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Online filing of trademark registrations soars in popularity

Increased accessibility, streamlined procedures, lower costs, comprehensive information and global reach that online registration platforms offer are drawing the attention and use of Chinese applicants, establishing these platforms as the preferred avenue.

27 July 2023

“I have no regrets”: Bruce J MacPherson on INTA, IP policy and a career in trademarks

The WTR Industry Awards' 2023 Lifetime Achievement winner reflects on a storied career.

26 July 2023

Proposed trademark online filing platform: why the stakes are high

While a new platform has recently been proposed, a failure to properly address the failings of the current platform would represent a disaster for trademark prosecution in Nigeria.

26 July 2023

Temporary seizure of Danone and Carlsberg assets raises fresh IP worries for brands exiting Russia

A presidential decree placing Danone's and Carlsberg's Russian assets under temporary state administration highlights the ongoing challenges that Western multinationals face when attempting to exit the Russian market.

24 July 2023

Innovation at the EUIPO: spotlight on value-add tools and services

In the third and final part of exclusive insights from the EUIPO, the agency shares information on some of the cutting-edge services it offers.

24 July 2023

Innovation at the EUIPO: spotlight on public outreach and knowledge sharing

Featured in IP office tools and services

In the second part of exclusive insights from the EUIPO, the registry shares more of its innovative services, this time focusing on its cutting-edge approach to public outreach.

21 July 2023

UK government seeks IP owner views; Amazon counterfeit crackdown; INTA Leadership Meeting registration opens – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Hawaiian company suing Disney over copyright infringement, the Spanish IP Office launching a new website, and much more.

21 July 2023

Innovation at the EUIPO: spotlight on digital tools and services

Featured in IP office tools and services

In a major update, the EUIPO shares the latest developments in its cutting-edge digital tools and services, and reveals some of those planned for the future.

20 July 2023

Why now is the time to integrate sustainability into the realm of IP

A multifaceted approach to constructing and managing portfolios by pairing IP with sustainability at key touchpoints is fast becoming a necessity.

19 July 2023

Strict requirements by Indonesian Customs put off rights holders

Indonesian Customs is “very active” in encouraging IP recordation, but few rights holders have succeeded.

19 July 2023

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