Myanmar IP Update

A new Intellectual Property Office (IPO) of Myanmar, formally known as Burma, has been set-up under the Ministry of Commerce of Myanmar and is being rolled out in two stages: 1. Soft Opening and 2. Grand of Opening During the “Soft-opening” period (January - May 2020) trademark holders who have already registered their trademark under [...]

By |2020-02-05T11:45:44+00:00January 13th, 2020|Blog, Intellectual Property Roundup|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of July 8, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlENThOuaqA&t=3s   In this week's news: Intel puts 8,000 patents on the auction block Kim Kardashian backs down on a trademark HairBnB gets put in the pound Samsung has another great patent The USPTO has a new policy restricting foreign trademark filing The case of Iancu vs Brunetti closed last week, with the Supreme Court [...]

By |2019-07-23T10:16:10+00:00July 8th, 2019|Blog, Intellectual Property Roundup|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of June 25, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_ci0XkN9Vk&t=7s Attempting to tackle rising drug costs, the US Congress is considering passing the “Terminating the Extension of Rights Misappropriated Act of 2019”. The bill would prevent the common practice of extending drug patents through small updates and preventing generics from entering the market. The US Food and Drug Administration is also fighting drug costs [...]

By |2019-07-23T10:11:19+00:00June 25th, 2019|Blog, Intellectual Property Roundup|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of June 13, 2019

IP5 Preparing for ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ The recent IP5, a gathering between the world’s largest intellectual property offices, convened this past week in Korea. Leaders of the five offices (United States, China, Japan, European Union, and Korea) discussed cooperation on an international scale and the important topic of handling rising technologies. At the end of [...]

By |2019-06-13T14:17:08+00:00June 13th, 2019|Intellectual Property Roundup|0 Comments