Region: International

3M anti-counterfeit platform launch is a teachable moment

3M has launched a new global counterfeit reporting platform, in a welcome move for rights holders around the world, this week’s Saturday opinion explains.

01 October 2022

IP monetisation activity rises, with trademarks playing a key role

Brands are emerging as the go-to asset when companies consider new monetisation strategies, reveals a market expert.

30 September 2022

Innovation performance and brand value diverge in new WIPO index

Countries that dominate brand value rankings are not necessarily the top performers in WIPO's Global Innovation Index 2022.

29 September 2022

The WHOIS blackout: the past, present and future of domain enforcement

The ability to enforce in the domain space has nosedived in the past few years, with new privacy laws restricting the availability of domain registrants’ personal data. Experts explain how rights holders can most effectively shape the future of the domain space.

29 September 2022

Is your firm doing enough to promote diversity and inclusion?

WTR wants to know what more can be done to support D&I in the trademark workplace and wider community.

28 September 2022

The data is in – the metaverse is here to stay

Featured in WTR Special Report Q3 2022: Brand protection 2027: Why trademark practitioners must prepare for the future now

One could be forgiven for envisioning the brand implications of Web 3.0 as an obstacle on the distant horizon, however, the reality is that these threats may be just around the corner. As exclusive WTR data – as well as other recent research from respected providers – reveals, the brand protection opportunities and challenges are close at hand, and strategies should be put in place to prepare before it is too late

27 September 2022

NFTs and the metaverse: game changers or passing fad?

Featured in WTR Special Report Q3 2022: Brand protection 2027: Why trademark practitioners must prepare for the future now

WTR’s panel of industry experts share their views on emerging Web 3.0 technologies and on the brand-protection environment

27 September 2022

ICANN trademark constituency looks to improve proposed plan for WHOIS data

Trademark owners are set to push for changes to a new proposal from ICANN aimed at partially restoring the use of WHOIS data used in combatting domain name abuse.

26 September 2022

Panel makes finding of RDNH despite exact match between domain name and trademark

Failure to ignore well-established principles laid down over a substantial body of UDRP cases will, more often than not, lead to a finding of RDNH.

26 September 2022

Brands in the metaverse; advice from Global Leaders; major Vietnam IP reforms; 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.

25 September 2022

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