International reports

Sent to over 28,000 subscribers, the IAM Weekly email features reports from an international team of correspondents who report on recent developments in IP law and practice in their home jurisdictions, as well as strategic issues and those relating to finance, deal making and valuation.

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IPlytics GmbH

IP analytics

Clarivate Analytics

IP industry focus

Global Prior Art Inc

IP management

Sagacious Research

IP technology

Navigant Consulting Inc

IP transactions

Bereskin & Parr LLP

Canada

Vivien Chan & Co

China

AWA A/S

Denmark

Weickmann & Weickmann PartmbB

Germany

LexOrbis

India

  • 16 Apr
    2018

    The patent opposition process

    India's patent law provides for both pre-grant and post-grant opposition. This provides efficient and effective tool for parties interested in preventing or revoking the grant of a non-meritorious patent in an economical and swift manner. Full text

  • 29 Nov
    2017

    Novelty: an Indian perspective

    The standards for meeting patentability criteria under the Patents Act are emphasised to reward the contributors of an invention. Among these criteria, novelty is a vital and absolute condition for patentability. Full text

  • 15 Nov
    2017

    No mini trial in temporary injunction application

    The Delhi High Court recently noted that, when deciding whether to grant an injunction application, a court is not required to conduct a mini trial. The court recognised that the purpose of an interim injunction is to ensure the protection of parties’ rights on the basis of three factors: prima facie case, balance of convenience and irreparable injury. Full text

Ehrlich & Fenster Patent & Trademark Attorneys

Israel

  • 16 Jan
    2013

    Significant amendment to the Patent Law takes effect

    Further to an agreement with the US Trade Commission, the 10th amendment to the Patent Law has now come into force. The amendment forms part of the revisions to local IP laws and regulations which removed Israel from the blacklist of countries that fail to protect intellectual property adequately and enabled Israel to join the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Full text

  • 31 Oct
    2012

    Court gives the OK to parallel importers – but use trademarks in moderation

    The Tel Aviv District Court recently ruled in favour of the Tommy Hilfiger Group after it brought suit against Machsan Hayevuan and its owner Elad Suissa for breach of the rights under the TOMMY HILFIGER trademark. The ruling is a signal to all parallel importers in Israel to review their current practice carefully and to consider whether they are maintaining the proper balance between fair use of their marketed goods and not infringing IP rights. Full text

  • 13 Jun
    2012

    New examination guidelines: overlapping subject matter

    Recently published guidelines for examiners with regard to overlapping subject matter have clarified the definition of "overlapping subject matter" and provide an insight into the strategy for drafting and prosecuting divisional and continuation applications before the Israeli Patent and Trademark Office. Full text

Jacobacci & Partners

Italy

Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office

Japan

NLO

Netherlands

Allen & Overy A Pedzich Spk

Poland

Gowling WLG (International) Inc

Russia

AWA AB

Sweden

Hepp Wenger Ryffel AG

Switzerland

Formosa Transnational

Taiwan

Gün + Partners

Turkey

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP

UK

Baker Donelson

USA

Ambridge Partners LLC

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