In an exclusive interview, Ugreson Maistry, trademark and IP counsel at the Forest Stewardship Council, reveals why teaming up with industry players not only benefits the environment, but also helps raise the profile of sustainability groups.
Christian Louboutin group general counsel Xavier Ragot reveals how the legal department at one of the world’s most famous luxury brands has spent the past decade improving education and awareness in the IP space to fight counterfeiting and protect its iconic red sole mark.
WTR sits down with Christa Cole, head of legal brand development, enforcement and licensing at Nestlé USA Inc, to hear how a three-person team handles the company’s highest-grossing portfolio. Read more
In November last year, Deborah Hampton made history when she was elected to be the first African-American officer at INTA. She sits down with WTR to discuss her journey and the state of diversity in the industry. Read more
In a conversation with WTR, Andrew Cooke, general counsel of e-sports team Fnatic, reveals that an entire generation of e-sports athletes are waking up to the power of their IP as brands race to catch up with this rapidly evolving consumer market. Read more
Continuing our series on the WIPO nominees for director general, WTR sits down with Ghanaian candidate Edward Kwakwa. A senior director at WIPO, he highlights the importance of bringing lesser developed countries into WIPO ecosystems. Read more