The Autumn 2019 edition of WTR, revealing the top filers at key registries across Asia, and the eighth edition of Pharmaceutical Trademarks: A Global Guide are now published.
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.
Heralded as a breakthrough, Brazil’s accession to the Madrid Protocol is a landmark development for the international trademark system. We take a closer look at this move and the lessons that can be learnt from it.
Brand experts offer insight and practical guidance on how to ensure that enforcement efforts are not adversely affected by reduced access to data.
In the next part of our regular series on marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Turkey.
Continuing our deep data dive into filing activities at the top Asia-Pacific registries, we explore why, despite a recent decline in filings at Intellectual Property India, registration figures have skyrocketed.
Everything we covered on WTR over the last seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.
In our latest news digest, we look at INTA’s release of a Brands Manifesto, the Paraguay IP Office conducting another counterfeit crackdown, fee changes in New Zealand, and much more.
Jennifer McDowell has replaced Deborah Cohn as director of the INTA Washington DC office. She explains her biggest priorities for the office and how she plans to continue the good work that Cohn was doing.
Two major figures in the climate change activism movement, campaigner Greta Thunberg and protest movement Extinction Rebellion, are facing a legal battle in Germany due to unauthorised trademark applications.
An investigation from WTR has found that the issue of fraudulent specimens of use in trademark applications at the USPTO persists, with the challenge facing the office now being to track the latest tactics used to evade detection.
The Peruvian government has declared that it would take the necessary legal steps to challenge the trademark registration for CUSQUEÑO SOUR, which covers alcoholic beverages in Class 33 and is registered by a Chilean company.
LegalForce RAPC Worldwide has once again initiated legal action against the USPTO. The filing represents a continuation of the bitter conflict between LegalForce RAPC and the office.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office and European Patent Office have launched the third edition of a study that examines the economic impact of IP rights across the EU. Here are the top takeaways.
In our latest round-up, we look at Traeger Grill filing a lawsuit against a rival grill maker, the European Commission reporting on seizures of fakes, how strong emotions are linked to brand perception, and much more.