November 2019







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Hidden value

David Bloom explores IP insurance and how to add value to IP rights View the original article here: Hidden value The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their original authors….


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Paralegals’ next role

The National Association of Licensed Paralegals’ Amanda Hamilton discusses the growth of the profession and the role it will play in the future of the legal services sector View the original article here: Paralegals’ next…


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IP in 2025

Bird & Bird’s Richard Vary boldly predicts what the IP landscape might look like five years from now View the original article here: IP in 2025 The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…


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Patent changes create friction

Satoshi Watanabe sets out the changes made to patent regulations in Japan, highlighting the difference in opinion between large organisations and SMEs View the original article here: Patent changes create friction The article was originally…


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Fakes in UK worth over £13bn, OECD report shows

Need for ‘‎continued vigilance’ and strengthening of measures to counter illicit trade in the UK’ View the original article here: Fakes in UK worth over £13bn, OECD report shows The article was originally posted on…


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Damage control

IP managers want to get the best from customs seizures in China. Saul Gong, Zoe Liu and James Godefroy set out how this is possible View the original article here: Damage control The article was…


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Bird & Bird brings in new Hamburg TM partner

Frederik Thiering joins from Harte-Bavendamm; new hire to start in May 2020 View the original article here: Bird & Bird brings in new Hamburg TM partner The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article…



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Myanmar reveals long-awaited TM filing date

The South East Asian country previously held no TM legislation; current mark holders can file first from 31 December View the original article here: Myanmar reveals long-awaited TM filing date The article was originally posted…



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NY district judge denies recusal request

US copyright lawyer fails in attempt to recuse judge over ‘copyright troll’ reference; judge notes ‘there perhaps is even more justification’ to use the term in this case View the original article here: NY district…



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Trade secret theft

One of the first US cases tried under the Defend Trade Secrets Act sees the jury award the claimant $31m View the original article here: Trade secret theft The article was originally posted on IPMagazine….


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Reducing the disruption

As the number of section 337 investigations continues to rise, Morris, Manning & Martin’s Jonathan Link advises on how to reduce their disruption to business View the original article here: Reducing the disruption The article…