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“If something is not visible financially, senior management will not pay attention”: INTA president expands on IP reporting efforts

Zeeger Vink provided an update on the association's activities on IP reporting at WIPO conversation on intangible asset finance

03 November 2022

A global outlier: why filings continue to rise in India, as they fall elsewhere

The Indian national IP office has seen a small growth in trademark filings this year, even as other major registers around the world have seen a significant decline. WTR reached out to local IP firms to find out more about how and why India has been able to buck this global trend.

02 November 2022

Administrative IP protection in China

Featured in China: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2023

Strengthening IP protection has become a main focus in China. With the increasing frequency of IP rights infringements, the question of how best to protect IP rights has become a concern that many rights holders are considering.

02 November 2022

IP enforcement through China Customs

Featured in China: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2023

Customs has taken special action in recent years to strengthen the protection of IP rights, focusing on targeted protection in certain industries, transportation channels and circulation links.

02 November 2022

Apple sues USPTO; WIPO announces Madrid changes; Nestlé expands coffee portfolio – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at OECD reporting on dark commercial patterns, ArentFox Schiff opening a metaverse office, and much more.

01 November 2022

Legislation and IP policy watch: the current state of play (November 2022)

WTR’s monthly column tracking trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.

01 November 2022

Data reveals "surprising" speediness of applications filed by US attorneys with significant Chinese client base

Exclusive data has revealed that US trademark applications filed by attorneys who primarily represent applicants from China reach registration faster, on average, than other marks.

27 October 2022

The need for a national IP policy and strategy in Nigeria

The Nigerian government has recently organised a workshop - in collaboration with WIPO - for the validation of the draft “National Intellectual Property Policy and Strategy”, demonstrating a new level of commitment to the formulation of a national IP policy.

27 October 2022

Driving innovation within the IP office – a conversation with IPOS chief executive Rena Lee

In an exclusive interview, the chief executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore speaks about her IP journey and upcoming priorities for the office.

26 October 2022

Register Tracker Asia-Pacific: May-August 2022

Featured in Prosecution

Chinese companies favour Western markets for filings abroad, according to data published by Fovea IP. However, domestic activity still takes precedence.

24 October 2022

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