“Your in-house mandate must change”: 2024 INTA president on evolution of trademark profession

Dana Northcott, 2024 president of INTA, sits down with WTR to discuss the evolution of trademark attorneys to general counsel for brands, INTA’s future focuses and what members can expect from the 2024 Annual Meeting.

12 February 2024

Brand Tracker: May-August 2023

Featured in Brand trademark tracker

The WTR Brand Tracker series uses Corsearch data to shed light on the trademark strategies of 32 leading companies.

19 December 2023

Supreme Court prepares for TRUMP TOO SMALL arguments; Amazon signs anti-counterfeiting MoU; Singles’ Day gets underway – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Amazon signing an anti-counterfeiting MoU with Italian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the latest law firm promotions, CBP stepping up efforts to tackle fentanyl and synthetic drugs, and much more.

31 October 2023

Amazon to launch in South Africa; INTA Leadership Meeting keynotes; Next acquires Fatface – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Rolex topping the list of seized counterfeit watches in South Korea, police issuing a warning over a fake Wilko website, and much more.

17 October 2023

Key cases from around the world: a snapshot of lessons learned

Featured in WTR Special Report Q3 2023: Safeguarding style: an examination of brand protection in the fashion and luxury industry

04 October 2023

How to create a robust online anti-counterfeiting programme

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2023

Factors including the economic downturn, growth of online marketplaces and direct sales to consumers challenge existing anti-counterfeiting measures and make it easier for counterfeiters to target consumers directly.

03 October 2023

How to identify and subvert counterfeiters in e-commerce marketplaces

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2023

The internet economy represents around 15% of the world’s GDP, making it the perfect target for bad actors with a taste for counterfeiting. To protect themselves online, brands need a solid detection and enforcement strategy to prevent financial and reputational damage.

29 September 2023

Industry groups back IPEC nominee; DMA gatekeepers revealed; Vietnam decree on IP Law amendments – legislation and policy watch (September 2023)

WTR’s monthly column tracks trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.

18 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

“Staying nimble” helps team alter course

WTR's Software and Online Services Team of the Year keeps customers front of mind as it pivots to a “post-pandemic normal”.

16 August 2023

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