Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Trademarks©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Litigation/Dispute Resolution and TrademarksNY 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 Mexico’s “most active year for IP” has changed trade marks and patentsFrom the USMCA to Mexico’s new president – as well as the appointment of an IMPI director with no intellectual property background – IP policy is being shaped by political forces to more closely align with international standards, 25 Jan 2019 05:45:00 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 GMTIP adjustments in Argentina continueArgentina is still adjusting to big procedural changes introduced to INPI by presidential decree last year. Trade marks, patents and designs are all affected, 18 Jan 2019 00:45:00 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 GMTSCOTUS to hear scandalous Brunetti trade mark caseThe US Supreme Court now has five IP cases on its docket, after agreeing to hear the USPTO’s appeal of the case involving the FUCT mark, 05 Jan 2019 00:45:00 GMTBack to the US ITC for Converse All Star trade marksJosh Pond, Lisa Pearson, Matthew Meyer and Ted Davis of Kilpatrick Townsend dissect the contentious trade mark and remedy issues that split the Federal Circuit in its decision overturning the US International Trade Commission’s sneaker ruling, 03 Jan 2019 09:00:00 GMTIndia: Delhi High Court rules on role of intermediaries, 02 Jan 2019 13:45:00 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 GMTAfrica: Trade mark opposition highlights the issue of reclassification, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTFrance: National trade mark rights should be maintained, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTRussia: Analysing the case of Lunos v Linos, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMTUK: What constitutes online trade mark infringement in the UK?, 12 Dec 2018 14:00:00 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 GMTCadbury loses appeal for colour purple description alterationIn what is being viewed as a “significant blow” to Cadbury, the UK Court of Appeal did not accept the confectionery company’s argument that its registration for the colour purple contained a series of trade marks, 05 Dec 2018 21:30:00 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 GMTWhat to look for in ITC's second go at secondary meaningIn Converse v ITC on remand from the Federal Circuit, the ITC will have to decide "one of the most complex trade mark cases they’ve seen", 20 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMTThe 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 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 GMT