From forum-shopping to the UPC: 10 IP issues to watch in 2017

16-02-2017

From forum-shopping to the UPC: 10 IP issues to watch in 2017

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With a busy year ahead for IP owners, WIPR has picked ten IP developments that all practitioners should be following in 2017.

1  US: You’ve been Trump’d

On January 20, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the US. But what does this mean for intellectual property in the country? At this point, nobody is quite sure.

At the end of January, Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to take up the vacant ninth position at the US Supreme Court.


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