Region: International

Verizon’s biggest ever UDRP win reminds users of the mechanism’s value

Verizon has recovered more than 70 infringing domains in a UDRP decision handed down this week. The case highlights the value – and cost-saving benefits – of the process to rights holders at a time when the system is under review.

20 August 2022

Food brands bounce back as values exceed pre-pandemic levels

Food brand values have returned to pre-pandemic levels, with Nestlé and Coca-Cola the highest ranking in their sectors, according to the latest Brand Finance report.

17 August 2022

Email leak points to suspicious filing platform tactics; Beijing IP Court president under investigation; 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.

14 August 2022

10 ways to protect your trademark from becoming generic

The more popular a brand becomes, the greater the risk of genericide. McAndrews shareholder Ron DiCerbo outlines 10 steps for diligent rights holders to protect their names.

10 August 2022

What brands need to know about the soon-to-be-launched ‘.kids’ TLD

The new ‘.kids’ TLD is due to launch this week. Ahead of its sunrise period, WTR explores the opportunities and potential risks for brands interested in using the domain.

08 August 2022

More WTR award winner exclusives; Indian dispute initiative; Maradona in the metaverse; 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.

07 August 2022

Reckitt rebrand shows power of business connectivity

We hear how a broader business perspective helped the Reckitt brand protection team juggle a major company rebrand, anti-counterfeiting efforts during the pandemic and ongoing global portfolio management to become WTR's 2022 Household and Consumer Goods Team of the Year.

02 August 2022

Maradona enters the metaverse: a lesson for brands seeking a fresh start

After a rocky start to the year, the Maradona brand is seeking new opportunities in the NFT space – with advice for brands considering the same.

01 August 2022

WTR award winner exclusives; law firm gender pay disparity; key legal updates; 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.

31 July 2022

Five steps to retain talent during the great resignation

In this week’s opinion column, Joseph Bichanich, client director of global law firms at Anaqua, suggests five tips for keeping hold of IP talent at a time when employees are quitting in record numbers.

30 July 2022

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