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Haynes and Boone hires former Time Warner TM counsel

13-05-2020Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

Haynes and Boone has strengthened its trademark practice with the addition of Erin Hennessy as a partner in New York. 

Nat Geo wins nature doc TM fight on 1st Amendment grounds

12-05-2020Rory O'Neill

A Colorado federal court has dismissed a trademark infringement suit brought by the host of the long-running nature documentary “Wild America” against National Geographic.

Aon launches $100m IP underwriting platform

International12-05-2020Rory O'Neill

London-based financial services company Aon has launched what it calls the largest IP underwriting platform in the world, offering indemnity up to a primary limit of $100 million.

UKIPO extends ‘interrupted days’; Fed Circuit increases phone hearings

Australia12-05-2020Sarah Morgan

IP offices and courts around the world are updating measures aimed at minimising disruption as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. 

UKIPO finds no deception in ‘hidden’ mark on Scottish gin bottle

Scotland11-05-2020Rory O'Neill

A Scottish distiller is free to use the ‘Leith Glass Works’ on its Italian-made bottles without misleading consumers, the UK Intellectual Property Office has said.

WIPO appoints IPOS chief as next leader

International, Singapore, Switzerland11-05-2020Movers & ShakersSarah Morgan

Daren Tang, the current head of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, has officially been appointed to lead the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Seyfarth unites with diversity groups to limit COVID-19 impact

11-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Seyfarth Shaw has partnered with a coalition of organisations committed to promoting diversity and inclusion to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on D&I in the legal profession.

Analysis: USPTO's section 101 guidance puts onus on Congress

11-05-2020Rory O'Neill

The question of what is and isn’t patentable is fundamental to the running of a functional IP system. So fundamental that, looking back on the past decade in US patent law, it’s remarkable the extent to which this has been contested and shrouded in uncertainty.

Sisvel claims ‘landmark’ FRAND victory at German Supreme Court

EU, Germany07-05-2020Rory O'Neill

Sisvel is claiming victory over Haier after a final German Federal Court of Justice ruling, which the patent pool operator said is a win for standard-essential patent (SEP) owners against “efficient infringement” strategies.

Motorola, Hytera IP trial rescheduled after COVID-19 delay

Australia, China07-05-2020Rory O'Neill

Australia’s Federal Court has postponed a patent and copyright infringement trial between Motorola and Hytera due to logistical difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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