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PIPCU extended to 2019
23 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The UK Intellectual Property Office has granted the unit an additional £3.32 million in funding to cover the period to 30 June 2019
US formally institutes China IP investigation
21 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
A Section 301 investigation into intellectual property malpractice in China championed by US President Donald Trump has formally launched
CIPU enters education partnership
21 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding and the Michelson 20MM Foundation are partnering to improve awareness of intellectual property rights
Trump fires forward in China IP investigation
15 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trump to give green light for China IP investigation
14 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Incopro forges partnership with Canadian firm
31 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google to challenge delisting order in the US
28 July 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EFF seeks default judgement on defamation case
27 July 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Facebook acquires IP management startup
27 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Anaqua merges with IP software rival Lecorpio
26 July 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dark web marketplace AlphaBay shut down
21 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CIPU partners with Tusher for IP education
18 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Entrupy secures $2.6 million in funding
18 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ICC calls on UN members to fight counterfeiting and piracy
10 July 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
UKIPO releases IP Act guidance
03 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google hit with €2.42 billion EU antitrust fine
27 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Matal named acting head of USPTO
08 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Copycats plague publishers
22 May 2017 | Barcelona | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tinder opposes Shinder’s trademark application
17 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China could establish appellate IP court
15 May 2017 | Chengdu | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Bird & Bird nests with Incopro
10 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UK IP Unjustified Threats Bill receives royal assent
04 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Pre-installed software for piracy makes IPTV players illegal
26 April 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Barney Dixon
World IP Day: Innovation improves lives
26 April 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IACC welcomes IP enforcement coordinator nomination
13 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US complains about China’s piracy and counterfeiting problems
03 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UKIPO ‘working hard’ to push IP issues in Brexit negotiations
16 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UKIPO launches study of IP enforcement framework
13 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
More to be done for digital sectors, says UK government
03 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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INTA’s anti-counterfeiting committee services its members worldwide with up-to-date enforcement advice, as Heather McDonald tells Barney Dixon
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
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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
William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
As Brexit negotiations begin, it is still unclear where trademarks fit in. But, with two years to get a good deal, the UK government needs to consider all aspects
Rights holders that want to protect their valuable intellectual property have to be willing to change
Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are not being used to their full potential, according to IPzen’s Julia Cytrynbaum
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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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