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INTA marks key 2017 achievements in annual report
21 February 2018 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
INTA has highlighted its key achievements in 2017, including ever-increasing membership and a “record-breaking” annual meeting, in its 2017 annual report
UK launches trade secrets consultation
20 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The UK IPO has launched a technical consultation on the EU trade secrets directive and its implementation into UK law
BakerHostetler hires IP partner
19 February 2018 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BakerHostetler has hired Troy Schmelzer as partner in its intellectual property group
ICANN rejects .corp, .home and .mail
19 February 2018 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton promotes four to partner
16 February 2018 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Man fined more than £500,000 for counterfeit selling
16 February 2018 | Stafford | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Memery Crystal hires IP and gambling partner
15 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kemp Little hires IP partner
14 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IPTV supplier fined £18,000
14 February 2018 | Harrow | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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EIP hires trademark head
13 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trio of Australian firms combine
12 February 2018 | Sydney | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Adams and Reese adds IP litigator
09 February 2018 | Nashville | Reporter: Barney Dixon
OMC Abogados adds two new members
08 February 2018 | Lima | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Leason Ellis hires Robert Isackson
08 February 2018 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
IFPI calls for “effective solution” to value gap
07 February 2018 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Andrei Iancu confirmed as USPTO director
07 February 2018 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Buchalter recruits three from Greenberg Traurig
06 February 2018 | | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New trial ordered in BMG v Cox
06 February 2018 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CRB issues royalty rate hike for music streaming services
05 February 2018 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brand owners should harness benefits of 3D printing
02 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Comerica Banks wins UDRP
01 February 2018 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Clyde & Co bolsters Middle East IP practice
31 January 2018 | Dubai | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dykema appoints Eric Fingerhut
30 January 2018 | Washington DC | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Ritz-Carlton claims domain
29 January 2018 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EU Commission proposes counterfeit and piracy watch list
26 Janaury 2018 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Grumpy Cat wins copyright lawsuit
25 January 2018 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sam Gyimah is UK minister for IP
24 January 2018 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Duane Morris & Selvam appoints new director
24 January 2018 | Shanghai | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Beach Boys mark wins in UDRP
23 January 2018 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Under recent amendments to Russian legislation, VPN service providers must block access to web resources that are banned in Russia, including piracy. If they refuse to cooperate, VPN services might themselves be blocked in Russia. Nikolay Leshkin, junior associate at Rouse, explains
The expected rise in counterfeiting as a result of 3D printing has yet to manifest, and as the technology’s positive effects become more clear, brands should look to take advantage of the opportunity
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Vladimir Biriulin of Gorodissky discusses the technical knowledge that the Russian IP Court has developed over its four-year tenure
With EU copyright reforms coming to a head, Barney Dixon speaks to Raegan MacDonald to see how the landscape has changed in recent months
Le Quang Vinh of Bross & Partners examines the substantive changes to criminal law in Vietnam that promise to rein in counterfeiting and piracy
As EU copyright reform continues, publishers are insisting the press publisher’s right will be good for business and won’t harm consumers. Angela Mills Wade of the European Publishers Council explains
ECTA’s copyright committee was formed in response to the modernisation of the EU’s approach to copyright. Chair Dr Christian Freudenberg tells Mark Dugdale what this has meant in practice
ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in Brexit negotiations. But this isn’t all the trademark association has been up to in the past year, as Ruta Olmane explains
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While Indian fair use is not explicit, provisions exist for the fair dealing of copyright. Rohit Singh and Tina Canneth of Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property delve deeper
An interpretation of the current events exception in Radosavljević is creative, say BDK Advokati's Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović
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Yu-Li Tsai of Deep & Far examines how damages are calculated in patent infringement litigation
A recent amendment will make costly annulments a thing of the past. Gilberto Sanchez of SPECyF explains
New legislation in Turkey promises a swathe of trademark changes. Dr Cahit Suluk of Cahit Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm explains
A trademark decision clarified ‘against the public order’ as an absolute ground for refusal. Sár and Partners – Danubia Patent & Law Office reports
Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović of BDK Advokati review the recent squabble about copyright protection for ‘routinely created photos’
Alston & Bird recently expanded with a new office focusing on counselling Chinese companies on US intellectual property law. Yitai Hu explains what patent owners face when working across borders
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