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A year of progress at the IP Office of the Philippines: exclusive 2022 review

In an exclusive guest post, the director general of the IP Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), Rowel S Barba, reveals the biggest developments at the agency in 2022.

28 November 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Malta that brand owners should have on their enforcement radar

Featured in Physical marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In a major update from our regular series on marketplaces around the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to the Mediterranean island of Malta.

28 November 2022

Telegram auction risks; global application slowdown; Leadership Meeting highlights; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

27 November 2022

US Supreme Court Lanham Act case will hopefully return US trademark law to more stable foundations

The US Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in a case that will hopefully settle conflicting Court of Appeals decisions on the cross-border reach of the Lanham Act, notes this week’s opinion.

26 November 2022

Off-White contests USPTO rejection; Gap and Patagonia square up; IP Australia refreshes website – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the USPTO seeking views on NFTs and IP, Kenya recording all import trademarks, and much more.

25 November 2022

Energy brands thrive but adidas versus Kanye hits share price: WTR Brand Elite analysis

Stock markets rebound, with energy brands the top performers, but adidas' share price suffers from Kanye split.

24 November 2022

European IP offices: a year in review and what to expect in 2023

As 2023 nears, representatives from major IP offices across Europe share their annual highlights and what trademark practitioners should look out for in the future.

24 November 2022

Live updates: IP offices implement measures in wake of coronavirus crisis

WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices conducted in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

24 November 2022

Innovation at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office: spotlight on cutting-edge tools and services

Representatives from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office exclusively reveal the agency’s innovative non-core tools and services for trademark users – and those planned for the future.

23 November 2022

Tackling demand for counterfeits: inside the Unreal Campaign’s education efforts

WTR sits down with director of external relations - anti-counterfeiting Christina Mitropoulos to talk about how the project has evolved, what the future holds and why we need to learn from young consumers.

23 November 2022

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