Unauthorized use of trademarks in Russia - is there anything that can be done?

Riikka Palmos, Senior Partner and Director of the Trademark Department at Papula-Nevinpat, provides an update on trademark use and registration in Russia’s changing IP landscape.

Trademark review suspension changes in China

Jiezhen (Amy) Min, Trademark Attorney at Beijing Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency Ltd., details the newly issued and implemented CNIPA’s suspension regulation as well as “pre-registration” regulation for administrative litigations and provides key advice for enterprises.

The Jack Daniel’s consumer survey: is it a veto over mockery?

Mike Keyes, IP litigator at Dorsey & Whitney and consumer survey expert, reports on the use of consumer survey results in the long-awaited Jack Daniel’s v. VIP Products ruling, which gained specific reference in Justice Sotomayor’s concurring opinion.

An interview with François Neuville, Head of Brand IP at Clarivate

François sits down with The Trademark Lawyer to discuss Clarivate’s vast capabilities in assisting with the protection of IP portfolios, with insights into AI leveraging and their expanse of IP content.

Trademark infringement on social media

Ricardo Costa Macedo and Adriana Magalhães of Caiado Guerreiro assess criteria for what constitutes trademark infringement on social media with guidance for methods of protection.

Application criteria for transformation applications in Mexico

Mariana Patiño of OLIVARES details the application criteria of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property in relation to the validity of international registrations subject to transformation by virtue of the amendments to the Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property.

EU design law: strategic considerations for Registered Community Designs

Verena Schladt of KUHNEN & WACKER Intellectual Property Law Firm PartG mbB details the required process for successfully registering an RCD in Europe with guidance for international protection.

Women in IP Leadership: An interview: inspirations, experiences, and ideas for equality.

Featuring: Minh Hoang Merchant, General Counsel & Secretary at Aspira Women’s Health.

Rankings: The Americas + The Middle East & Africa

10 of the best law firms from each of the top Americas, Middle East and Africa jurisdictions, including the Caribbean, Mexico and North America.

Jurisdictional Briefing, Poland: Is it easy for a brand to be eco in Poland and the EU?

Anna Sokołowska-Ławniczak, PhD and Kaja Seń of Traple Konarski Podrecki and Partners detail the changing protection available for “eco” trademarks resulting from the bid to prevent greenwashing.

The Bollywood actor’s passing leaves his privacy, publicity, and personality rights extinct, untransferable to his family members

Rachna Bakhru and Daleep Kumar of RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys evaluate the current right to privacy laws in India when it comes to legacy and heritability.

Trademarks in nondemocratic contexts and governance in Africa

Vera Albino, Legal Manager at Inventa, evaluates the current regimes in force across Africa relative to the success of innovation and availability of IP protection.

Shape trade dress as a trademark: current trends and challenges

Alina Grechikhina of Gorodissky & Partners examines recent cases of both the grant and refusal of three-dimensional trademarks to assess best practices for businesses to leverage the power of distinctiveness.

Importance of territoriality principle in claims of trans-border reputation

Manisha Singh and Shubhankar Sushil Sharma of LexOrbis review the ruling in the Carlton Shoes Ltd. & Anr. v. VIP Industries Ltd. case to assess the current standpoint on goodwill and reputation in relation to the territoriality principle.

The dos and don’ts for trademark use in advertising in Russia

Anastasia Omelchenko of Zuykov and partners reviews use cases of marks in advertising that infringe on registered trademarks to conclude best practices when creating campaigns.

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Dykema’s Washington, D.C., Office adds IP attorney Karen R. Poppel

Washington, D.C. – September 20, 2023 – Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Karen R. Poppel as a Senior Counsel in its Intellectual Property Department resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Poppel joins Dykema after...

Harper James bolsters intellectual property team with three new hires

Harper James, the commercial law firm purpose-built to enable entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses to succeed, has bolstered its intellectual property and trademark practice with the appointment of three new hires from top-50 law firm Blake Morgan LLP. The new...

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