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Happy 10th birthday

Although not perfect, the AIA has brought greater efficiency and transparency to the US patent system

Unified at last?

Mark Bellprovides an update on the Unified Patent Court after Germany approvesratification of agreement

Seeking resolve

Tim Brownprovides brief tips for successful domain name dispute resolution

Keeping up with AI

David V Sanker and Jianbai ‘Jenn’ Wang ask whether South Africa and Australia jumped the gun on AI inventors?

Marking the scammers

Bryce JMaynard reflects on the USPTO’s decision seeking registration of its name andlogo in the wake of growing fraudulent activities

The changing face of Class 5

The globalIP framework needs to be made more resilient to challenges to its integrityduring times of extraordinary circumstances such as a pandemic, say Clarivate’sRobert Reading and David Marques

Rethinking image rights

Margaret A Esquenet and Mary Kate Brennan explore the uncertainfuture of embedded content and the ‘server test’

Filing surge

JenniferFraser discusses how to navigate the delays prompted by the steep rise in UStrademark filings

In-house counsel: Standing guard

Finnegan,Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner’s AaronL Parker and Sonja W Sahlstenuncover the e-commerce counterfeiting challenges facing rights owners and howto combat them

IP counsel: Risky business

Bereskin& Parr’s Adam Bobker and Isi Caulder offer up a toolkit for building a bulletproof IP strategy

Careful planning

AppleyardLees’ Claire Devine and Barbara Fleck discuss the importance of earlyplanning in cell and gene therapy IP strategy

The known and unknown

WalkerMorris’ Sakura Proctor and Michael Howard examine the proposed andimplemented solutions to the issue of changing IP rights in the UK

Brexit: where are we now?

CatherineM Jewell, Harry M O’Brien and James A Stones explore supplementary protection certificates, exhaustion of rights and parallelimports

Setting a new standard

HebeDoneski and JeffreyD Morton unpack the changes to patent assignor estoppel as a result of the recent Minerva Surgical decision

Designs: what now after Brexit?

Like manyareas of UK law thoroughly intertwined with the EU, design protection hasreceived a Brexit shake up, say Lewis Silkin’s AntonyCraggs, Oliver Fairhurst and Victoria Owrid

Border patrol

GreenspoonMarder’s Sharon Urias reveals howregistering trademarks with US Customs and Border Protection can preventinfringing imports

Have your cake and own it too

BenjaminWest Janke and Susan A Russell drawout the trademark and branding best practices from a dispute between a kingcake baker and its brand developer

Under wraps

HoganLovells’ Anna-Katharina Friese and Bastian Englisch discuss the importance ofhandling trade secrets correctly during M&A transactions

Setting boundaries

Morrison & Foerster’s Paul Goldstein, BitaRahebi and Roman Swoopes ask when do foreign media platform operators infringe US copyrights?

The new patent battleground

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Darius Gambino and Zachary Kizitaff discuss the increasingly litigious video games industry and its potential to thwart creativity andinnovation