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A new legal framework may be required to govern AI and IP rights, especially in a globalised digital economy.
16 September 2023
Interviews with women in Australia and New Zealand recounted an overwhelming number of negative experiences, although the participants in the study remain optimistic about the future.
07 September 2023
Department heads at some of the world’s biggest brands reveal what it takes to build a winning IP strategy.
31 August 2023
INTA chief representative officer for Asia-Pacific Walter Chia reflects on his first six months in office and his ambitions for the role going forward.
14 August 2023
Meera Chature Sankhari and Sheetal Sharma at Jupiter Law Partners examine landmark judgments from around the world to reveal the precedents shaping the legal framework surrounding NFTs and intellectual property.
10 August 2023
From parody dog toys to anti-Trump t-shirts, US practitioners reflect on recent cases that raise difficult and longstanding questions about the line between trademark abuse and protected expression.
27 July 2023
We scrutinise the data to reveal the 50 companies with the largest portfolios in five major jurisdictions.
13 July 2023
WTR sits down with EUIPO executive director Christian Archambeau to explore office operations, its readiness to take on new responsibilities, and what the future may hold.
06 July 2023
Lazada’s reported decision to restructure its brand protection team paints a worrying picture for the future of IP rights on the e-commerce platform, local professionals say.
28 June 2023
WTR takes an in-depth look at the responses from law firm trademark practitioners in the 2023 WTR Benchmarking Survey.
22 June 2023
We delve into the key corporate findings from this year’s WTR Benchmarking Survey, presenting a panoramic view of this ever-changing landscape.
08 June 2023
As the INTA Annual Meeting entered its home stretch, WTR sat down with CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo to reflect on his Singapore experience and the future of the association.
22 May 2023
IP experts at Crowell & Moring assess the opportunities and challenges of entering the metaverse, offering fashion brands a ‘how to’ guide for mitigating risks, detecting infringement and developing protection strategies in this evolving space.
16 May 2023
Steve Zhao and Lily Dong of GEN Law Firm highlight the strategies and legal remedies available to brand owners seeking to prevent the genericisation of their trademarks in China, including an innovative approach demonstrated in two recent milestone cases.
11 May 2023
In this guest analysis, Coates IP partners Allisen Rae Pawlenty and Stephen Jadie Coates navigate the limits of the US public domain and derivative works, offering practical advice to IP practitioners.
04 May 2023
Mexico's federal IP law has provided a new definition for bad faith and – crucially – the legal basis to enforce against it.
20 April 2023
Taylor Wessing’s Christian Tenkhoff, Tamara Herzog and Sylvia Burgess-Tate outline the current issues facing brands in the metaverse and Web 3.0, offering seven simple – and relatively inexpensive – steps to prepare for the digital future.
06 April 2023
Tokopedia’s vice president of risk management discusses the platform’s latest efforts to support brand owners in the fight against fakes.
30 March 2023
Emma Pallister, chartered trademark attorney at HGF, explores how UK businesses can use trademarks to their advantage in their sustainability efforts and some of the common pitfalls of ‘green’ branding.
22 March 2023
Thompson Coburn's Shoko Naruo and Brendan Bement provide a year in review of the US Trademark Modernisation Act, examining the number of expungement/reexamination petitions filed, their results and the effectiveness of the new procedures.
09 March 2023
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