Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Copyrighthttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2918©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Litigation/Dispute Resolution and CopyrightEU Copyright Directive agreed in “present for creatives”The EU’s institutions have agreed to modernise the rules on copyright in what appears to be a win for content creators, but some have slammed the proposed regimehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3858480/EU-Copyright-Directive-agreed-in-present-for-creatives.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 16:45:00 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 Yorkhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3858231/Managing-IP-Americas-Awards-2019-shortlists-announced.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 17:15:00 GMTThe latest US lawyer movesRecent hires in the US intellectual property world include new partners at Baker Botts, Mintz & Gold and RuyakCherianhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3857992/The-latest-US-lawyer-moves.htmlTue, 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 Konghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3857893/Managing-IP-Asia-Pacific-Awards-2019-shortlists-announced.htmlMon, 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 initiativeshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3857800/US-patent-system-jumps-from-12th-to-2nd-in-US-Chamber-IP-report.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMTAdvice on IP strategy at Women’s Leadership ForumThe Fifth International Women’s Leadership Forum hosted by Managing IP, included Katherine Tsang of Diageo and Sumati Parikh from Smith Detection discussing IP strategyhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3857287/Advice-on-IP-strategy-at-Womens-Leadership-Forum.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2019 11:00:00 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 Londonhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3857284/Managing-IP-EMEA-Awards-2019-shortlists-announced.htmlTue, 05 Feb 2019 10:30:00 GMTTech convergence pushes need for proactive competitive analysesIn-house counsel explain that the convergence of technologies across different industries has brought new players and tech areas into these sectors and made analysing industry activity more difficulthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3856446/Tech-convergence-pushes-need-for-proactive-competitive-analyses.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2019 12:30:00 GMTCompetition and IP law: collaboration or contradiction?Judges are struggling with the increasing number of IP cases in China that include antitrust elementshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3856026/Competition-and-IP-law-collaboration-or-contradiction.htmlTue, 29 Jan 2019 12:15:00 GMTJamaica tackles counterfeits, updates Customs ActJamaica’s Customs Act is being updated to allow more power to fight counterfeits, but issues with storage and importers’ liability remainhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3854775/Jamaica-tackles-counterfeits-updates-Customs-Act.htmlThu, 24 Jan 2019 05:30:00 GMTPiracy and pharma patents in the Dominican RepublicThe Dominican Republic will crack down on the widespread pirated streaming of copyright-protected content, and pharma patents may not protect much without salty claimshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3854773/Piracy-and-pharma-patents-in-the-Dominican-Republic.htmlWed, 23 Jan 2019 05:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – EU copyright trilogue cancelled, USPTO and the shutdown, McDonald’s EUIPO loss, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3854665/The-week-in-IPEU-copyright-trilogue-cancelled-USPTO-and-the-shutdown-McDonalds-EUIPO-loss-and-more.htmlSat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – SCOTUS Fourth Estate argument, CJEU AG quotation exception opinion, WiLAN’s Apple setback, Monsanto win at India Supreme Court, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3853633/The-week-in-IPSCOTUS-Fourth-Estate-argument-CJEU-AG-quotation-exception-opinion-WiLANs-Apple-setback.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2019 22:00:00 GMTSome IP stories you may have missed over the holidaysRecent patent, trade mark and copyright news includes an Ed Sheeran case going to trial, Qualcomm posting bonds in its dispute with Apple in Germany, a Pooey Puitton purse, whether the Carlton dance is protected by copyright, and an Israel Supreme Court decisionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3852232/Some-IP-stories-you-may-have-missed-over-the-holidays.htmlFri, 04 Jan 2019 04:45:00 GMTHey! Wait! Nirvana’s got a new copyright complaintNirvana is suing Marc Jacobs for copyright and trade mark infringement for its use of a smiley face logo in its Bootleg Redux Grunge clothing collection, with observers saying the fashion brand will likely rely on First Amendment defenceshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3852206/Hey-Wait-Nirvanas-got-a-new-copyright-complaint.htmlThu, 03 Jan 2019 17:30:00 GMTDid the Second Circuit destroy the market for pre-owned digital music?The Capitol Records v ReDigi ruling that pre-owned digital music sales infringe copyright “represents a textbook example of perceived outdated provisions of a law written prior to the digital age, enforced by judges who … are bound to interpret it as written”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3850584/Did-the-Second-Circuit-destroy-the-market-for-pre-owned-digital-music.htmlFri, 21 Dec 2018 05:30:00 GMTGerman courts cannot apply ancillary copyright law – AG opinionA top EU adviser has told the CJEU it should stop German courts from applying the country’s ancillary copyright rules in a case involving Google because the EU Commission was not informed of when the legislation was introducedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3849238/German-courts-cannot-apply-ancillary-copyright-lawAG-opinion.