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USPTO clarifies AI guidance; EUIPO introduces GI service; Chile extends deadlines for wildfire victims – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at IPONZ calling for a public response to an EU free trade agreement affecting GIs, Myanmar accepting industrial design applications, and much more.

07 February 2024

Tobacco plain packaging spreads around the world; “no indication” of move to other product categories

A new report has revealed the extent to which health warnings and plain packaging on tobacco products have continued to spread around the globe.

06 February 2024

Brand protection at the Japanese border: strategies from the frontline

We examine brand protection challenges and strategies at the borders and ports of entry in Japan.

06 February 2024

Chinese police IP stats; Canon issues Amazon takedown results; New Balance launches resale platform – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the UK government winning a WINDRUSH trademark dispute, Rivian being ranked the “most-loved” car brand in the United States, and much more.

06 February 2024

AI inventor Stephen Thaler urges courts to recognise "sentient" systems

In an exclusive interview, Stephen Thaler claims that the IP system needs an overhaul to recognise the creativity of “sentient” AI technology and to promote innovation across industries.

03 February 2024

INTA unveils IP "judiciary of the future"; Mango heads to Roblox; Abion launches in Dubai – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at eBay paying a $59 million settlement over pill presses, Chicago Cubs possibly ditching their trademark icon, and much more.

02 February 2024

New INTA report on IP communication offers practical guide and starting point for change, says past president

Zeeger Vink discusses the value of INTA’s presidential task force report on IP reporting for brands.

02 February 2024

Justice Prathiba M Singh

Featured in WTR and IAM Special Report Q4 2023: IP Disruptors 2024: The companies and people driving change and upending IP norms

25 January 2024

Thierry Breton

Featured in WTR and IAM Special Report Q4 2023: IP Disruptors 2024: The companies and people driving change and upending IP norms

25 January 2024

The EUIPO

Featured in WTR and IAM Special Report Q4 2023: IP Disruptors 2024: The companies and people driving change and upending IP norms

25 January 2024

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