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Combatting counterfeit goods in Türkiye: are you using TASİŞ and the customs IP programme?

Brand owners battling infringement in Türkiye should be aware of the Customs Liquidation Service and IP programme available to help prevent fake goods entering – and re-entering – the market.

05 January 2024

adidas suffers temporary injunction; Nigeria counterfeit success; brand-friendly metaverse to launch – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at concern over fraudulent ads on X, a Manchester restaurant rebranding for the second time following trademark spat, and much more.

05 January 2024

How to prevent your trademarks from being deemed as “misleading” or having a “negative influence” in China

Rouse’s Amanda Yang and Jasmine Lv look at examination criteria and strategies for trademark owners to adopt in the face of potentially misleading or negative marks.

04 January 2024

“Significant impact” – Banksy trademark blow may spark IP rethink for artist

In a new decision issued by the EUIPO, a trademark owned by street artist Banksy has been partially cancelled – including across goods and services related to clothing.

03 January 2024

Brand protection at the Paraguay border: insights and strategies from the front line

Featured in Border and customs protection around the world

In the next instalment of our series, we venture to Paraguay to explore the difficulties and optimal strategies for safeguarding brands at the country's borders and entry points.

03 January 2024

Yemen cancelling US-owned marks; G7 heads to the metaverse; Syria ups fees – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at the Taiwan office offering Japan earthquake applicant relief, Lithuania launching trademark mediation, and much more.

03 January 2024

A year in trademarks at Verizon: fighting an unprecedented increase in cybersquatting and scams

WTR sits down with Patrick Flaherty, senior managing associate general counsel, intellectual property law and policy group, at Verizon, to reflect on an award-winning year and why brand owners need to make use of ICANN’s Registration Data Request Service.

02 January 2024

Eminem seeks to avoid deposition; Disney copyright challenge; Erling Haaland continues trademark haul – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Cincinnati CBP seizing $7 million in counterfeit jewellery, the surging brand value of the Indian Premier League, and much more.

02 January 2024

What impact will the EU Digital Services Act have on global e-commerce in 2024?

Corsearch director, brand protection and head of intellectual property Mike Sweeney examines the wide-reaching effects of the EU Digital Services Act on IP protection and e-commerce.

01 January 2024

What the future holds for AI and IP

AI dominated the news in 2023 – and will again in 2024. Debevoise experts Megan Bannigan, Chris Ford and Sam Allaman examine the future of class action copyright claims, the fair use defence, and other pressing issues.

30 December 2023

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