In this week’s exclusive data analysis we take a look at the trademark portfolios that have either recently changed hands or are owned by companies that have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy – revealing the two key features that make intangibles attractive to buyers.
In the latest in our regular series, representatives from the National Institute of Industrial Property of Chile exclusively share information on the innovative tools and services that have launched or are being developed for the future.
As acquisitions and exclusivity deals become an increasingly common sight in the podcast industry, the need for strong brands is paramount – and that’s where trademark professionals can help. Read more
Crunching the numbers on filing in Indonesia provides invaluable insight into the impact that the Madrid Protocol is having on the country’s IP office and highlights several issues of which trademark professionals need to be aware. Read more
In an exclusive guest post, representatives from Alyafi IP Group speak with the head of the IP Unit at Lebanon’s Ministry of Economy about recovery efforts at the agency following the recent devastating explosion in Beirut. Read more
The public consultation over the European Commission’s Digital Services Act ended last week, and on the issue of intermediary liability, the commission is faced with a choice between evolution or revolution. Read more
Recent efforts by US Customs and Border Protection, the Jamaica Constabulary Force and INTERPOL are a stark warning to counterfeiters in the region – particularly where fake goods are linked to organised crime and terrorism. Read more
Trademark practitioners around the world discuss the long-lasting impact that the covid-19 pandemic and latest technological trends are likely to have on IP practices, client demands and the wider brand protection landscape. Read more
As reports emerge that German exports will drop as the country reduces its interaction with the global market, domestic trademark filings are increasing at an above average rate for the European Union. Read more
In a new regular series, national IP offices share the innovative tools and services they have launched or are developing for the future. This week, we focus on innovation at the Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia (LRPV). Read more
Whether it is teaching children or engaging key stakeholders, there is still much work to be done in promoting IP issues. Trademark leaders explain how they are helping to spread the word through positive action and community engagement. Read more
In a new regular series on WTR, national IP offices share the innovative non-core tools and services that they have launched or are developing for the future. This week, we focus on innovation at IP Australia. Read more
A new book, titled The Great Catapult: How Integrated IP Management Will Shoot Your Brand to Success, aims to take the IP message to the C-suite, so WTR sat down with author Zeeger Vink to get the inside track on the publication. Read more