In our latest round-up, we look at Beyoncé being accused of fraud linked to a trademark dispute, Bangladesh likely to join the Madrid Protocol, a Chinese IP law firm considering a sale, and much more.
This week the IP Office of Singapore has hosted a series of events to mark the country’s annual IP Week. WTR was there to bring you the key takeaways from Singapore’s biggest IP event.
In Claridge’s Hotel Limited v Claridge Candles Limited, the IP Enterprise Court has ruled that both Claridge Candles Limited and its shareholder and director infringed Claridge's Hotel's trademark and passed off their goods as those of the hotel.
WTR is pleased to unveil the speaking faculty for Brand Protection Online Europe, taking place in London on 14 October 2019. Among the latest names revealed are experts from Daniel Wellington, Dyson, PayPal, Superdry and Tommy Hilfiger.
The online food delivery services industry is heating up. Major players are snapping up smaller brands and merging to solidify market presence and expand into new regions, as our exclusive data analysis reveals.
People from around the world have flocked to Scotland this month to enjoy Edinburgh’s legendary Fringe festival. Talking to WTR, one expert highlights why fake goods are no laughing matter and identifies counterfeit hotspots in Scotland that brand owners should police.
Joanna Conway, co-chair of Women in IP, reflects on the diversity challenges that exist in the legal IP world and how the organisation is working to improve the environment.
The issue of personal image rights has reportedly become a stumbling block for at least two transfer negotiations involving football star Paulo Dybala. Such issues could become an increasingly common roadblock to transfers in the future.
Rollout of Apple’s digital banking service is set to begin this August in the United States. How will the tech giant’s entry affect the fintech market, which is predominately made up of venture capital start-ups?
In our latest round-up, we look at a win for adidas, the TTAB stubbing out federal marijuana trademarks again, a YouTube star attempting to sell fake goods as genuine, and much more.
The legal sector is traditionally a male-dominated industry and although that is changing, more work needs to be done to combat inequality.
Less than a year into Christian Archambeau’s tenure as executive director, the EUIPO is laying the groundwork for future expansion. World Trademark Review’s annual focus on the office assesses current operations, reveals the most proactive filers and explores how the agency is taking a global view of trademarks.
The owner of a British alcohol company claims “our trademarks are being weaponised against us" in legal disputes with St Andrews Links. However, local businesses take a different view to such trademark enforcement.
In a surprising decision, the UK Intellectual Property Office has held that there is no likelihood of confusion between the marks ZARA and ZOHARA, despite considering the majority of the respective goods to be identical and similar.
The UK Intellectual Property Office has rejected an application to register THE PETS FACTOR for a variety of goods and services, including the production of TV shows, following opposition by the owners of earlier THE X FACTOR marks.