New WTR 1000; Apple Vision Pro opportunities; AI copyright code; and much more

New WTR 1000; Apple Vision Pro opportunities; AI copyright code; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days, and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

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Monday 5 February

Sanofi outlines its collegiate approach to combatting genericism.

Stock surges for Apple and Dell lead a tech company bounceback in this month’s WTR Brand Elite analysis.

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Tuesday 6 February

A new report reveals the extent to which plain packaging on tobacco products has spread around the world, but with “no indication” of moving to other products.

Chinese police IP stats, Canon’s Amazon takedown results and New Balance’s new resale platform feature in Tuesday’s news digest.

We examine brand protection strategies at the Japanese border.

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Wednesday 7 February

The UK government sets aside plans for an AI copyright code of practice, with implications overseas.

The USPTO clarifies its AI guidance, the EUIPO introduces a GI service, Chile extends deadlines for wildfire victims, and more, in this week’s IP office updates.

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Thursday 8 February

New headset technology the Apple Vision Pro presents big opportunities for brands – and nuanced IP risks.

We head to Thailand to understand the challenges of – and best solutions for – brand protection at the country’s borders.

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Friday 9 February

Court data analysis reveals what a Super Bowl counterfeiting surge might mean for the Nevada district docket.

Coca-Cola is the target of a satirical art project and fast-food brand values fall in Friday’s news digest.

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Saturday 10 February

Canon, Hasbro, Liverpool Football Club and Mars are among the stellar line-up of speakers at this year’s WTR Brand Strategy Summit Europe.

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