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Copycats plague publishers
22 May 2017 | Barcelona | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Copycat publications remain an extremely damaging problem, News Corp’s Jeffrey Parnass said at the 2017 INTA Annual Meeting in Barcelona
Tinder opposes Shinder’s trademark application
17 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tinder has objected to a trademark filing from one-man dating platform Shinder
China could establish appellate IP court
15 May 2017 | Chengdu | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The court would be modelled on the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and cover mainly technology-related issues
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
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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
IP experts launch group dedicated to education
20 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP trade group singles out Canada
17 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Infringement could have $4.2 trillion impact in five years
07 February 2017 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Paragon acquires majority stake in Novagraaf
03 February 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dennemeyer expands to Singapore
27 January 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Katherine Brown
FTC and DOJ update IP licensing guidelines
17 January 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China has an IP plan
16 January 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Obama administration releases three-year IP plan
14 December 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EPC responds to 20-year link right denouncement
12 December 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube’s $1 billion not a reason to celebrate, says IFPI
07 December 2016 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EUIPO counts cost of counterfeiting and piracy
05 December 2016 | Alicante | Reporter: Barney Dixon
McAfee Labs targets IoT as IP security risk
02 December 2016 | Slough | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP Summit: Any portability in a storm
01 December 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
IP Summit: It’s customary to fight fakers
01 December 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Internet Association provides Trump with IP policy
17 November 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Hilco Global launches new IP financing division
11 November 2016 | Illinois | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Rubik’s Cube shape not a trademark, says CJEU
10 November 2016 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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With the launch of a new anti-piracy HQ in Wales, CJCH Solicitors stands firmly against intellectual property infringement and the problems that go with it. Stephen Clarke and Tony Crampton explain
While a new general election in the UK adds to Brexit uncertainty, ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in 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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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
India's copyright societies are subject to interim measures that boost transparency. DPS Parmar and Aniruddh Singh of LexOrbis report
Courts are wrestling with the legal definition of users of social networks. Nathalie Dreyfus examines how they have done so far
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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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