Data Analysis

Why UK attorneys shouldn’t fear the growing interest in self-filing

The UKIPO is seeing a steady increase in self-filed trademark applications, but with total filings also on the up and new address for service requirements in play, UK representatives still have plenty on their plate.

30 January 2023

Online infrastructure and third-party brands: how NEXT is preparing for the future

As the UK retail industry faces a challenging time, NEXT has been notable for its ability not only to stay above water, but to continue to acquire and invest in third-party brands.

25 January 2023

Google and YouTube uphold media standing as world’s strongest brands

Google and YouTube have been named the world’s strongest brands, proving the power that media titles have in the eyes of consumers at a time of global brand crisis.

19 January 2023

Brand market crash: industry giants suffer major declines as Amazon ranked world’s most valuable brand

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and are among some of the biggest names to have seen their brand value decline this year, Brand Finance’s annual Global 500 report reveals.

18 January 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: December 2022

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Stock prices had a largely negative December, closing out a rocky year on the stock markets. Our WTR Brand Elite indices fell five points on the month, and 25 points across 2022.

16 January 2023

US trademark litigation: H2 2022

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US trademark disputes have increased almost 10% over the past year, the top five district courts now accounting for over half of all cases, data analysis reveals.

11 January 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: November 2022

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It was an especially good month for fashion and luxury, and apparel and footwear brands – with Hermès International’s holding company the biggest winner on the stock markets.

06 January 2023

Cheaper products are growing target for counterfeiting, EUIPO report warns

Cheaper products are becoming a bigger target for infringement, as the value of fake goods detained in the European Union has dropped despite the quantity increasing, an EUIPO report has found.

19 December 2022

Streaming, sequels and a new CEO – what lies in store for Disney?

Bob Iger has been reinstated as Disney's CEO, after a year in which the company's share price plummeted by more than 40%. However, from streaming competitors to copyright expirations and cultural divides, Disney faces a myriad of complex challenges on its potential road to recovery.

05 December 2022

Mercado Libre reports infringement drop, but IP protection top concern in Chile

Reports of IP violations on Latin America’s biggest e-commerce platform are declining, but infringing products are still a top concern in some major jurisdictions.

05 December 2022

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