Region: North America

AMC prevails in Better Call Saul suit; adidas opposes GOLF stripe logo; Operation Vulcan update – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Molson Coors being denied a retrial in the Stone Brewing dispute, Europol warning of the biggest counterfeit targets, and much more.

26 September 2023

Brand YouTuber: how leading video stars are becoming more IP savvy

A WTR investigation finds that some of the world’s leading YouTube content creators are becoming increasingly more sophisticated when it comes to trademark protection.

22 September 2023

Will your IP damages expert opinion be heard?

New data reveals the inconsistent rate at which damages expert opinions are excluded from US IP litigation.

21 September 2023

JPO and ASEAN IP offices collaboration plan; USPTO cloud-based search system; WIPO EU fee changes – IP office updates

In this latest update, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office collaborates on a new designs report, the Georgian IP office plans to launch a GI social media campaign, and more.

20 September 2023

$35 million Canal Street seizures; Baker McKenzie on Hush Puppies sale; Cooley’s first female CEO – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at fake Epson, LEGO and Huawei goods being seized in Peru, MaxVal integrating Corsearch data in its IP management software, and much more.

19 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

In the race to be a hub of innovation, the UK risks falling behind in its AI capabilities

A new legal framework may be required to govern AI and IP rights, especially in a globalised digital economy.

16 September 2023

INTA files amicus brief in TRUMP TOO SMALL case; Diesel wins dispute; Wilko brand sold – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Netcraft acquiring FraudWatch, a watermelon wedge trademark cancellation being upheld, and much more.

15 September 2023

Nothing lost in translation: book’s Spanish version is not a different creative work

Douglas Wood’s bid to register the titles of his English life guide and its Spanish translation has been rejected by the TTAB. The board maintained that the book and its translation were versions of the same work, not a series – and thus ineligible for trademark protection.

14 September 2023

TikTok Shop continues global rollout, pushing back on counterfeit claims

Brand owners are being warned to “diligently police” TikTok Shop after its US launch this week.

13 September 2023

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