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What’s in a name?: business-friendly trademark counselling in the startup scene

International21-02-2020Jeffrey Greene and Salsa Ahmed

In the fast-moving, tech-focused world of startups, choosing a trademark requires flexible thinking, as Jeffrey Greene and Salsa Ahmed of Cooley explain.

Conference preview: Going ‘beyond trademarks’ at the CITMA Spring Conference


The theme of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) Spring Conference will be “Beyond trademarks: a global perspective”, at the IET London, March 18–20, 2020.

Global IP Exchange Europe: IP leaders’ investment priorities revealed

EU13-02-2020IQPC Exchange

Ahead of the Global IP Exchange Europe on March 9-11 in Berlin, the event’s organisers surveyed senior executives to find out their IP, patent, trademark, and brand protection investment priorities for the next 6-12 months.

Korea: changes to the rules for the online transmission of software

Korea11-02-2020Raymis Kim and Dong Yang

Raymis Kim and Dong Yang of Kim & Chang report on the latest updates to the Korean Patent Act and how the online transmission of software may now infringe software patents in Korea.

SkyKick ruling reveals a need for linguistic clarity

EU10-02-2020Charlotte Duly

The Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) judgment in Sky v Skykick follows a referral from the High Court of Justice of England and Wales which was regarded as one of the most important EU trademark referrals in recent years, writes Charlotte Duly, head of brand protection at Charles Russell Speechlys.

WIPR Leaders 2020: Sweden practice update

EU, Sweden06-02-2020Petter Rindforth

The Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal has clarified differences between acceptable repackaging of drugs versus trademark infringement, says Petter Rindforth of Fenix Legal.

WIPR Leaders 2020: Serbia practice update

Serbia05-02-2020Mina Jovanovic

Mina Jovanovic of Zivko Mijatovic & Partners explains why, despite best intentions, a law enforcing punitive damages claims is not fit for purpose.

WIPR Leaders 2020: Canada practice update

Canada03-02-2020Janice Bereskin and Catherine Lovrics

Janice Bereskin and Catherine Lovrics of Bereskin & Parr outline the recent significant changes to Canadian IP laws.

WIPR Leaders 2020: A new approach

Canada03-02-2020Gordon Harris and Robert MacDonald

WIPR met the co-heads of IP at Gowling WLG providing the right advice, at the right time, in the right places.

IP Pages 2020: Patent licence agreement topics

03-02-2020Paul J. Sutton

When considering whether to pursue patent protection for an invention, an inventor will often dream of the benefits afforded by patent protection. This may include the possibility of licensing the patent and its underlying invention to one or more parties committed to commercialising products incorporating the subject invention.

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