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Unilever investor criticism highlights balancing act for brands

Criticism of Unilever’s sustainability focus by a major shareholder should not be taken at face value, argues our latest opinion column.

15 January 2022

Singapore introduces IP Amendment Bill to streamline processes and improve legislative clarity

WTR talks with a local expert on what the implications are for brand owners and any potential roadblocks to implementation.

14 January 2022

Russia to join Geneva Act of Lisbon Agreement, further integrating into global IP system

The move is expected to have significant protection benefits for local and international brands.

14 January 2022

Welcome to your new-look WTR platform

We are pleased to unveil WTR’s new platform, designed to help subscribers effortlessly access our expanding intelligence, analysis and data content offerings.

14 January 2022

UKIPO seeks design views; INTA files amicus brief; Lego delays Activision Blizzard partnership – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the French and Singapore IP office cooperation, the Kazakhstan IP registry responding to nationwide unrest, and much more.

14 January 2022

Pixel problems: IP and licensing remain leading concern for growing e-sports industry

New research has revealed that intellectual property and licensing are among the most significant issues facing the rapidly growing e-sports industry.

13 January 2022

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

As the novel coronavirus epidemic continues to spread across the globe, WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices have launched in response.

13 January 2022

Canada filing data reveals significant growth despite delays

Canadian trademark filings are on the up, but the IP office and local agents have their work cut out for them.

12 January 2022

E-commerce platforms team up with brand owners and government to fight online counterfeiting in Thailand

Recent efforts in Thailand provide a prime example of how stakeholders can work together to combat the growing threat of counterfeits online.

12 January 2022

USPTO records unprecedented year of filings and pendency levels

WTR presents key insights and takeaways from the USPTO's latest Performance and Accountability Report for FY 2021, which was published on Tuesday.

12 January 2022

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