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Mattel drops BARBIE-QUE dispute; Tarantino and Miramax settle; Starbucks launches Web3 experience – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Pakistan launching an investigation on counterfeit medicines, ICANN’s IPC calling for brand owner views, and much more.

16 September 2022

Celebrating law firm excellence: 2022 Global IP Awards winners revealed

Firms recognised for knowledge, insight and achievements over last 12 months

16 September 2022

A metaverse dystopia, UDRP tips, diversity in brand protection: eight key takeaways from Online Brand Protection Europe

Strategic takeaways from in-house leaders, law firm experts and industry specialists at this week's Brand Protection Online Europe event.

15 September 2022

WHOIS disclosure report sparks concern as ICANN75 looms

Brand owners are preparing their response to a newly released proposal for a system giving access to WHOIS data.

15 September 2022

Asia-Pacific trends and top filers: 2021

In WTR’s annual Asia-Pacific deep dive, we take a look at major trends in 2021 as well as the top corporate and law firm filers across five key jurisdictions.

15 September 2022

The big impact of TRUMP TOO SMALL: free speech debate erupts after controversial trademark decision

Talking to WTR, the academic behind a new paper on a recent Federal Circuit ruling urges policymakers to remember that “trademarks should distinguish goods, not claim ownership over words”.

14 September 2022

Diversity and inclusion in IP: WTR wants your views

We want to hear your opinions on D&I initiatives in the trademark workplace and wider industry as part of a new, free survey.

14 September 2022

The metaverse, valuation issues and IP in the age of covid – takeaways from IP Week @ SG 2022

Last week the IP Office of Singapore organised a series of events to celebrate its first in-person IP Week since the start of the pandemic. WTR was on the ground to bring you the key takeaways.

14 September 2022

Iceland and Iceland return to court; USPTO threatens termination of 13,000 marks; Ford heads to the metaverse – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Diageo winning an injunction over whiskey lookalikes, an NBA player seeking cancellation of a trademark filed by his mother, and much more.

13 September 2022

10 counterfeit hotspots in China that brand owners should be aware of

Featured in Physical marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to arguably the world’s main focal point for fake goods: China.

13 September 2022

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