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How the EUIPO is shaping IP professionals for the world of today and tomorrow

In this guest article, the EUIPO expands on its educational, professional development and knowledge-sharing efforts, including efforts to enhance its virtual and physical campus.

15 March 2022

Legal as a creative resource: lessons from an entertainment giant

We take a closer look at the company culture that has enabled IP counsel to get hands-on in the ideation and IP creation phase at A+E Networks.

14 March 2022

Peppa Pig hits headlines as Russian court links IP dispute decision to sanctions

This weekend, media outlets seized on the news that an arbitration court in Kirov, Russia, had dismissed a case brought by Entertainment One claiming infringement of its trademarks and copyright in the popular children’s cartoon Peppa Pig.

14 March 2022

Russia considers suspending foreign IP rights; trademark offices respond to Ukraine invasion; 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.

13 March 2022

New research uncovers importance of brand values, at a time when few companies can escape scrutiny

The data adds to the body of research evidencing how brands are uniquely placed to drive change and why they can no longer be passive actors.

12 March 2022

Why pharmaceutical brands should care about the Trademark Modernisation Act of 2020

The Trademark Modernisation Act opened the door for individuals and business to use new methods to clear away unused registered trademarks from the federal register, as well as expedite the registration process.

11 March 2022

INTA urges Ukrainian refugee support; USPTO expungement update; new medication authentication – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at digital rights groups stressing SHOP SAFE concerns, the Pakistan IP Office and WIPO pledging cooperation, and much more.

11 March 2022

A new approach to trademark enforcement? Groundbreaking study calls for better system to protect brands

A new study has proposed an overhaul of the framework of trademark enforcement, calling for significant improvements in the global legal structure and brand owner measures.

10 March 2022

Local counterfeit production is on the rise, harming EU economy, Europol report warns

A growing number of counterfeit goods, including fake pharmaceutical products, are being manufactured in the European Union, a joint report by Europol and the EUIPO warns.

09 March 2022

Inside UKIPO’s bold new strategy to combat IP crime: exclusive interview with director of enforcement

Director of enforcement Chris Mills reveals how the UKIPO is laying the foundations for its five-year counter-infringement strategy by improving cooperation between government, law enforcement and UK rights holders.

09 March 2022

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