Region: International

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

UN telecoms agency election will have significant implications for brands as Russian and US candidates go head to head

“There are potential significant global implications of the election for IP issues writ large,” a former senior US government official tells WTR.

31 August 2022

Opportunists target foreign brands in Russia; Ben & Jerry’s loses Unilever injunction; Indian registry struggles; 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.

28 August 2022

Ben and Jerry’s fails in injunction bid against Unilever, as brand and business approaches clash

This week a US district court rejected an injunction request from Ben and Jerry’s to prevent the transfer of its Israeli business to a local licensee.

27 August 2022

“I know there's pent-up demand”: Brands Registry Group president looks to the future of ‘.brands’

BRG president reflects on the current use of ‘brands’ and how – and which – companies are preparing for the next round.

24 August 2022

“Beachbody has changed”: IP helps carve out post-pandemic business strategy

In an exclusive interview, Beachbody group vice president, intellectual property, Beverly Shin reveals how the company strategy is evolving after covid-19, and why the IP team will be central to achieving new goals.

22 August 2022

USPTO specimens of use investigation; student-athlete NIL fact-finding; Verizon UDRP win; 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.

21 August 2022

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

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