We look at a new law in China that could boost the fight against fakes, a comedian seeking over $100 million in infringement damages, a leaked email revealing “efforts to trademark Clean Meat”, and much more.
Six major US trade associations have joined forces to send a letter warning that the Trump administration’s recent tariffs place “significant barriers on the fight against harmful fakes” and calls for an urgent rethink.
In our latest round-up, we take a look at how brands are embracing robot influencers, insights on how to combat malicious imposters, and much more.
New data has revealed the leading trademark filers at the USPTO in 2017, with a Brooklyn-based doctor beating out major companies to lead the pack. One expert says “trademark league tables might not be dominated by large corporations in the future”.
In our latest round-up, we look at Alibaba and Kantar teaming up to redefine brand building in China, Ukraine's institution of IP inspectors, the musician ordered to pay $2 million for trademark infringement, and more.
In our latest round-up, we look at Harry Potters fans upset at cease-and-desist letters related to fan festivals, Benelux trademark reform comes into force, China cracking down on World Cup fakes, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at various insights from ECTA’s 37th annual conference, how domain registrations for sports betting are on the rise, the Financial Times prevails in trademark dispute, and much more.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup gets underway in Russia today, and major brands have already kicked off efforts to benefit from the buzz. Meanwhile, the authorities have commenced policing for infringement, with cases already filed centred on the misuse of FIFA’s marks.
The CJEU has issued its decision in Christian Louboutin v Van Haren Schoenen BV, with a ruling that strengthens the protection of the fashion house’s red soles mark.
In our latest round-up, we look at Velcro Companies releasing a second musical video, a Germany whisky that may sound too Scottish, study finds consumers want brands to speak up about politics, and much more.
A popular author has successfully registered a trademark for the term GRABBA THE TRUMP. Talking to World Trademark Review, the applicant states that he enjoys provoking major brands with his trademark applications.
The EUIPO has released a new report, compiling research since 2013, to present a comprehensive and updated picture of the scope and impact of IP rights infringement in the European Union.
In our latest round-up, we look at Bayer deciding to retire the century-old Monsanto brand name, Kenzo prevailing in a trademark suit, Kenya Revenue authority destroying millions worth of fake alcohol, and much more.
Two trade associations in the United States have spoken publicly about their concerns over the Trump administration’s recent steel and aluminium tariffs on the European Union, with claims that targeting trade allies “weakens” the ongoing battle against fake goods.
In our latest trademark industry news round-up, we look at a notice of proposed rulemaking from the USPTO, Twitter prevailing in a trademark dispute and research exploring law firm gender inequality.