Data Analysis

Amazon reveals takedown number and $900 million investment in brand protection services

Amazon has published its second annual Brand Protection Report, highlighting significant investment in proactive and reactive anti-counterfeiting measures.

09 June 2022

Three tips for US litigants: court rulings on likelihood of confusion unpicked

New data on US court judgments examining likelihood of confusion highlights three practical tips for trademark owners looking to assert their rights.

30 May 2022

Mercado Libre infringement drops, as Transparency Report reveals regional removal differences

The proportion of Mercado Libre listings removed for infringement and other violations has dropped considerably in the space of a year, with the biggest improvements made in Brazil, new data reveals.

25 May 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: April 2022

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The WTR Brand Elite slumped seven points in the month ending 30 April, falling to its lowest level since February 2021.

23 May 2022

Collapse in brand loyalty calls for refocus on values

The cost-of-living crisis means that an increasing number of UK consumers are prioritising saving money above shopping with their favourite brands. Clear brand values are the only way to survive the upheaval.

14 May 2022

Global filing growth slows, suggesting 2022 decline in applications, Clarivate report warns

Trademark filing growth slowed considerably in 2021, data reveals, suggesting that the volume of trademark applications filed globally is likely to decline this year.

09 May 2022

Disney reclaims brand intimacy top spot as tech giants drop in rankings

Disney has resumed its position at the top of MBLM’s annual Brand Intimacy Study, as leading tech brands Apple, Amazon and Google all drop in the rankings.

28 April 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: March 2022

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While our indices of brand-focused companies lost ground to other stock market indices, there were a number of industries that performed well.

21 April 2022

US trademark litigation levels to rise modestly: top plaintiffs and defendants revealed

Trademark litigation filings at US district court level are predicted to rise this year, albeit modestly and closing out the year well below pre-pandemic levels.

14 April 2022

Fake drugs and medical supplies top priority for US authorities, annual enforcement data reveals

The Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator has issued its Annual IP Report to Congress, providing a vital snapshot of the US enforcement landscape.

13 April 2022

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