2017 March IPLawBugle®


March 2017 Bugle Editorial Staff
  Alex Agudelo
Save the Date! Chintan Desai
AIPF 2017 Annual Meeting Liliana Galindo
San Francisco, CA 94133 Felix Klopmeier
  Hande Mumcuoglu
AIPF News  Juan Felipe Acosta
IP Law Updates Matthew Stark
Member Firms in the NewsMervyn Valadares
  AIPF NEWS

Save the Date!

AIPF 2017 Annual Meeting
September 13 to 15
Marriott Fisherman's Wharf Hotel
San Francisco, CA 94133
Details and Registration

Trademark Virtual Roundtable
Dealing with Descriptiveness and Non-Descriptiveness Refusals in Trademark Applications
Trademark Committee
March 28, 2017 at 11:30am EST
Details and Registration

  IP LAW UPDATES
Which Way to Go? The Pros and Cons of the Two-Track System
Jiangcheng Jiang, Peksung Intellectual Property
In China's patent system, there are two available routs for enforcing a patent. This is the so-called two-track system in which a patent owner, when encountering infringement of it's patent, can opt to file a complaint with a local government body responsible for patent...
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Pro Bono Representation in Brazil
Guerra IP
The Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) finally approved the text of its new Ethics Code that deals with pro bono representation, which is exercised in Brazil for many years now, but had not yet been regulated by the Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar Association...
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Concurrent Jurisdiction of Brazilian Courts in Contract Disputes
Guerra IP
During a judgement of Ordinary Appeal no. 114/DF, filed by MTD Engenharia Ltd. against the Reupblic of Argentina, held on June 2, 2015, the Fourth Panel of the Superior Tribunal of Justice (STJ) reiterated that Brazilian courts have concurrent jurisdition to prosecute... 
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MEMBER FIRMS IN THE NEWS
Price Heneveld LLP Announces the Addition of Jason L. Budd, Of Counsel 

Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 13, 2017. Price Heneveld LLP, a Grand Rapids boutique intellectual property law firm, announces the addition of Jason L. Budd as an Of Counsel attorney. Jason Budd is a registered patent attorney and has previously practiced...

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AIPF MEMBER FIRMS

Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist PA • Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez • Aperio IP Attorneys • B&R Latin America IP LLC • Backstrom & Co Attorneys • Batavia Patentservis Asia • Bookoff McAndrews PLLC • Breiner & Breiner LLC • Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd • Chofn Intellectual Property • Citemark International IP • de Chalains • Deeth Williams Wall LLP • Dumont Bergman Bider & Co • Elan IP Inc • Energy IP • Erik M Pelton & Associations • Erise IP • FB Rice • Ferraiuoli LLC • Finnian & Columba • Furgang & Adwar LLP • Goudreau Gage Dubuc • Guerra IP • Halitigil & Ark • Hepworth Browne • Hofbauer Professional Corporation • Hovey Williams LLP • IP Watchdog • Jonas Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH • Kelly IP LLP • Ketner Ltd • Kim Winston LLP • Lang & Rahmann • Law Office of Karen Dana Oster • Law Office of Albert Wai-Kit Chan • Letters & Thoo • Martegani & Partner • Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH • MBM Intellectual Property • McClure Qualey & Rodack • O’Conor & Power • Olarte Moure • Price Heneveld • Robic LLP • Rothwell Figg Ernst & Manbeck PC • Sabeta IP • Sughrue Mion PLLC • Sugimura & Partners • Thomas Horstemeyer • Trung Thuc • United Trademark and Patent Services • Valadares Law Professional Corporation