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INFORM Consumers Act row; strategic takeaways from Brand Strategy India; new WTR Special Report; 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.

INFORM Consumers Act row; strategic takeaways from Brand Strategy India; new <em>WTR </em>Special Report; and much more
Seven strategic takeaways from Brand Strategy India 2021
8 Apr 2021

Seven strategic takeaways from Brand Strategy India 2021

Over the past two days, WTR has hosted a number of ‘Brand Strategy India’ sessions at the IPBC India virtual event. These discussions  have offered a range of critical takeaways for rights holders.

Live updates: IP offices implement measures in wake of coronavirus crisis
8 Apr 2021

Live updates: IP offices implement measures in wake of coronavirus crisis

As the novel coronavirus epidemic continues to spread across the globe, WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices have launched in response.

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4 Apr 2021

ICANN 70 takeaways; Nike ‘Satan Shoes’ spat; tips for well-known status in China; 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. Read more

28 Mar 2021

Alibaba anti-counterfeiting success; the power of green brands; US attorney solicitation email concerns; 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. Read more

27 Mar 2021

Time running out to have your say in new trademark benchmarking research

The latest WTR benchmarking survey focuses on operational management to identify how trademark practice is evolving in both the law firm and corporate environments. Read more

21 Mar 2021

Behind the scenes at WIPO and US Homeland Security; ‘unhealthy’ marks in China; the biggest EU and Canadian cases of the past year; and 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. Read more

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17 Mar 2021

PEPPA PIG declared famous; AI risks and opportunities; trademark budget challenges – takeaways from WTR Connect

The second WTR Connect virtual series of events is taking place this week, bringing together the trademark community for a range of interactive open discussion forums, masterclass explorations and solution rooms. Read more

14 Mar 2021

Navigating the pandemic at Marriott International; Big Oil data analysis; key lessons from US courts; and 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. Read more

10 Mar 2021

Tracking critical industry trends and challenges: WTR needs your views

WTR is inviting trademark professionals across the globe to participate in the latest benchmarking survey, which focuses on operational management. Read more

7 Mar 2021

Small business owner takes on royal couple; top 25 trademark industry influencers revealed; China filings continue to soar; 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. Read more

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20 Mar 2021

Now the genie is out the bottle, expect IP enforcement to remain high on government agendas

In our latest Saturday opinion column, we reflect on recent collaborations between enforcement authorities, IP offices and rights holders. Read more

17 Mar 2021

Five things we learned about US Homeland Security’s IP enforcement efforts

During a keynote speech at WTR Connect, Steve Francis, director of the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center at US Homeland Security, provided a backstage glimpse into the organisation’s IP enforcement efforts. Read more

10 Mar 2021

Brand enforcement is “an art, not a science” – exclusive interview with Marriott’s Elisabeth Escobar

In a candid conversation with Elisabeth Escobar, WTR hears how the hotel company has weathered the storm faced by the hotel sector in the pandemic. Read more

26 Feb 2021

United States tumbles down Brand Finance Soft Power Index due to covid-19 response

In a star-studded launch event, Brand Finance held a virtual conference with speakers including Hilary Rodham Clinton, Carl Bildt and David Miliband. Read more

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8 Jan 2021

Early trademark data reveals 2020 to be a record year despite the covid-19 pandemic

Despite the impact of the covid-19 pandemic across the globe last year, trademark filings recovered from an initial downturn and actually grew significantly in the second half of 2020. Read more

30 Oct 2020

Incoming trademark data indicates we are on track for a record year

This week we provide our regular update on the extent of the coronavirus’ impact on the trademark ecosystem. Read more

28 Aug 2020

Economies are battered but many major offices set for record trademark numbers

As the data continues to be updated, we are able to get a better understanding of the extent of the coronavirus’ impact on the trademark ecosystem. Read more

8 May 2020

Trademark applications will drop during the coronavirus crisis, but globalisation offers hope of a speedy recovery

A new report from TrademarkNow explores the impact of two major recessions on USPTO filings, giving insight into what is to come. Hint: it’s not all doom and gloom. Read more

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6 Jul 2020

How to take counterfeiters down (cheaply) during a pandemic

The economic crisis following covid-19 has pushed rights enforcement down company agendas, while unwary online consumers in lockdown make easy prey for counterfeiters. With litigation slow, costly and unlikely to succeed, there are quick and easy ways to thwart the fakers. Read more

6 Jul 2020

Challenging times: anti-counterfeiting in the age of covid-19

Locked-down consumers with heightened health worries could be easy prey for fast-acting counterfeiters. Legal authorities have foreseen some of the risks, but is the European Union sufficiently prepared for an influx of fake medicines and equipment? Read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Barker Brettell LLP