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AIPPI: Moving away from technological neutrality

Canada, EU, US26-05-2016Sarah Matheson

Sarah Matheson of AIPPI reviews the organisation’s report on the state of protection of computer-implemented inventions around the world, and the trend revealed by the results.

ITMA: EU and US trademark law

EU, US26-05-2016Kate O’Rourke

The functionality doctrine in the EU has been extended to traditional trademarks, such as patterns and packaging, as well as non-traditional signs, such as colour and sound marks, just as in the US, as Kate O’Rourke of ITMA reports.

Protection: doing more with less

International25-05-2016Elisa Cooper

The number of trademarks owned by corporate entities is increasing but the cash to defend their expanding portfolios is not. Elisa Cooper, vice president of marketing for Lecorpio, has some suggestions for protection on a budget.

IACC: Small parcels, big problems

International25-05-2016Travis Johnson

The sheer volume of counterfeit goods being trafficked, particularly via small consignments, requires a concerted effort in order to successfully fight the problem, argues Travis Johnson of the IACC.

LESI: 100 years of FRAND

US24-05-2016Jorge Contreras

FRAND policies in the US date back more than 100 years, and policy makers are well advised to remember the historical precedents when crafting and analysing such commitments, argues Jorge Contreras on behalf of LESI.

INTA: From EU trademark reform to US customs legislation

International23-05-2016Ronald van Tuijl

INTA is monitoring and influencing a wide range of trademark developments across the world, and 2016 is shaping up to be a busy year. Ronald van Tuijl, the association’s president, provides an update.

AUTM: An uneven playing field in the wake of Alice

US23-05-2016Eric Guttag

The two-part Alice test on patent subject matter eligibility means patent owners and licensors face severe and potentially overwhelming obstacles in the licensing playing field, argues Eric Guttag, chair of the public policy legal task force of the Association of University Technology Managers.

US presidential election: what the contenders are saying about IP

US20-05-2016

Ahead of the US presidential election later this year, WIPR analyses the IP views of the three main contenders.

FIFA: attack is sometimes the best form of defence

International19-05-2016

With a huge trademark portfolio to defend, FIFA has to think carefully about which registrations to oppose, but won’t tolerate blatant infringement, as Daniel Zohny, senior legal counsel, intellectual property, tells WIPR.

The Chinese government’s opinion on IP

China19-05-2016

China’s government has committed to implementing changes to the country’s IP system through a state-backed ‘opinion’, but how realistic are the goals? WIPR investigates.

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