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IP Office Innovation Ranking 2020

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In the 2020 edition of our exclusive research project into the most innovative IP offices in the world, we found significant improvements in non-core tools and services – although gaps remain.

06 April 2020

USPTO trends and top filers: 2018/19

Featured in Prosecution

Whether concerned about bad-faith filing at the USPTO or seeking to benefit from US marks, the level of demand from Chinese entities has been a remarkable phenomenon over the past few years – as the filing data reveals.

02 January 2020

Top filers at the USPTO revealed

Whether concerned about bad-faith filing at the USPTO or seeking to benefit from US marks, the level of demand from Chinese entities has been a remarkable phenomenon over the past few years – as the filing data reveals.

02 January 2020

Asia-Pacific trends and top filers: 2017-2018

Featured in Prosecution

World Trademark Review takes a deep dive into the top Asia-Pacific trademark offices and how they are modernising their systems to better protect applicants and streamline procedures. While this has positively affected filing levels, economic performance and domestic businesses will be key going forward.

01 October 2019

EUIPO trends and top filers: 2018/19

Featured in Prosecution

Less than a year into Christian Archambeau’s tenure as executive director, the EUIPO is laying the groundwork for future expansion. World Trademark Review’s annual focus on the office assesses current operations, reveals the most proactive filers and explores how the agency is taking a global view of trademarks.

29 July 2019

Trademark operations benchmarking 2019

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This year’s Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey provides unique insight into how trademark practice operations are built and managed – uncovering corporate trademark strategies, revealing team budgets and exploring the interplay with internal stakeholders.

01 May 2019

The filings of Ikuhiro Ueda (2019)

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An incredibly prolific trademark filer in Japan, Ikuhiro Ueda, is causing headaches for brands, according to experts. In an exclusive investigation from WTR, we reveal the staggering scope of this portfolio-building exercise.

11 April 2019

IP Office Innovation Ranking 2019

Featured in IP office Innovation

In exclusive research, WTR looks at the innovative non-core tools and services being offered by national IP registries around the world.

27 February 2019

EUIPO trends and top filers: 2017/18

Featured in Prosecution

With the EUIPO looking towards a future under new leadership, we asked practitioners for their take on the office’s current operations and activities, and the challenges that the new management will face.

30 August 2018

Riding the tidal wave: USPTO faces 10% rise in trademark applications

With a 10% rise in trademark applications mostly spurred by Chinese filings flooding the USPTO in 2017, questions have been raised about whether the office can cope with this influx – both now and in the future.

26 June 2018

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