No. 193 Managing Intell. Prop. 1 (October 2009)

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OCTOBER 2009 ISSUE 193

INTERNATIONAL
42 1 How to fix the PCT
As patent backlogs mount, IP offices and applicants are
searching for a way to solve the problems of pendency.
WIPO says that the PCT can provide a solution. But can
the organisation reinvigorate the system and win the
confidence of users?
Emma Barraclough
PLUS: USPTO officials tell Eileen McDermott about
PCT operations at the Office
SEE ALSO: Survey of biggest PCT                       X
filers, page 48

UNITED STATES
35The name game
Naming a sports stadium offers brand owners exposure on a grand scale. But lawyers
negotiating such deals need to take into account a range of commercial and IP issues.
James Weinberger
CHINA
In August the WTO released its panel report on the second of two cases that the US brought
against China two years ago. This is what the decisions mean for IP owners. Peter Yu
UNITED STATES
64   Grey market goods
As the economy tightens, many retailers and distributors have started reselling products
outside of approved distribution channels. This is how you can stop them. Andrea Anderson
and Annie Haselfeld
INTERNATIONAL
68   Customs practices compared
Customs officers are a vital part of the fight against the international trade in counterfeits.
Correspondents in seven jurisdictions explain how, in Managing IP's monthly O&A guide
INTERNATIONAL
76   Knowledge management
Encouraging employees to share best practices with third parties can boost company effi-
ciency but put your IP at risk. Here's how to manage the process. Stephen Manton

OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
134 How do we ensure that we
protect our own IP and don't
infringe the rights of others when
we use open source software?
35 I Name that stadium

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