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Website blocking orders: Game on

28-11-2019Anna Ward and David Rose

Nintendo’s successful blocking injunction against websites distributing infringing devices may open the door for similar orders in non-IP cases, as Anna Ward and David Rose of Mishcon de Reya explain.

Darts-ip: Data for all

Belgium28-11-2019Evrard van Zuylen

A trademark lawyer met some IT specialists, and they created a company aiming to put the entire world’s IP decisions at lawyers’ fingertips. Tom Phillips met Evrard van Zuylen of Darts-ip to find out more.

Advertisement feature: Solving the searching?


Octimine is a patent search system that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to conduct sophisticated patent searches. Dennemeyer explains how it works.

Russia: Reading into the latest ‘resolutions’ document

Russia27-11-2019Vladimir Biriulin

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation monitors what is going on in courts all over the country and periodically issues so-called “resolutions”. Vladimir Biriulin of Gorodissky & Partners reviews the most recent, which deals with IP.

EU trademark infringement: Where in the world?

EU27-11-2019Jeremy Blum and Marc Linsner

The CJEU recently confirmed that where customers are ‘targeted’ can be the basis for deciding jurisdiction in online EU trademark infringement cases, as Jeremy Blum and Marc Linsner of Bristows explain.

Germany jurisdiction report: Jurisdiction ruling overturns German case

Germany27-11-2019Jens Künzel

On September 5, 2019, in the matter AMS Neve v Heritage Audio, the Court of Justice of the European Union clarified the question of jurisdiction in cases where the defendant has committed several potentially infringing actions in more than one EU member state, for example by offering goods on the internet, or by sending an email offer to a customer in another member state.

India jurisdiction report: Maintainability of composite suits

India27-11-2019NV Saisunder and Aanchal M Nichani

A landmark judgment was recently passed by a special five-judge bench of the Delhi High Court in the case of Carlsberg Breweries v Som Distilleries and Breweries wherein it overruled an earlier judgment passed by a three judge bench in Mohan Lal v Sona Paint & Hardwares.

Africa: open for business

Africa26-11-2019Daniel Reis Nobre

Growing economies, updated laws, low-cost protection … African nations offer so much to rights owners who are ready to take the risk. WIPR’s Tom Phillips met Daniel Reis Nobre of Inventa International to find out more.

IP in Africa: Project Africa

Africa26-11-2019Sarah Morgan

Despite inconsistent legal systems in the continent, WIPR’s Sarah Morgan finds some organisations fighting to put IP firmly on Africa’s agenda.

USPTO Interviews: A story of success

26-11-2019Sarah Morgan

It’s been five years since Mary Boney Denison took up the mantle of trademark commissioner at the US Patent and Trademark Office. As she prepares to step down, WIPR’s Sarah Morgan spoke to her about lessons learned and goals achieved.

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