WTR has reported extensively on the massive trademark filing operation of multimillionaire businessman Michael Gleissner. For those not fully aware of this activity, we have put together an infographic that illustrates the potential impact for brands.
The great and the good of the trademark industry have descended on Boston for INTA’s 2019 Annual Meeting. Here’s what caught our attention yesterday and on today’s first full day of proceedings…
The INTA has published a major new study on Generation Z’s attitude to brands and counterfeits, revealing that 57% believe their money is better off benefiting the local counterfeit seller than big conglomerates.
The WTR team has arrived in Boston for this year’s Annual Meeting. If you are in town, then visit us in the exhibition hall at stands 918/920 to meet the crew and pick up some of our latest publications.
In our latest round-up, we look at a new study that finds 25% of online purchases are for fakes, the EU General Court ruling on a NEYMAR mark, counterfeit containers seized in Malta, tips on making a brand matter, and much more.
Direct-to-consumer brands have proved to be a problem for the American consumer goods behemoth Procter & Gamble, but a new customer-centric strategy combined with data resources could help the company regain lost ground.
On Monday, the Court of Justice of the European Union holds a hearing in the closely followed Skykick case. We look at how this case could have a significant impact on trademark practice.
TrademarkNow has released a new pay-per-search platform that promises to help SMEs with clearance search – demonstrating that it is no longer just the major corporations being targeted with paid trademark platforms.
The INTA Annual Meeting is about to kick off, and for delegates that are able to squeeze in some R&R time, we reached out to a cohort of Bostonian trademark experts to get their recommendations for what to do while in the city on a hill.
Alibaba has released its IP Protection Annual Report, revealing that it provided 1,624 IP-related leads to law enforcement in 2018. Speaking to WTR, Alibaba Group's Matthew Bassiur reveals some of the company's ambitious future brand protection plans.
Released today, the third edition of the WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals identifies the individuals deemed to be the leading lights of the corporate trademark world.
Jack Chang, special counsel to the chair of L Brands International and one of the founders of the Quality Brands Protection Committee, provides insight into working more effectively with Chinese authorities in IP crime cases.
The 2019 edition of Anti-counterfeiting – A Global Guide, which provides trademark and brand protection professionals with critical guidance on anti-counterfeiting laws, procedures and strategies, is now available to view online.
In our latest edition, we look at Guns ‘N’ Roses moving to protect a trademark, Indian farmers prevailing over PepsiCo in a potato legal battle, top Indian brands backing underdogs in Cricket World Cup, and much more.
A jury in the US has found that Australian Leather wilfully infringed a trademark registered to Deckers Outdoor Corporation. The defendant has vowed to appeal, with one member of its legal team calling on the Australian government to intervene.