International reports

Sent to over 25,000 subscribers, the WTR Weekly email features reports from an international team of correspondents who report on recent developments in trademark law and practice in their home jurisdictions, as well as strategic issues and those relating to brand protection, portfolio management and value creation.

East and Concord Partners

China

Zuykov & Partners

Russia

SEDIN SA

Switzerland

  • 27 Feb
    2020

    Protecting geographic indications in Switzerland

    Many brands include a term or a logo that relates to a geographical place. In Switzerland many applications to register these as trademarks are unsuccessful as there are strict examination rules in accordance with Articles 2(a) and 2(c) of the Trademark Protection Act. However, these have relaxed a little in the last few years. Full text

CSC Global

Domain name security and threat intelligence

  • 28 Nov
    2019

    External online threats to your brands

    With nearly 4 billion users and an associated economy of over $4 trillion, the Internet comprises a major ecosystem for businesses today. However, it also provides significant opportunities for criminals to take advantage of trusted brands for their own gain. There are numerous types of possible infringement, including trade in counterfeit goods, online fraud, digital piracy and other kinds of general brand abuse across a range of internet channels, which can have a direct impact on the value of brands and the profitability of associated organisations. Full text

Inventa International

Africa