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Mexico jurisdiction report: The value of verbal communication

Mexico18-05-2018Diego Palacios

Mexico’s IP system is organised and implemented by the Mexican Institute for Industrial Property (IMPI), an administrative body, handling and granting IP registrations.

Netherlands jurisdiction report: Trademark reform for the Benelux countries

Netherlands18-05-2018Michiel Rijsdijk

European trademark law is changing as a result of the so-called ‘trademark reform package’, which contains a new regulation (2017/1001) on European Union trademarks and a new directive (2015/2436).

US jurisdiction report: The patent portfolios of pot

US18-05-2018Paul J Sutton

Few would have imagined a decade or two ago that an industry supporting legal marijuana use in the US would be expected to exceed more than $20 billion by the end of this decade. Yet here we are, with a majority of states now allowing the medical use of cannabis. Some states now also permit the recreational use of pot.

Japan jurisdiction report: The treatment of exclusive-use licences

Japan18-05-2018Ryo Maruyama

In Japan, there are two different types of exclusive-use licences relating to patents: (1) a senyo jisshiken (a registered exclusive licence), and (2) a dokusenteki tsujo jisshiken (a semi-exclusive licence).

Sweden jurisdiction report: The scourge of fake trademark renewals

Sweden18-05-2018Maria Zamkova

Have you ever received an invoice from the EPTR (“European Patent and Trademark Register”), OHMI (“Office for International Registration”), “The Community Trademark Register”, or something similar? Is the invoice marked with a sign that looks very similar (but not 100% identical) to the logo of the EU IP Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), or a mix of them?

Russia jurisdiction report: Common procedures for IP disputes

Russia18-05-2018Riikka Palmos

The IP rights environment has become very internationally-focused lately. IP owners have many opportunities to protect their IP rights globally, but enforcement of IP rights is still mainly based on national requirements and processes with country specifics and peculiarities. This is also the case in Russia.

Artificial intelligence and IP: the future

EU, International17-05-2018

As artificial intelligence continues to progress at breakneck pace, there are questions about whether IP law can keep pace. WIPR speaks to Patrick Courtney, board member at Standards in Laboratory Automation, to find out more.

CITMA: More Brexit clarity, but more still needed

UK17-05-2018Tania Clark

The UK government and European Commission have clarified a number of issues on trademarks and designs after Brexit, but a lot has been left unmentioned or has yet to be agreed on, as Tania Clark of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys explains.

IACC: Working together to connect the dots

17-05-2018Travis Johnson

Collaboration between and among all the relevant stakeholders, and removing the obstacles to such cooperation, are vital to addressing the growing threat of counterfeits, says Travis Johnson of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition.

CIPA: Dealing with the shock waves of Brexit

UK17-05-2018Lee Davies

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys continues to lobby on behalf of IP owners in the Brexit negotiations and to work closely with partners around the world, says Lee Davies, CEO of the institute.

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