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

International16-02-2017

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

IP under Trump: cautious optimism, for now

US16-02-2017

On January 23, Donald Trump became the 45th president of the US. But with his IP policies far from clear, there is disagreement over whether Trump’s impact on rights owners will be positive. WIPR investigates.

Event review: ASIPI Buenos Aires

Argentina10-01-2017

In December 2016, ASIPI welcomed more than 600 members to its Work Sessions event in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Luis Henriquez reviews the highlights.

IP Pages 2017: Recent developments in the Austrian IP landscape

Austria08-01-2017Peter Israiloff

On August 1, 2016, amendments to the Austrian Patent Act and Trademark Act (and related IP acts) were published concerning an additional institution that had been attached to the Austrian Patent Office (APO). This partial legal body was created in 1992 to assist the APO with some matters. However, the body now ceases to exist and all services (eg, providing similarity searches in the course of a trademark application) are again provided by the APO as a sovereign administration.

Copyright and Brexit: what lies ahead

UK20-12-2016Guy Wilmot

Brexit’s impact on copyright law may take several different shapes, and is likely to depend on the type of deal the UK government strikes with the EU, says Guy Wilmot of Russell-Cooke.

AA Thornton: the best of both worlds

Germany, UK24-11-2016Geoff Hussey

At IP law firm AA Thornton, patent and trademark attorneys work closely alongside lawyers to provide clients with the best of both worlds, as WIPR found out.

From the TPP to oppositions: major changes for IP

Mexico24-11-2016

A number of major IP-related developments are affecting Mexico, from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the trademark opposition system. WIPR assesses what these changes mean for rights owners.

IP Summit 2016: what to expect

Brussels23-11-2016

The IP Summit 2016 will be hosted by strategic consultancy and conference provider Premier Cercle at the World Customs Organization in Brussels on December 1 and 2. WIPR previews the main talking points, from Brexit to 3D printing.

IP office interview: Protecting ‘Swissness’

Switzerland23-11-2016

The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property is due to enact a number of important legislative changes in 2017 and is committed to fighting counterfeit goods. WIPR spoke to its director general Catherine Chammartin about life at the office.

An overhaul of IP rights

EU22-11-2016

In 2016 the European Council approved a new trade secrets directive, while the European Commission made a number of proposals to modernise copyright law, as WIPR reports.

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