Data Analysis

How US district courts treat DMCA claims

After 26 years of cutting its teeth, the US district court system takes a nuanced approach to cases involving Digital Millennium Copyright Act claims.

01 March 2024

Filings drop across Latin America; Colombia sees growth

WTR analyses trademark filing trends at major Latin American registers.

28 February 2024

Netflix and Meta stock soar, while tech brands ride AI to success: WTR Brand Elite analysis

The WTR Brand Elite indices closed out January at its highest level since we started tracking the data in January 2018. A number of companies also hit six-year highs, including some big hitters in the technology space.

26 February 2024

What Texas’s economic boom means for trademark litigation

The four Texan district courts may see surging trademark case numbers as the state attracts more business.

23 February 2024

Asia-Pacific suffers cross-regional filing decline

WTR analyses trademark filing trends at major Asia-Pacific registers.

22 February 2024

UKIPO reports find men far more likely to buy counterfeits from influencers

Male consumers are significantly more likely to willingly purchase counterfeits, with social media endorsement driving a significant proportion of illicit sales, a new report has found.

22 February 2024

USPTO, DPMA and EUIPO see filings decline; boom in UK filings abroad proves temporary

WTR analyses trademark filing trends at major North American and European registers.

20 February 2024

50 years of Hello Kitty IP, from coin purses to metaverse cafés

On the 50th anniversary of Hello Kitty, WTR looks back at five decades of brand licensing agreements and trademark filing data for parent company Sanrio.

13 February 2024

What Super Bowl counterfeit surge means for Nevada court docket

Court data analysis reveals the likely outcomes of pursuing Super Bowl opportunists in Nevada.

09 February 2024

Apple and Dell stock surge leads tech company bounceback: WTR Brand Elite analysis

Stock prices bounced back in 2023, with our WTR Brand Elite indices rising 15 points across the year. Tech companies were instrumental in driving growth.

05 February 2024

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