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Three-quarters of brands suffer trademark infringement
22 January 2018 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Almost three-quarters of brands have been victims of trademark infringement in the past year, according to a new survey from trademark research and protection firm CompuMark
TWiT sues Twitter for trademark infringement
18 January 2018 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
TWiT.tv, is suing Twitter for breach of contract, unfair competition and trademark infringement, stemming from a deal the two companies made in 2007
Alibaba refutes Notorious Markets report
15 January 2018 | Hangzhou | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alibaba has issued a point by point refutation against allegations levelled at its Taobao platform in the US Trade Representative’s 2017 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets
USTR targets Taobao in Notorious Markets review
12 January 2018 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Birkenstock terminates relationship with Amazon
15 December 2017 | Neustadt | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China world’s top trademark filer in 2016
07 December 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brexit could cause major financial impact to UK trademark business
05 December 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
INTA reveals Brexit position
30 November 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Woof-Tang Clan in the dog house
23 November 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Brexit a “material threat” to businesses, says Marques
20 November 2017 | Leicester | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Incopro opens Wales office
02 November 2017 | Caerphilly | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Turkey takes step towards harmonising with EU IP laws
01 November 2017 | Ankara | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Audax acquires Corsearch
25 October 2017 | The Netherlands | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UK financial services hit trademark high
23 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Man guilty of trafficking $2.5 million in counterfeits
28 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Unitary trademark should be pursued in the EU
20 September 2017 | Prague | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Kroger and Lidl drop home brands lawsuit
13 September 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kodi hit by trademark trolls
12 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BBC Worldwide partners with Incopro
11 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Facebook a counterfeiter’s haven, finds IPO
07 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google trademark dispute could go to SCOTUS
30 August 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Prolific counterfeiter sentenced to three years
22 August 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trumpet app maker defeats US President Donald Trump
18 August 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alibaba updates IP protection platform
10 August 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
iShow wins trademark battle
07 August 2017 | Bellevue | Reporter: Barney Dixon
eBay should be held as the ‘gold standard’ for ecommerce platforms
03 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alibaba joins forces with Kering, ending all litigation
03 August 2017 | Hangzhou | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BrandSecurity discovers CPA counterfeit network
02 August 2017 | Moscow | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alibaba adds regional governments to Cloud Sword Alliance
02 August 2017 | Hangzhou | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Features
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As the UK shifts closer to its eventual departure from the EU, the country’s intellectual property industry assesses its options and looks to avoid a cliff edge. Kate O’Rourke, president of the Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys, explains
Vladimir Biriulin of Gorodissky discusses the technical knowledge that the Russian IP Court has developed over its four-year tenure
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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
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
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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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