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December 15, 2016 Vol. 71 No. 21 Back to Bulletin Main Page

Latest Issue of the TMR and New Guide to International Litigation


Since the last update in October, The Trademark Reporter (TMR) has published its September-October, 2016, issue (Vol. 106, No. 5), which includes articles on free speech, the Michael Jordan v. Qiaodan case in English and Chinese, and registrability of nontraditional marks in Brazil (in English and Portuguese). Commentaries topics include a marijuana dispensary service mark application, Canada’s official marks regime, and disregarding national decisions in the EU. The issue is punctuated with a book review on The Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions: A Global and Local Outlook. The next issue of the TMR will be a theme issue on damages, scheduled to publish in mid-December.

A new INTA searchable guide launched at the Leadership Meeting in November! In Enforcement: An International Litigation Guide, you’ll find information on the many facets of trademark litigation, including pre-filing requirements, claims for infringement of registered and unregistered marks, emergency measures, early resolution of litigation, evidence, trials and oral hearings, judgment and final orders, post-judgment issues, costs of litigation, and remedies. More than 40 jurisdictions are included, with more to come! We would like to especially thank our principal editors:
  • David Allison, Bird & Bird, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Odette Gourley, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Christoph Kleiner, Kleiner Rechtsanwalte, Stuttgart, Germany 
  • Allan Poulter, Bird & Bird, London, United Kingdom
  • Fernando Triana, Triana, Uribe & Michelsen, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Rick Young, Quarles & Brady, Chicago, Illinois,, United States
Before year’s end, look out for Release 56 of U.S. Trademark and Unfair Competition Law on the INTA website.

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