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The Patent Lawyer Magazine November/December 2012

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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.

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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.

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Setback for IP rights in Mexico

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.

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The multi-party infringement puzzle

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.

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Mind the step(s)!

Mind the step(s)!

Supplementary Protection Certificates offer additional value, but they also bring challenges, as Dr Christian Köster explains.

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Turkey: A “pharmerging” country

Ersin Dereligil reviews the current position for patent protection and enforcement in the country and looks to the future.

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Auto industry focused on alternative power

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.

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