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26 May 2017

adidas, Amazon and Apple team members head up list of the world’s leading corporate trademark professionals

Last week, World Trademark Review published the WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals. The list was generated from a community led research project designed to identify the individuals deemed to be the leading lights of the industry. Amongst the companies with the most trademark team members included are those from adidas, Amazon, Apple, Google, Mars, Red Bull and Sky. Read blog

25 May 2017

INTA pledges to investigate complaints over grand finale overcrowding and attendees being refused entry (1 comment)

The International Trademark Association (INTA) has told World Trademark Review that it will be following up on complaints made by members following Wednesday evening’s grand finale of the INTA Annual Meeting. The confirmation came after a number of members voiced concerns about overcrowding, with one delegate reporting that her guests were refused entry to the gala despite paying for guest tickets. Read blog

24 May 2017

Puppies, sword fighting, exploding tapas and upset counterfeiters: INTA 2017 standout moments

Last night the WTR Industry Awards celebrated another year of excellence in corporate trademark practice. While we are in the awards mood, we thought we should recognise the standout moments and individuals from this year’s Annual Meeting. Read blog

24 May 2017

A celebration of excellence: the 2017 WTR Industry Awards winners revealed

Following last night's exclusive champagne reception and presentations at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, World Trademark Review is delighted to reveal the winners at this year’s WTR Industry Awards. Among those honoured were teams and professionals from BMW, Intel, Marriott International, Nike, PepsiCo, Specsavers, the National Association of Realtors and Twitter. Read blog

23 May 2017

Trademarks on the silver screen, CPA’s busy summer and ‘.sucks’ in the trademark family: INTA 2017 day three report

For many INTA 2017 Annual Meeting delegates, the busiest days are over and the end is in sight; but determined not to let the long days and nights wear us down, the World Trademark Review editorial team of Trevor Little, Joff Wild and Tim Lince have been running between sessions, meetings and receptions – with a few stops for coffee along the way – to bring you the latest stories and insights from Tuesday’s proceedings. Read blog

22 May 2017

Brand stewards, fake news, transport woes and a Brexit badge for Brits: INTA 2017 day two report

Often the busiest day for attendees, the Monday of the INTA Annual Meeting usually features a full schedule of meetings, sessions, table topics and receptions reaching a crescendo that often goes into the early hours of Tuesday. Trying to keep up with the rapid pace of activities, the World Trademark Review editorial team of Trevor Little, Joff Wild and Tim Lince report on the action. Read blog

21 May 2017

Daily drama, fakes on the beach, keynote controversy and a canny crocodile: INTA 2017 day one report

The beautiful city of Barcelona is currently packed to the rafters with trademark experts attending INTA’s 2017 Annual Meeting. As ever, the World Trademark Review team is on the ground; reporters Trevor Little, Joff Wild and Tim Lince present some of their highlights and observations from the first full day of the event. Read blog

20 May 2017

Tencent, LG Electronics and Time Warner revealed as owners of the fastest-growing trademark portfolios

New research has revealed the top corporate trademark filers for 2016, with Chinese giant Tencent Holdings leading the way. The company is one of six Chinese powerhouses to make the top 50 list, trailing only US and German businesses with respect to global filing activity. Read blog

20 May 2017

Come and say ‘hola’ to World Trademark Review and pick up some freebies

The World Trademark Review team has arrived in Barcelona for this year’s Annual Meeting. If you are in town, then visit us in the exhibition hall at stands C67-C68 to meet the team and pick up some of our latest publications (while stocks last). Read blog

19 May 2017

The trademark industry’s corporate trailblazers revealed in groundbreaking new research project

World Trademark Review is pleased to announce the publication of WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals. This unique resource identifies the in-house experts deemed to be the leading lights of the industry, performing trademark-related duties to the highest standards, adding true value to their organisations and exemplifying the qualities to which other counsel should aspire. Read blog

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