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IP law and practice developments

  • Managing IP's journalists published articles on issues of interest to private practice and in-house IP practitioners here.
  • Claudio Ulloa of Basham Ringe y Correa wrote about green technology and patents here.
  • Sofia Santoro and Alessandra Antonucci of SIB explain the significance of G1/23, a referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal here.
  • Sinai Yarus of The Luzzatto Group wrote about dealing with Patent Office objections in Israel here.
  • Camilla Johnson and Adré Pretorius of Von Seidels wrote about the protection of well-known trade marks in Tanzania here.
  • Inventa analysed the patent filing trends in electrical devices and digital communication technologies at the EPO here.
  • Drew & Napier wrote about the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in IIa Technologies Pte Ltd v Element Six Technologies Limited [2023] SGCA 5 (“IIa v E6”) which dealt with patent sufficiency here.
  • Juletha-Marie Dercksen and Adré Pretorius of Von Seidels examined the application of the Madrid system in OAPI member states here.
  • Benedetta Soranzo of Società Italiana Brevetti (SIB) highlights the most important changes in the EPO's 2023 guidelines for examination here.
  • Manisha Singh and Ritika Agarwal of LexOrbis analysed the recent rulings of the High Court of Delhi in appeals against the decisions of the Registrar of Trademarks here.
  • An overhaul of the Indian patent application system has cut the time taken to reach a decision. Joginder Singh and Piyush Sharma of LexOrbis examined the new process and the implications here.
  • Otto Licks and Rodrigo Maior of Licks Attorneys wrote about the importance of Brazil to patent portfolio strategy here.
  • Karlo Tinoco and Rob Rodrigues of Licks Attorneys reported on Christian Louboutin's recent success in Brazil here.
  • Inês Monteiro Alves of Inventa explained the patent registration process at the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) here.
  • Azlina Khalid of Henry Goh summarised the trade mark developments since the Malaysian Trademarks Act 2019 came into force here.
  • Roberto Rodrigues Pinho and Ricardo Campello of Licks Attorneys analysed Brazil's legislation and regulation concerning skinny labelling here.
  • SIB wrote about the new administrative procedure before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office here.
  • Vera Albino of Inventa wrote about the key copyright and human rights decisions in Europe in 2022 here
  • Licks Attorneys' lawyers explained how to patent antibody-related inventions in Brazil here
  • Diana Pereira and Inês Sequeira of Inventa explore Cape Verde’s intellectual property development ambitions here
  • Vera Albino of Inventa wrote about the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement here.
  • LexOrbis' managing partner Manisha Singh wrote a case note (here) about a Delhi High Court decision dealing with the use of trade marks as keywords on the Google Ads programme.
  • Oswald Alembong of Von Seidels summarised the changes to OAPI’s procedures here.
  • Our editor, Kingsley Egbuonu, reports on the latest development in the patent inventorship dispute concerning the AI machine DABUS here.
  • David Hammond of Haseltine Lake Kempner analysed EPO data concerning detergents and foodstuff patents here.
  • Ganna Prokhorova and Oleksandr Mamunya of Mamunya IP reported on how the war in Ukraine has affected intellectual property law and practice; read the summary here.
  • João Francisco Sá of Inventa wrote about the trade mark dispute between Banco de Investimento Global and Banco BIC Português here.
  • Nguyen Duc Thang of INVESTIP provided an update about the recent patent examination guidelines for computer programmes in Vietnam here.
  • Read about the patent disputes concerning the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines here.
  • Managing IP published its 2022 report on the recent trends and concerns in the IP industry here.
  • Our team reported on the latest developments in the Russian legal market here.
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