Daniel Zohny, IP head at FIFA, looks back at the intense workload taken on by his team during the 2018 World Cup and looks forward to the next tournament as the worthy winner of WTR’s Sports, Entertainment and Media Team of the Year.
The National Assembly of Vietnam has passed a law amending a number of provisions of the Intellectual Property Law, which is expected to be greatly beneficial to rights holders.
In our latest edition, we look at a major anti-counterfeiting operation from Interpol, Facebook facing challenges over its new cryptocurrency brand, Egypt updating its new anti-fakes legislation, and much more.
WTR reached out to a number of leading trademark experts to explore the possible implications of the Iancu v Brunetti decision for applicants, the USPTO and the trademark ecosystem.
The EU General Court has annulled a decision of the EUIPO rejecting Advance Magazine Publishers’ request for the suspension of the opposition proceedings against its VOGUE mark.
During the second half of 2018 and the first half of 2019, specialised prosecutors in Paraguay have increased the amount of charges for offences against IP rights, which sends a clear message that such violations have legal consequences.
In this exclusive guest post, Anna Naydonov and Douglas Rettew, partners at Finnegan, reveal how they approach survey evidence and present takeaways with respect to survey methodology in §1071(b) Appeals.
In our latest edition, we look at Vietnamese IP laws being updated, esports teams seeking out sponsors in Cannes, beauty brands fighting over a make-up mark, an engineer venting over counterfeits, and much more.
In Biolatte Oy v EUIPO, the EU General Court has upheld a decision of the EUIPO finding that the mark BIOLATTE was devoid of distinctive character for dietary supplements in Class 5.
Speaking exclusively to WTR, Raymond Marshall, general counsel for Guinness World Records, reveals how he juggles the family-friendly brand’s reputation and the threat of genericide.
The China National Intellectual Property Administration has recently recognised a decision involving the invalidation of a registered trademark based on forged application documents as a model case for 2018.
Alison McDade, senior trademark counsel at 7-Eleven, reveals why communication and integration are key to protecting the IP rights of the world’s largest convenience store franchise.
In Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd v Ajanta Pharma Ltd, the Delhi High Court has held that the strict similarity test for pharmaceutical brands set forth in Cadila also applies to nutraceutical brands.
The General Court of the European Union has upheld the decision of the EUIPO to invalidate the trademark registration for adidas’ three-stripe branding. We analyse the decision and look at reaction.
Five takeaways from our in-depth investigation into suspicious specimens at the USPTO, and we ask readers to share their experience on the topic and any suggestions to help combat the issue.