It is hoped, but not guaranteed, that the UK will retain its place in the UPC system despite the Brexit vote, say Paul England and Matthias Hülsewig of Taylor Wessing, who explain the implications arising from the UK exit negotiation and the issues that need to be decided.
Turkey is often singled out as one of the biggest sources of counterfeit goods, but the country is taking the problem seriously and trying to tackle it head on. WIPR reports.
The idea of using IP to help tackle climate change has been gaining traction, but fast-track examination systems for green applications have not been universally popular. WIPR reports.
The impact that the US Supreme Court’s Kirtsaeng ruling will have on attorneys’ fees determinations in copyright cases is far from clear, but some reasonable predictions can be made, argues Jordan Feirman of Skadden.
The US Supreme Court ruled on three IP cases in June, clarifying the rules on issues such as attorneys’ fees in copyright cases and claim construction in patent disputes. WIPR analyses what the decisions might mean in practice.
With the UK’s vote to leave the EU provoking many IP stakeholders to ask what the implications are for them, WIPR provides a roundup of the reaction from IP offices, brands and IP organisations.
On June 23 the UK voted to leave the EU. Although no-one is quite sure what the next few months or even years will have in store, WIPR provides some advice for trademark owners in the wake of Brexit.
A ruling in July from the Court of Justice of the European Union has given brand owners an extra weapon in their fight against counterfeit goods, as WIPR reports.
In July ICANN proposed several measures aimed at clamping down on abuse of the domain name system. WIPR's sister publication TBO looks at some of the proposals and assesses how effective they will be.
If the UK chooses not to ratify the UPC Agreement and therefore London relinquishes its seat on the central division, Milan would be willing and able to replace it, as Elena Martini of Martini Manna Avvocati reports.
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