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Conference review: 2018 AIPPI World Congress, Cancun

Mexico16-10-2018Olga Sirakova

Olga Sirakova, Secretary General of AIPPI, looks back on a successful 2018 World Congress in Cancun, Mexico.

A jump start in IP protection in India


India’s government is trying to boost innovation and IP filings by startups and SMEs, but there is some way to go, as WIPR finds out.

Brexit and IP: Mixed messages on Europe


As Brexit negotiators haven’t yet agreed whether UK-qualified trademark lawyers will be able to act before the EUIPO after Brexit, WIPR asked 11 leading UK-based law firms about their concerns over the issue and the action they have taken in response.

Protecting innovation in ‘Brexit Britain’

UK02-10-2018Graham Burnett-Hall

While the eventual impact of Brexit remains unknown, the implications for IP owners could be far-reaching, as Graham Burnett-Hall of Marks & Clerk explains.

The consequences of the new Mexican rules

Mexico01-10-2018Christian Thomae

After recent legal changes in Mexico to declaration of use requirements, trademark owners should review their portfolios to determine if their rights are affected, says Christian Thomae of Dumont.

Spreading the protection blanket in Mexico

Mexico01-10-2018Alejandro Moreno Hernández

Mexico would be well suited to joining the Hague Agreement on designs, which is a practical and cost-effective solution for international IP owners, says Alejandro Moreno Hernández of Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff.

On the road to better IP protection

India28-09-2018Baani Talwar

Micro, small and medium enterprises can be the backbone of future economic growth in India, so the government is trying to boost their use of IP rights, as Baani Talwar of Rahul Chaudhry & Partners reports.

Protecting marks around the globe

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru27-09-2018Rodrigo Bonan

While there is no uniform understanding of free movement of goods and services on the world market, trademark owners should implement policies to deal with parallel imports, including in South America. Rodrigo Bonan of Luiz Leonardos & Advogados reports.

IP law firms: time to wake up


Traditional IP law firms need to wake up to the major changes that service providers are causing in the legal industry, or risk vanishing forever, says CEO of Brandstock, Volker Spitz, in an interview with WIPR.

Protecting ‘It’s the real thing’

Brazil26-09-2018Paulo Parente Marques Mendes and Beatriz Vergaça Castro

While IP laws don’t protect advertising slogans in Brazil, that doesn’t mean they can’t be secured by other means. Paulo Parente Marques Mendes and Beatriz Vergaça Castro of Di Blasi, Parente & Associados report.

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