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China to bolster IP rights protection mechanisms
27 November 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China will ramp up its intellectual property rights protection mechanisms to promote economic development, according to the country’s premier Li Keqiang
Alibaba and CBBC extend partnership
22 November 2017 | Hangzhou | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alibaba has signed an agreement with the China-Britain Business Council that will enhance intellectual property rights protections for UK-based entities
ICE and industry team up to fight IP crime
21 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has teamed up with Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator industry representatives and other US government enforcers to counter IP crimes
Alibaba in ITC spotlight
20 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Mewburn Ellis opens Munich office
16 November 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Barney Dixon
USPTO launches diversion pilot for minor misconduct
06 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Novagraaf and Mitsui partner to expand Japanese presence
30 October 2017 | Tokyo | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Only UK can decide post-Brexit IP rights
30 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Rouse opens Cambodia office
19 October 2017 | Phnom Penh | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Winterfeldt IP opens in Washington DC
16 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
WIPO Assemblies meeting ends with key agreements
12 October 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Johnson Controls-Hitachi selects Anaqua
11 October 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP systems deserve more participation, says WIPO director
03 October 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brazil and Argentina partner for IP assets development
02 October 2017 | Rio de Janeiro | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
UK-China symposium: IP system adapts to technology trends
25 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Meme creator sues alt-right for copyright infringement
25 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP Awareness Summit to be held in November
20 September 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Unitary IP rights should continue post-Brexit, says EU
07 September 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Illicit IPTV boxes are big challenge, says FACT
01 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Content Creators Coalition slams Google’s public policy ‘distortion’
31 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CPA Global sold for £2.4 billion
30 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
PIPCU extended to 2019
23 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US formally institutes China IP investigation
21 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CIPU enters education partnership
21 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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
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