Below we highlight the recent IP law and practice articles written by firms and their practitioners.

 

Q&A interviews

Read the first set of our interviews with some of the leading intellectual property practitioners and learn about what influenced their career choices, their advice to would-be practitioners, recent client matters, and life outside work. See the interviews here.

 

IP law and practice developments

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.

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.