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Brand protection in 2027: new WTR Special Report released

WTR’s latest Special Report, available now to subscribers, explores what life could look like for brand protection professionals in 2027.

27 September 2022

The law firm of 2027: lessons for the future from a cutting-edge trademark department

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Simmons & Simmons’ Darren Meale, Ben McGuire and George Chan reveal some of the unique ways that their firm is helping clients with ingenious tools and services, and what an effective law firm trademark department might look like in 2027

27 September 2022

The data is in – the metaverse is here to stay

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One could be forgiven for envisioning the brand implications of Web 3.0 as an obstacle on the distant horizon, however, the reality is that these threats may be just around the corner. As exclusive WTR data – as well as other recent research from respected providers – reveals, the brand protection opportunities and challenges are close at hand, and strategies should be put in place to prepare before it is too late

27 September 2022

The evolution of social media: a brand protection perspective

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Francesca Witzburg of Loza & Loza explores how the digital environment is changing in the light of Web 3.0 and what rights holders must do to prepare

27 September 2022

The imitation game: the impact of AI on trademark law and practice

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HGF attorneys Lee Curtis and Rachel Platts reveal some of the game-changing ways that AI is shaping the trademark space and predict innovations that may occur over the next five years

27 September 2022

‘No justification’ – the legal fight to end the USPTO’s residential address requirement

A dispute between a trademark attorney and the USPTO, which seeks to reverse the domicile address requirement, has been escalated to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

26 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Egypt that brand owners must be aware of

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In this update from our series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to Egypt.

22 September 2022

Celebrating law firm excellence: 2022 Global IP Awards winners revealed

Firms recognised for knowledge, insight and achievements over last 12 months

16 September 2022

Diversity and inclusion in IP: WTR wants your views

We want to hear your opinions on D&I initiatives in the trademark workplace and wider industry as part of a new, free survey.

14 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Cyprus that you must be aware of

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In an updated edition from our series into physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

01 September 2022

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