June 2018


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More questions than answers

Alex Robinson reports on the continuing uncertainty surrounding the fate of the Unified Patent Court View the original article here: More questions than answers The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted…



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Keep it real

Brand owners must be aware of how to make the most of resources to deter fakes. Joanne Goodchild providers some pointers View the original article here: Keep it real The article was originally posted on…





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Ralph Lauren prevails in ‘Polo’ TM opposition

EU General Court upholds First Board of Appeal verdict; public is familiar with US apparel company’s earlier mark View the original article here: Ralph Lauren prevails in ‘Polo’ TM opposition The article was originally posted…


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EPO's Battistelli bids farewell after eight-year reign

The European Patent Office’s (EPO) outgoing president Benoît Battistelli posted his last EPO blog this week, before handing over the baton to António Campinos. View the original article here: EPO's Battistelli bids farewell after eight-year…



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Which direction for GIs?

Kate O’Rourke explores the way forward for product signs after the UK leaves the EU View the original article here: Which direction for GIs? The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted…


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Slabgate victory for Hotel Chocolat

The chocolatier’s strategy to combat copycat products raises some interesting points, explain Tom Collins and Kate Maguire View the original article here: Slabgate victory for Hotel Chocolat The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each…


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Jami Wintz McKeon, Morgan Lewis

As the first female chair of 2,000-strong firm Morgan Lewis, the lawyer has created a more flexible working culture in her wake View the original article here: Jami Wintz McKeon, Morgan Lewis The article was…


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Ada Leung, Director, IP Department, Hong Kong

There is no typical day for Leung as she helps prepare the region for membership of the Madrid Protocol View the original article here: Ada Leung, Director, IP Department, Hong Kong The article was originally…



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Bea Swedlow, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

The chair of the AIPLA’s Women in IP Committee explains why it is so important to value the innovative and creative capabilities of women View the original article here: Bea Swedlow, Honigman Miller Schwartz and…


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Dids MacDonald, Anti Copying In Design

The design champion explains her 20-year struggle to boost IP protection for a neglected industry View the original article here: Dids MacDonald, Anti Copying In Design The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…


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Hayleigh Bosher, Brunel University

The Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN) director and founder of the World IP Women network talks feminine power and inspiration View the original article here: Hayleigh Bosher, Brunel University The article was originally posted on…


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Gender balance

While acknowledging that more women than ever are becoming entrepreneurs and inventors, Caroline Day longs for the day when science and innovation are free from gender bias View the original article here: Gender balance The…


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The female inventor

Are women any closer to reaching equality in patentable inventions? Stephanie Scruggs and Jessica Zurlo see slow progress after decades of sexism View the original article here: The female inventor The article was originally posted…