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How to make IP-based lending mainstream

Martin Brassell, co-founder and CEO of Inngot, argues the need to deliver reliable, comparable and affordable IP valuations to make IP-based lending mainstream, in this week’s guest opinion column.

02 September 2023

KPMG lays off IP consulting group experts

The Big Four tax and advisory firm laid off a small group of IP experts in its second round of cuts this year, citing poor economic conditions.

01 September 2023

Temu expands; Conservative Party IP infringement apology; Chinese star caught wearing counterfeit – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Shopee and P&G meeting with Interpol to discuss IP crime, Noise in the Basement preparing for an appearance at Law Rocks, and much more.

01 September 2023

Award-winning in-housers answer four simple questions

Department heads at some of the world’s biggest brands reveal what it takes to build a winning IP strategy.

31 August 2023

Getting – and staying – off counterfeit lists: the Snapdeal way

WTR gets the inside track on Snapdeal’s brand protection programme and how it responded to its inclusion in the USTR's and European Commission’s counterfeit lists.

31 August 2023

“Too little, too late”: commentators react to USPTO response to stalking and threats against examiners

The USPTO is being urged to protect its employees more effectively after multiple reports of examining attorneys being subject to harassment from trademark applicants.

30 August 2023

Docket Navigator launches TTAB data library: takeaways from almost 9,000 cases so far this year

Docket Navigator has expanded its trademark coverage to include filings and outcomes at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

30 August 2023

Jamaica fee rise; USPTO issues further domicile address guidance; India feedback call – IP office updates

In this latest update, the USPTO extends its anti-counterfeiting comments deadline, the IP Office of New Zealand calls for GI law changes, and much more.

30 August 2023

Rolex acquires Bucherer; New Balance challenges Golden Goose; Rolls-Royce takes on HexClad – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Gucci being sued for patent infringement at the UPC, ‘.music’ and Google-operated TLDs preparing for sunrise, and much more.

29 August 2023

UK practitioners urged to have their say on transforming IP office services

The UKIPO is proposing a number of changes to its trademark services in the next two years – and local practitioners are being encouraged to have their say.

29 August 2023

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