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 20:00:00 GMTManaging IP Rising Stars 2018Managing IP is delighted to announce the launch of its Rising Stars publicationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3848848/Managing-IP-Rising-Stars-2018.htmlWed, 12 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – EU sues over Marrakesh non-compliance, Nokia and OPPO agree patent licence, Australia scraps changes to inventive step, and moreManaging IP rounds up the latest patent, trade mark and copyright newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3847268/The-week-in-IPEU-sues-over-Marrakesh-non-compliance-Nokia-and-OPPO-agree-patent-licence-Australia.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2018 02:00:00 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 cuthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3845710/Introducing-the-most-influential-people-in-intellectual-property.htmlFri, 30 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTCJEU: Taste of food cannot have copyright protectionThe EU’s highest court ruled that the taste of a Dutch cheese called Heks’nkaas cannot be considered a copyrightable ‘work’ because it is subjectivehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3843653/CJEU-Taste-of-food-cannot-have-copyright-protection.htmlTue, 13 Nov 2018 09:45:00 GMTAn Indian perspective on intermediaries and safe harboursRajendra Kumar and Deepak Gogia of K&S Partners examine when internet service providers are liable for infringement of intellectual property and when they are protected by safe harbourshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841593/An-Indian-perspective-on-intermediaries-and-safe-harbours.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2018 05:45:00 GMTRevisiting Star Athletica’s impact on copyrightMeaghan Kent of Venable assesses highlights from the past year in copyright, including the influence of the Supreme Court’s Star Athletica ruling, enforcement of rights by photographers, and graffiti disputeshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3841401/Revisiting-Star-Athleticas-impact-on-copyright.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2018 01:30:00 GMTOut of DMCA safe harbours, into choppy watersTwo recent cases have highlighted the gray areas of DMCA safe harbour rules, with one observer predicting “choppy waters for some time”http://www.managingip.com/Article/3841122/Out-of-DMCA-safe-harbours-into-choppy-waters.htmlTue, 30 Oct 2018 01:45:00 GMTAG opinion: military records should not be copyrightableA top adviser to the Court of Justice of the EU has advised the court to rule that a simple military report cannot be protected by copyrighthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840594/AG-opinion-military-records-should-not-be-copyrightable.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2018 17:45:00 GMTChina contemplates IP appeals courtIP practitioners in China are concerned about the high volume of cases the proposed court would need to handlehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840526/China-contemplates-IP-appeals-court.htmlThu, 25 Oct 2018 14:45:00 GMTUS government backs registration approach in SCOTUS copyright caseAmicus brief in Fourth Estate v Wall-Street.com urges the Supreme Court to affirm the appeal court’s decision, which favoured the registration approach in copyright infringement litigationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3840049/US-government-backs-registration-approach-in-SCOTUS-copyright-case.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMTLed Zeppelin ruling may help plaintiffs in other music copyright suitsThe Ninth Circuit’s Stairway to Heaven opinion has already been cited in an Ed Sheeran dispute. Copyright practitioners discuss its impact and issues to watch in the retrialhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839649/Led-Zeppelin-ruling-may-help-plaintiffs-in-other-music-copyright-suits.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2018 17:45:00 GMTGreece: Compulsory mediation restricts access to justicehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839328/Greece-Compulsory-mediation-restricts-access-to-justice.htmlFri, 19 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMTCJEU rules that family life does not trump copyright protectionThe owner of an internet connection used for copyright infringement through file-sharing cannot escape liability by naming a family member who may have used the connection, the CJEU holdshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3839249/CJEU-rules-that-family-life-does-not-trump-copyright-protection.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2018 18:30:00 GMT