Category: Insights

PPH network reaches over 50 members as India and Saudi Arabia join

The ever-expanding Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) network has gained two new additions. AWA Point sums up the new members

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EUIPO figures reveal that trademark infringement is an expensive business in Denmark

The 2019 Status Report on IPR Infringement from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) reveals that the annual sales lost

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Alibaba’s DOUBLE 11 trademark: JD.com sues China’s IP authority

Singles’ Day falls on 11 November in China. Since 2009, it has become a 24-hour shopping extravaganza, with international

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Amended Canadian Patent Rules Effective

On October 30, 2019, amendments to the Rules Respecting the Patent Act (Rules) and the Patent Act (Act) became

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Hong Kong Launches New Patent System

The Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department (HKIPD) launches a new patent system on December 19, 2019. The system becomes

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German decision on UPC expected in early 2020

In an interview with IP industry publication Managing IP, Justice Huber of the German Federal Constitutional Court stated that

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AMS Neve vs. Heritage Audio: What does the CJEU ruling mean for online infringement cases?

EU-trademark owners receive much needed clarity on jurisdiction in online infringement cases The internet’s boundless nature provides EU-trademark owners

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The Crispr-Cas9 patent tussle continues: The case of UC Berkeley at the EPO

In Europe, we don’t do things the way the Americans do… Oral proceedings in the opposition against UC Berkeley’s

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Chanel loses Chinese trademark infringement case involving ‘double C’ logo

Background Chanel owns the registered trademark (the ‘double C’ logo) in Class 14 in China. In June 2016 the

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Denmark champions patents as fundamental to preventing climate change

Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs Simon Kollerup stated that protecting the intellectual property rights of innovative

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