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Live updates: IP offices respond and implement measures in wake of invasion of Ukraine

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, WTR will regularly update users on the formal responses and measures that national IP offices have announced.

07 September 2022

EUIPO celebrates 28th anniversary; FIFA to launch NFT platform; Citroën and Polestar settle logo dispute – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Primark settling a Truworths dispute, the Prince estate prevailing against an energy drink company, and much more.

06 September 2022

“It’s high time someone does this”: new domain blocking service prepares for launch

A new brand protection offering seeks to make abusive name blocking easy across all TLDs.

06 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in the Benelux region that brand owners must be aware of

In a new edition from our long-running series on physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to the Benelux area.

05 September 2022

The consequences of (and uncertainty over) trademark invalidations in China

Questions remain over whether Chinese rights holders, having successfully invalidated an infringing trademark, can obtain compensation for the damage suffered during the previous lifespan of the mark.

05 September 2022

Chinese entities accused of using deceased attorney details; WWE reveals Amazon enforcement strategy; 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.

04 September 2022

The great debate: should retail platforms be liable for trademark infringement?

The benefits of increasing platform liability for online trademark infringement outweigh the risks, argues Mewburn Ellis senior professional support lawyer Emma Kennaugh-Gallacher, in this week’s Saturday opinion.

03 September 2022

Nike settles John Geiger suit; COCOELLA mark cancelled; Bed Bath & Beyond cuts private label brands – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the outgoing UKIPO head reflecting on the past and future, thousands of bags of fake rice being seized in Kenya, and much more.

02 September 2022

Why the Open App Markets Act is one for brand owners to watch

The prospect of allowing third-party app providers to compete on equal terms creates both opportunities and risk for brands.

02 September 2022

WWE reveals strategy behind Amazon enforcement collaboration

WWE vice president of intellectual property Matthew Winterroth explains what went into the company’s recent joint action with Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit.

01 September 2022

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