Given the highly profitable trade in pharmaceutical parallel imports where price differences and arbitrage opportunities arise from different national pricing regulations, it is anticipated that the issue of parallel imports will remain a significant area of concern for pharmaceutical companies.
Research estimates that the extension of plain packaging to alcohol and sugary drinks would result in a massive loss for the global beverage industry.
The Australian government is considering whether to compulsorily acquire the rights to use the Aboriginal flag on public policy grounds. The debate raises questions over whether similar moves could occur in other jurisdictions.
New research has revealed that, while almost two-thirds of legal services buyers are concerned about being a defendant in IP litigation, a quarter of companies that have a specific IP strategy in place state that it does not deal with litigation threats.
WTR is pleased to announce that, following the success of this year’s event, Managing Trademark Assets Europe will be returning to London on 28 January 2020.
Reaction to the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling in favour of plaintiffs suing online infringers in the member state they acquired the product.
This week's Football Against Fakes 2019 event discussed anti-counterfeiting work in the sports industry. In an exclusive guest post, brand protection consultant Stephen Connolly reveals insights from the event and takeaways for brand owners.
Ivy League schools rely on their reputation to attract top-notch talent, so policing these brands is a critical undertaking.
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.
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.
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?