While a relatively young brand, Uber faces the gamut of IP risks – from phishing to genericism. Rafa Gutierrez explains how he keeps the platform’s IP fully protected.
In our latest round-up, we look at the US and Singapore IP regimes being recognised in a new index, the most visible brand logo online, Netflix being accused of trademark dilution by Mossack Fonesca, and much more.
Amazon has issued a strongly worded response to the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s call for a number of its non-US platforms to be included in the next Office of the US Trade Representative's Notorious Markets List.
In response to a petition for rehearing, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has vacated part of an earlier precedential decision noting the lack of preclusive effect of trademark decisions issued by the International Trade Commission.
The US Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has found that the district court had erred in finding that there was no likelihood of confusion between the mark AFFLICTION for apparel and the mark VAPE AFFLICTION for vaping accessories.
Brand and IP associations have used the comment period for the next USTR Notorious Markets List to call for the inclusion of WeChat. It comes at a time of heightened tension between the US government and Chinese tech companies.
The fast-food powerhouse has turned to machine learning tech in a bid to personalise the brand experience - however, its rivals have demonstrated that personality is as powerful as technology.
US President Donald Trump had a video removed from Twitter following a report of copyright infringement. We look at why brand misuse could increase significantly during the 2020 US presidential election.
TGI Fridays trademark lead Leanne Stendell explains how she built an in-house trademark team from the ground up to meet the needs of a restaurant chain with over 50 years of goodwill.
New data reveals that 3,441 trademark litigation actions have been filed in the United States to date. The figures mean that 2019 is on course to represent a four-year high in filings.
Speaking to WTR, Amazon's vice president of worldwide customer trust & partner support, Dharmesh Mehta, expands on the company’s launch of its Intellectual Property Accelerator programme.
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.
Age-old brands prove yet again to be a key asset as streaming wars heat up, but Batman is bigger than the digital era.
The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a dental product manufacturer’s suit against its insurer, holding that the IP exclusion in the policy expressly excluded the trademark claims over which the insured sought coverage.
A new petition to the USPTO requests that new rules regarding physical addresses be reconsidered. Talking exclusively to WTR, the attorney who filed the petition claims that it is “a time-sensitive matter” due to serious ongoing risks.