2017

Global IP Suite

Keep your finger on the pulse with the Global IP Suite — your mobile-friendly access point for Firm handbooks on specialized IP topics covering more than 30 jurisdictions.

IP Enforcement

Gray Market Handbook
Parallel imports continue to be a challenging area for law for trademark owners and distributors. Find answers in our go-to guide to laws, doctrines and policies in jurisdictions across Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Latin America.

IP Enforcer
An online portal for Firm clients. View up-to-date country guides to top enforcement challenges, find remedies against counterfeiting and infringement, and survey key civil, criminal and administrative actions and customs procedures.

Copyright

TV Protection Around the Globe (Report by FRAPA and Baker McKenzie)
This report on the legal status of TV formats around the world is a cooperation by the Format Recognition and Protection Association (FRAPA) and Baker McKenzie. It is an overview of the legal landscape of format protection, including various court cases in: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong / China, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine, USA, and Venezuela.

Fair Use Guide
When can you use copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder? What are the requirements? Is equitable remuneration to be paid? Find the parameters and restrictions for fair use/fair dealing within the framework of national copyright law.

Collecting Societies Handbook
A guide to the societies involved in copyright licensing around the world. A public resource for copyright owners, users, managers and other stake-holders, jointly presented with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Patent

Global Patent Litigation Handbook
Enforcing patents in court can be complex, especially with cross-border considerations. Gain a broad awareness of how multijurisdictional differences can affect outcomes in this second edition, updated March 2015.

Transactional IP

Employee Creations Handbook
Your employee's idea, on your time and resources — who owns (and owes) what? Learn how ownership is acquired, parties' rights and obligations, and special rules for certain types of IP. Also: practical tips and best practices on confidentiality and non-competes.

Trade Secrets

Global Trade Secrets Handbook
As the world becomes increasingly connected and economies driven by technological advancements, trade secrets - and their protection - have become of paramount concern to businesses. This Handbook explores the different legal regimes available to protect trade secrets in over 30 countries and discusses these in the context of real commercial scenarios.

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