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EUIPO offers anti-counterfeiting roadmap for transport and logistics services

A new EUIPO discussion paper highlights the key challenges facing transport and logistics services companies while offering best practices for combatting illicit activity along international trade routes.

28 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Uganda that brand owners must be aware of

In a new edition from our ongoing series on physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Uganda.

28 September 2022

Is your firm doing enough to promote diversity and inclusion?

WTR wants to know what more can be done to support D&I in the trademark workplace and wider community.

28 September 2022

Brazilian presidential election: what a Bolsanaro or Lula win means for trademark owners

How the result of the Brazilian presidential election could have a significant impact on the brand protection ecosystem in Brazil.

27 September 2022

Salvatore Ferragamo rebrands; UKIPO seeks CEO; influencer sentenced for selling fakes – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a San Francisco business ditching a MOCHI MUFFIN trademark application, Korean brands being targeted by illegal registrations in China, and much more.

27 September 2022

Brand protection in 2027: new WTR Special Report released

WTR’s latest Special Report, available now to subscribers, explores what life could look like for brand protection professionals in 2027.

27 September 2022

‘No justification’ – the legal fight to end the USPTO’s residential address requirement

A dispute between a trademark attorney and the USPTO, which seeks to reverse the domicile address requirement, has been escalated to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

26 September 2022

ICANN trademark constituency looks to improve proposed plan for WHOIS data

Trademark owners are set to push for changes to a new proposal from ICANN aimed at partially restoring the use of WHOIS data used in combatting domain name abuse.

26 September 2022

Brands in the metaverse; advice from Global Leaders; major Vietnam IP reforms; 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.

25 September 2022

INFORM Consumers Act reintroduced: collaboration versus mandatory action debate continues

The INFORM Consumers Act has been proposed as an amendment to the National Defence Authorisation Act. Our Saturday opinion reflects on the debate that has surrounded the bill.

24 September 2022

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