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Roadmap for Intellectual Property Protection in China -- Trademark Protection in China

As part of its work on supporting right holders of intellectual property, the EU-China IPR2 Project publishes a series of condensed guides for European and Chinese companies seeking practical advice on how to protect their IP in China and Europe respectively. These Roadmaps for IP Protection are...

Roadmap for Intellectual Property Protection in China -- Copyright Protection in China

As part of its work on supporting right holders of intellectual property, the EU-China IPR2 Project publishes a series of condensed guides for European and Chinese companies seeking practical advice on how to protect their IP in China and Europe respectively. These Roadmaps for IP Protection are...

Roadmap for Intellectual Property Protection in Europe -- IP Protection at Trade Fairs in Europe

As part of its work on supporting right holders of intellectual property, the EU-China IPR2 Project publishes a series of condensed guides for European and Chinese companies seeking practical advice on how to protect their IP in China and Europe respectively. These Roadmaps for IP Protection are...

Roadmap for Intellectual Property Protection in Europe -- How to Register and Protect a Community Design

As part of its work on supporting right holders of intellectual property, the EU-China IPR2 Project publishes a series of condensed guides for European and Chinese companies seeking practical advice on how to protect their IP in China and Europe respectively. These Roadmaps for IP Protection are...

Online Copyright Liability: Leading European Cases

As part of its work on supporting right holders of intellectual property, the EU-China IPR2 Project publishes a series of condensed guides for European and Chinese companies seeking practical advice on how to protect their IP in China and Europe respectively. Read the Online Copyright Liability...

Intellectual Property Rights Blowing in the Wind

If ever we hated to say "we told you so", this is that moment. The U.S./Brazil dispute over U.S. cotton subsidies [1] has landed the U.S. on the wrong side of a WTO ruling, resulting in sanctions. Brazil has already identified 102 U.S. products on which it will now impose those (sanctioned...

CAMEX approves agreement negotiated between Brazil and the US for the cotton dispute

The Council of Ministers of the Chamber of Foreign Commerce, presided over by the Minister of Development, Industry, and Foreign Commerce, Miguel Jorge, approved today (17 June) the agreement negotiated between Brazil and the United States which carries forward the undertakings in the Memorandum...

U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Comments from U.S. Businesses on Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Foreign Markets

Summary The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is seeking comments from the public (including small and medium-sized companies) designed to help shape government programs for protecting intellectual property rights of U.S. businesses in foreign markets. The deadline for comments is Friday...

U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Comments from U.S. Businesses on Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Foreign Markets

Summary The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is seeking comments from the public (including small and medium-sized companies) designed to help shape government programs for protecting intellectual property rights of U.S. businesses in foreign markets. The deadline for comments is Friday, October...

Fashion Police: Proposed amendments to the Copyright Act would create protection for original fashion designs.

By Allan J. Sternstein and Neal G. Massand, Dykema Gossett PLLC *This article was first published on insidecounsel.com . For decades, fashion designers have watched their new designs be quickly copied with knock-off pieces that pop up on the open market shortly after the originals appeared on runways...

Supreme Court Takes Up Patent Inventorship Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Four months after inviting the views of the U.S. solicitor general, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 agreed to hear a case that could better define the rights of federal contractor universities in patent disputes arising from federally funded research ( Board of Trustees...

LogMeIn Wins Summary Judgment of Noninfringement

On May 4, 2011, United States District Judge Claude M. Hilton of the Eastern District of Virginia issued an opinion rejecting a claim that LogMeIn Inc., a Boston-area computer-access company, had infringed a patent owned by Canadian competitor 01 Communique Laboratory Inc. Judge Hilton granted summary...

McNees, Wallace & Nurick LLC: UPDATE: IP Rights with Penn State Take a Left Turn

By Geoffrey White According to several recent publications, beginning in the fall of 2012, Penn State University will no longer mandate Penn State's ownership of intellectual property associated with industry-funded research. This change in policy and practice does not cover government-funded research...

A Short History of "Intellectual Property" in Relation to Copyright

By Justin Hughes* *Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York. Excerpt from A Short History of "Intellectual Property" in Relation to Copyright , 33 Cardozo L. Rev. 1293 (April, 2012) Introduction In the corridors of law firms, industry, or government it would not...

Be It Resolved: IP Really Is Everywhere!

By Ashlee Froese of Gilbert's LLP Relishing the opportunity to watch smart, meaningful and intelligent debate, CanadaFashionLaw has been seriously enjoying the US election debates. Imagine our delight when intellectual property laws and counterfeiting snuck into the second presidential debate...

US Commission Reports on Effect of IP Theft

An interesting report was recently issued by the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, which is a US-based commission comprised of private and public sector members. The purpose of the Commission is to assess the scale of international intellectual property theft and its affect...

What Every Start Up Should Know about Intellectual Property Law

by Charles R. Macedo and Michael J. Kasdan Identifying what differentiates a venture or product line, and the right type of intellectual property that can be used to protect it can be critical to a start-up's success. This article examines the types of items that can make a start-up (particularly...

Five Intellectual Property Considerations for Startups - Part I

A successful startup provides a solution to a market need. Typically, the solution involves a new or improved device or technique. As a startup defines and develops its solution, intellectual property (IP) becomes a core asset of the company. Indeed, after management members themselves, IP is often a...

Going Round on IP and Climate Change

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists recently published a spirited debate on the role of intellectual property rights (IPR) in commercialization and transfer of climate mitigation technologies. The participants, who debated via a series of essays and responses , were Carlos M. Correa, director of...