In our latest round-up, we look at how urgent action is required for owners of Kuwaiti trademarks, Moutai ending its 17-year bid for the NATIONAL SPIRIT mark, how to create an effective brand name, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at rising trademark applications in Cambodia, how thousands are boycotting brands on Twitter, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at a Minneapolis official who sought registered trademark protection of a blog that criticised her, a Delhi court getting tough on perjury in a trademark case, and much more.
Legislation was tabled yesterday in the US House of Representatives calling for the abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It sparked a reminder on the agency's crucial role in the fight against counterfeit goods.
In our latest report, we delve into Canada’s trademark landscape. We examine how a major overhaul of its trademark laws may lead to a clogged up register, take a look at filing and litigation trends, 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.
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.
US law offers a full arsenal of weapons that trademark owners can employ to combat counterfeiting at every step.
Counterfeiting is a priority policy issue for the International Trademark Association (INTA). Counterfeit goods are reaching consumers in all corners of the world and have permeated the online marketplace.
Compared to other forms of artistic expression – such as literature, music, films and theatrical works – fashion designs are left with limited IP rights and protection.
The USTR has published the 2018 Special 301 Report, and Canada has been added to the Priority Watch List due to “a failure to resolve key longstanding deficiencies in protection and enforcement of IP”.
adidas and Reebok International have filed a lawsuit against 53 sellers of alleged counterfeit goods on social media sites. For those not yet monitoring the platform, the action provides a reminder that Instagram should be part of your policing strategies.
Trademark counsel have had their say on the efficiency of customs authorities across the globe – with some of the largest importers of counterfeit goods giving cause for continued concern.
In Klipsch v ePRO the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has adopted a standard that “discovery sanctions should be commensurate with the costs unnecessarily created by the sanctionable behaviour”.