After US President Donald Trump caused a stir on Twitter with a Game of Thrones reference, HBO's response was pitch-perfect in terms of avoiding controversy while deftly reminding people not to misuse its trademarks.
Earlier this week, WTR sat down with Niall Trainor, senior director of brand protection at Entertainment One, to gain exclusive insights into the challenges of protecting the Peppa Pig brand in China.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favour of the defendant greeting card companies in a dispute over the trademark HONEY BADGER DON'T CARE stemming from a 2011 viral video and internet meme titled “The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger”.
In Disney Enterprises Inc v Sarelli, a US district court has held that a company that copies trademarked characters, but does not confuse its customers regarding the source of its copies, is not liable for trademark infringement.
In our latest round-up, we look at a Minneapolis official who sought registered trademark protection of a blog that criticised her, a Delhi court getting tough on perjury in a trademark case, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at a call to boycott a Hawaiian food chain over trademark enforcement, an analysis of cutting-edge technologies being developed in the fight against counterfeit food, and much more. Read more
Released today, Apple, Mars and Procter & Gamble head up the 2018 edition of the WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals. Now in its second edition, this community-led research project identifies the leading lights of the corporate trademark world. Read more
In our latest round-up, we look at how half of cybercrime revenues comes from illicit online marketplaces, the Brexit-related mark ruffling feathers, how cryptocoin names are often inspired by movies, and much more. Read more
In a notable decision, Korea’s Supreme Court has ruled that the mark AMERICAN UNIVERSITY was sufficiently distinctive among South Korean consumers to be registered in connection with university education services.
In this week’s industry data report, we dig into the telecommunications sector, providing an overview on the industry, revealing the trademark filing trends of telecom carriers, and exploring the fluctuations in brand value. Read more
Our latest country data report focuses on the branding landscape of Italy. We explore key filing data and the performance of the leading Italian brands, revealing that their total brand value has increased at a quicker rate than that of the top global players. Read more
A group of senior trademark and brand professionals convened in New York in January to discuss recent and developing trends in false advertising law. This special report details some of the key points and presents essential takeaways.
@WTRmagazine RT @trevorclittle: Another acquisition in the trademark services sector is due to be announced later today - @wtrmagazine has the scoop now… Read more