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Pinsent Masons hires Squire Patton Boggs partner

Germany27-03-2018Movers & Shakers

Pinsent Masons has hired a Squire Patton Boggs partner to establish its European brand portfolio management team, a trademark and design right filing practice.

WIPR survey: EPO patent quality is endangered, claim readers


WIPR readers believe that the quality of the European Patent Office patent is endangered by the demands of current management, according to our latest survey.

Nine charged with $3.4bn of IP theft from international establishments

Iran26-03-2018Patent News

Nine Iranians have been indicted for stealing more than 31 terabytes of academic data and IP, predominantly from US organisations. 

Amazon successfully opposes ‘Firefly’ mark at UKIPO


Retailer Amazon has succeeded in its opposition of the registration of trademark ‘Firefly’ at the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Kim Kardashian West and Urban Outfitters settle ‘selfie’ patent suit


Kim Kardashian West and retailer Urban Outfitters are seeking to dismiss a patent complaint after coming to a settlement with California-based SnapLight.

US accuses China of denying patent rights in WTO case


The US has accused China of breaking World Trade Organization (WTO) rules by denying US companies’ “basic patent rights” in the country.

TiVo enjoys ‘limited success’ in UKIPO TM appeal


TiVo has had a “limited measure of success” in its appeal against a failed trademark opposition at the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Trump reveals $60bn of tariffs on China to crack down on IP theft


The US has announced tariffs of up to $60 billion on China, in response to China’s alleged IP violations.

Domestic Sweden TM rejected as ‘advertising slogan’


The EU General Court has confirmed that a mobile living provider’s mark would be understood as an “advertising slogan” rather than an indication of origin, meaning it can’t be registered as a trademark.

Hogan Lovells hires Finnegan partner

23-03-2018Movers & Shakers

Hogan Lovells has expanded its IP practice with the addition of trademark lawyer Julia Anne Matheson as partner.

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