Data Analysis

Brand Tracker: May-August 2022

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Over half of the world’s leading brands are making Chinese registrations their number one priority, with an increasing focus on Class 9 goods, according to the latest WTR Brand Tracker.

31 October 2022

Something’s got to give: IP industry must rethink workload expectations or risk losing talent

Most IP professionals are experiencing serious stress or anxiety, a new mental health report warns. Workplace initiatives to support employees are improving, but more needs to be done to tackle the problem at its roots.

24 October 2022

Register Tracker Asia-Pacific: May-August 2022

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Chinese companies favour Western markets for filings abroad, according to data published by Fovea IP. However, domestic activity still takes precedence.

24 October 2022

Register Tracker Latin America: May-August 2022

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Latin American businesses have a stronger focus on regional markets than those further afield, according to filing data published by Fovea IP. Meanwhile, US applicants enjoy uncontested dominance as the top foreign filers in the region.

21 October 2022

Less than half of Europe’s top online marketplaces police fakes, as brands face fragmented environment

Only five of the continent’s most popular online marketplaces offer brands protection against counterfeiting, a new report by RetailX has found.

20 October 2022

Register Tracker Europe and North America: May-August 2022

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The United Kingdom saw a disproportionately large number of trademark filings this May-August 2022, according to data published by Fovea IP. The data also shows a strong preference for local markets among North American and European applicants - among other insights.

19 October 2022

Energy crisis-related scams highlight how bad actors seek to capitalise on global events

This latest example of how nimble infringers can be illustrates why it is important for companies to ensure particular vigilance when mission-related incidents occur.

17 October 2022

INTA report calls for further research on the effects of pandemic for women in IP

INTA’s Women’s LeadershIP Initiative has called for further research into women's career opportunities in intellectual property, after finding that the pandemic has not reversed a global trend towards gender parity in senior leadership roles across industries.

22 September 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: August 2022

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Stock market volatility continued in August, despite being a positive month for media companies.

21 September 2022

Asia-Pacific trends and top filers: 2021

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In WTR’s annual Asia-Pacific deep dive, we take a look at major trends in 2021 as well as the top corporate and law firm filers across five key jurisdictions.

15 September 2022

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