier for brand ownersA ruling that the EUIPO should have taken its past decisions into account and told Puma why it chose to discount those decisions will help practitioners and brand owners, but it also raises the stakes in EUIPO proceedingshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3817064/CJEUs-Puma-v-EUIPO-ruling-makes-life-easier-for-brand-owners.htmlThu, 28 Jun 2018 21:45:00 GMTFormer France.com domain owner loses sign battle at General CourtA man who claimed his domain name was “illegally seized” by the French government has also had his France.com sign rejected by the EUIPO after the French government opposed it. Can he defend his other EUIPO-registered marks?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3816513/Former-Francecom-domain-owner-loses-sign-battle-at-General-Court.htmlTue, 26 Jun 2018 23:15:00 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 madehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816145/IP-Clinic-Social-media-dos-and-donts-for-brands.htmlTue, 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 accesshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816139/New-ICANN-access-model-could-make-online-enforcement-more-onerous.htmlTue, 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-counterfeitinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3814777/Alibabas-IPR-report-shows-anti-counterfeiting-gains-but-more-can-be-done.htmlTue, 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?http://www.managingip.com/Article/3814207/What-Cartier-v-BT-means-for-rights-holders.htmlFri, 15 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMTCan a court decision have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceeding?After the Supreme Court decision in B&B Hardware, Julia Anne Matheson and Cathy Liu of Hogan Lovells examine a case considering whether a court decision can have preclusive effect on a TTAB proceedinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813861/Can-a-court-decision-have-preclusive-effect-on-a-TTAB-proceeding.htmlThu, 14 Jun 2018 16:45:00 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 newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813719/The-week-in-IPTTAB-pirate-ruling-EU-Copyright-Directive-criticism-First-PGR-reversal-Ubers-AI-patent.htmlThu, 14 Jun 2018 03:30:00 GMTUK Supreme Court rules ISPs shouldn’t pay blocking order costsIn Cartier v BT, the court rules internet service providers are “innocent intermediaries” that do not have to bear the costs of blocking access to websites making infringing goods available for salehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813588/UK-Supreme-Court-rules-ISPs-shouldnt-pay-blocking-order-costs.htmlWed, 13 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTLouboutin red sole does not fall within absolute grounds for refusal, says CJEUThe case now heads back to the court in The Hague, after the CJEU holds Louboutin's mark does not relate to a specific shapehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813455/Louboutin-red-sole-does-not-fall-within-absolute-grounds-for-refusal-says-CJEU.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 18:00:00 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 squattershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3813130/Interview-Yihong-Ying-IP-counsel-at-Starbucks-on-trade-mark-enforcement-in-China.htmlMon, 11 Jun 2018 21:15:00 GMTEuromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018: winners announcedThe best women lawyers in the Americas gathered at the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in New York to celebrate the achievements of women across firms, practice areas and jurisdictionshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3812593/Euromoney-LMG-Americas-Women-in-Business-Law-Awards-2018-winners-announced.htmlFri, 08 Jun 2018 15:15:00 GMTDoes “Glen” makes consumers think of GI-protected Scotch whisky?The CJEU tells a Hamburg regional court which factors to consider when deciding if the German whisky Glen Buchenbach can keep its namehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3812384/Does-Glen-makes-consumers-think-of-GI-protected-Scotch-whisky.htmlThu, 07 Jun 2018 20:30:00 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 outhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3811345/Benelux-trade-mark-law-streamlined-and-harmonised.htmlMon, 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 worldhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3810658/93-of-brand-owners-believe-AI-will-have-positive-impact.htmlWed, 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 crimehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3809889/Interview-Jack-Chang-chair-of-the-Quality-Brands-Protection-Committee.htmlTue, 29 May 2018 03:00:00 GMTHope for 3D marks in Europe after Rubik’s CubeThe Rubik’s 3D shape mark case is not the only dispute shaping trade mark lawhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808850/Hope-for-3D-marks-in-Europe-after-Rubiks-Cube.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:15:00 GMTThe EU trade mark case law you need to knowWhat trade mark cases have defined the trade mark landscape in Europe in the past year? This question was addressed by a panel at this year’s INTA Annual Meetinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808852/The-EU-trade-mark-case-law-you-need-to-know.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:15:00 GMTThe increasing challenge of combatting counterfeit sports productsSpeakers from the NFL, NBA and Barcelona soccer club say enforcement against counterfeit sports goods is becoming more difficult, with a shift towards mobile ecommerce and social media providing copycats with news ways of targeting consumershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808851/The-increasing-challenge-of-combatting-counterfeit-sports-products.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:15:00 GMTTam’s unanswered questions of dilution and Section 7Scandalous, immoral and disparaging marks are all now fair game, but the question of dilution is less clear. A speaker at the INTA Annual Meeting also questioned why the government didn’t use Section 7 of the Lanham Act to bolster its argument in Tamhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808849/Tams-unanswered-questions-of-dilution-and-Section-7.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 02:00:00 GMTClarity needed for colour trade marks in Europe85% of all colour marks registered with the EUIPO would be invalid if the EU General Court judgement in the Red Bull case is confirmedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808839/Clarity-needed-for-colour-trade-marks-in-Europe.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 19:15:00 GMTSponsored article: Discussing trade mark oppositionTwo legal practitioners evaluate whether opposition should occur before or after trademark registration, weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of both scenarioshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808535/Sponsored-article-Discussing-trade-mark-opposition.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTSponsored article: Mexico continues to modernize its IP systemGloria Niembro Castro and Santiago Zubikarai Gonzalez Mariscal of Basham, Ringe & Correa, S.C. examine reforms to Mexico’s Industrial Property Law, analyzing the effect of the changes on industrial designs, geographical indications and trademarkshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808534/Sponsored-article-Mexico-continues-to-modernize-its-IP-system.htmlTue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMTHow copyright can help trade mark owners in internet protectionA panel at the INTA annual meeting looked at how copyright can aid brand owners in trade mark enforcement in China, Europe and the UShttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808248/How-copyright-can-help-trade-mark-owners-in-internet-protection.htmlMon, 21 May 2018 08:15:00 GMTDisparaging and scandalous trade marks post-TamWhile the Supreme Court settled the issue of disparaging marks, Section 2(a)’s prohibition against immoral or scandalous marks is still being contested. The Federal Circuit last month declined to hear the Brunetti case en banchttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808231/Disparaging-and-scandalous-trade-marks-post-Tam.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:45:00 GMTTTAB developments to know from 2017We ask John Welch of Wolf Greenfield to identify the biggest TTAB cases last year. He says fraud and proportionality are issues to watch this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3808230/TTAB-developments-to-know-from-2017.htmlSun, 20 May 2018 23:45:00 GMT