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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

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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

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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

USPTO trends and top filers: 2017

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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

Trademark operations benchmarking 2018

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More than a quarter of corporate trademark teams are predicting budget increases in the next 12 months. However, despite rising levels of work being outsourced to law firm partners, pessimism over the future is growing among private practice professionals.

01 May 2018

The Gleissner files: an oppositions investigation (2018)

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A major new investigation by World Trademark Review reveals entrepreneur Michael Gleissner has lost a vast majority of opposition decisions in the UK, but has scored some notable victories against well-known brands.

09 March 2018

IP Office Innovation Ranking 2018

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In a new multi-part series, World Trademark Review identifies the IP offices leading the way in offering innovative non-core tools and services – and the registries trailing behind.

20 February 2018

The Gleissner files: an expanding trademark and domains effort (2017)

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An expanded investigation by World Trademark Review can reveal nearly 2,000 more trademarks linked to entrepreneur and serial trademark filer Michael Gleissner. The total now spans over 4,400 marks across 38 jurisdictions worldwide.

02 November 2017

The Gleissner files: uncovering a trademark and domain name empire (2017)

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The vast domain name and trademark portfolio of entrepreneur Michael Gleissner can be revealed following an extensive investigation by World Trademark Review.

05 October 2017

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