The World Trademark Review team has arrived in Seattle for the 2018 Annual Meeting. If you are in town, then visit us in the exhibition hall at stand 213 to meet us, demo the World Trademark Review platform and pick up some of our latest publications.
Exclusive research by World Trademark Review reveals the filing activity of the world’s most valuable football clubs and players, and finds that Manchester United boasts the most trademarks of any team in the world.
In our latest round-up, we look at the South African minister calling for tobacco plain packaging, calls for an independent, standalone IP office in Rwanda, the IP of Nine West Holdings being sold, and much more.
In a dispute over use of SLOPPY TUNA for a restaurant, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has addressed for the first time whether attorneys’ fees should be included in an award of costs.
Exclusive insights from Dana Brown Northcott, Amazon.com’s associate general counsel, intellectual property.
Expedia Group has recently undergone a major rebrand. The group’s IP director explains how the team managed the change.
In a victory for Christian Louboutin, the Court of Justice of the European Union has held that the colour red on the sole of a woman’s high-heel shoe is a position mark.
Following a lengthy investigation, the Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office has issued criminal felony indictments against the individual founders of several Korean franchise businesses, charging them with breaches of trust.
The decision of the Beijing High Court in DreamWorks Animation LLC v TRAB provides guidance as to the scope of protection that should be afforded to merchandising rights.
In this week’s country data report, we highlight Japan’s unusual distribution of applications by trademark class, analyse the volatile values of the leading Japanese brands, and much more.
In Lucasfilm Ltd LLC v Ren Ventures Ltd a California federal court has recognised that trademark rights could arise from the use of a mark to identify a fictional board game in a popular literary genre.
In a dispute between two publishing houses over the use of a logo, the Moscow City Arbitration Court has awarded the largest-ever compensation in an IP case in Russia.
In CeramTec GmbH v EUIPO, the EU General Court has provided some guidance as to what it means to be ‘adversely affected’ by a decision of the EUIPO.
In Kim v Kimm, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a complaint alleging a scheme to fraudulently bring a trademark infringement lawsuit.
In this week’s exclusive country data report, we provide a rundown of India’s trademark landscape. We explore the surge in registrations at the Indian IP office, reveal the top filers, and inspect the widespread fall in value of the country’s top brands.