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Are we on the verge of finally resolving student-athlete NIL issues?

Johnny Football, legislators and the NCAA are keeping the issue of name, image and likeness rights in the headlines, but are we any closer to national legislation?

09 September 2023

Is our IP system ready for a decentralised, digital future?

A new WIPO paper reveals whether existing legal frameworks are sufficient to localise IP infringement in Web 3.0 and the metaverse.

08 September 2023

Amazon sues influencers; Hush Puppies IP sold in Greater China; Lewis Roca expands – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO Board of Appeal invalidating a Schweppes mark, the India Supreme Court refusing to “interfere” in a Pernod Ricard dispute, and much more.

08 September 2023

“A lot of trouble” – warning for buyers as USPTO takes action against trademarks filed by auction site TrademarkSea

The Hong Kong-based company which owns trademark auction platform TrademarkSea is the target of an ongoing director-initiated USPTO investigation into its filings, WTR can reveal.

07 September 2023

New research paper details challenges and bias facing women in IP

Interviews with women in Australia and New Zealand recounted an overwhelming number of negative experiences, although the participants in the study remain optimistic about the future.

07 September 2023

Nominate now to recognise the trademark industry’s leading lights

The nominations period is open for the prestigious WTR Industry Awards 2024 and the forthcoming edition of WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals.

06 September 2023

Why the INFORM Consumers Act may present challenges for Schedule A cases

The INFORM Consumers Act may make it harder for IP owners to pursue claims of infringement in federal court and to seek expedited injunctive relief, argues Wolf Greenfield’s Rob Maldonado.

06 September 2023

UKIPO Brexit update; USPTO verification requirements; Laos reviews IP Law – IP office updates

In this latest update, the EUIPO expands its eSearch Case Law database, the Chilean IP office introduces free downloads of registration titles, and much more.

06 September 2023

Formation of unified IP authority sparks new era of brand protection in Egypt

The Egyptian government has marked a "transformative milestone" with the formation of the Egyptian Intellectual Property Authority.

05 September 2023

Casio enters NFT space; The Isley Brothers name dispute; IKEA most valuable Nordic brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the latest law firm moves, deadly overdoses from counterfeit pills doubling in the United States, and much more.

05 September 2023

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