Last week President Obama unveiled his intent to nominate a number of individuals to key administration posts, one such being for the role of intellectual property enforcement coordinator (IPAC). While a positive move for the IP community, the directors chair at the USPTO remains vacant, having been overlooked in this latest round of nominations.
In July the 50th issue of World Trademark Review magazine presented a retrospective look at the industry over the past eight years. However, even before starting work on that edition our thoughts had turned to the future and what we could do to refresh the entire World Trademark Review platform and further improve the reader experience. The result is our new look website and magazine.
New research from Verisign has revealed that only 3% of the second-level domains registered in new gTLDs contain business websites, with pay-per-click (PPC) usage dwarfing that level. However, there are some caveats to consider.
Designs are becoming more crucial to manufacturers of consumer goods – distinctive design can not only result in aesthetically pleasing products, but also help to indicate the products’ origin. But could or should designs ever replace trademarks?
Patricia Collis reports
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New US intellectual property enforcement coordinator nominated, but still no sign of USPTO appointment. http://t.co/R7OFoPChoe #politics #IP
World Trademark Review unveils a new look website and magazine - and, as ever, we welcome any feedback. http://t.co/7Byx7XzKnx