The Patent Lawyer Magazine November/December 2012
Focus on AIPPI: Changing for the 21st Century
With a deep history as a pre-eminent global IP organization, AIPPI embraces change to strengthen its role in the 21st century, as its President explains.
Raising A Glass
The Patent Lawyer delves into the background of the AIPLA and AIPPI-US merger, hearing from Todd Dickinson, Executive Director of AIPLA.
Setback for IP rights in Mexico
A decision about the interaction of patent rights and administrative authorizations issued by the Mexican health authority is proving controversial. Jose R. Trigueros argues that the ruling is flawed and is a cause for concern for IP rights holders.
The multi-party infringement puzzle
The implications of the Federal Circuit’s en banc decisions in Akamai and Mckesson reveal a divided view of joint infringement, as Gene Lee, J. Steven Baughman and Rodrigo Valle explain.
Mind the step(s)!
Supplementary Protection Certificates offer additional value, but they also bring challenges, as Dr Christian Köster explains.
Turkey: A “pharmerging” country
Ersin Dereligil reviews the current position for patent protection and enforcement in the country and looks to the future.
Auto industry focused on alternative power
Patent data shows a 182% increase in alternative power R&D in the last five years. Bob Stembridge delves into wider patenting trends in the industry.