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WTR’s Legal Updates are written by a select panel of over 160 leading experts who analyse the latest trademark-related developments and decisions in more than 60 jurisdictions.
29 July 2021
Twenty-one years after the Kibo Match decision, in which the Commercial Court’s jurisdiction to entertain trademark disputes was questioned for the first time, the Commercial Court has re-affirmed its competence in Godrej v Target.
13 July 2021
Each quarter we will be running a series of pieces presenting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed. For our next instalment we turn our attention to the Middle East and Africa.
03 May 2021
The Tanzanian High Court has confirmed, for the first time, that the legal protection afforded to well-known marks by far overrides the protection obtained through a mere registration under the Companies Act.
25 March 2021
WTR traverses the whole of Africa to provide brand owners with a comprehensive guide to brand protection across the region.
08 July 2020
In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the world that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to the African nation of Tanzania.
20 January 2020
The use of associated trademarks is becoming more prevalent in East Africa, but there are a number of important factors that brand owners need to keep in mind.
02 January 2020
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda each have different legal approaches to the treatment of parallel imports, making generalisations dangerous for trademark owners and importers alike.
02 August 2018
In part two of our A-Z guide to the anti-counterfeiting framework across Africa, we look at problems and solutions from Nigeria to Zambia.
11 May 2018
In our latest round-up, we look at how half of cybercrime revenues comes from illicit online marketplaces, the Brexit-related mark ruffling feathers, how cryptocoin names are often inspired by movies, and much more.
24 April 2018
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