In our latest round-up, we look at the Chinese Supreme Court ordering Muji to pay $89,000, US Customs cracking down on fake handbags, the EUIPO inviting comments on its trademark evidence project, and much more.
As Mary Boney Denison retires from her tenure as USPTO commissioner for trademarks, she reflects on her final year at the office, which involved tackling improper filing behaviours and working to enhance the customer experience.
We look at the claim from nonpartisan watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington that recent trademark activity in Argentina is proof that “President Trump is for sale”.
Everything we covered on WTR over the past 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 round-up, we look at Swiss IP court data being released, Brand Finance getting certified, Fred putting its intellectual property up for sale, the Austrian IPO launching some new online services, and much more.
The General Court of the European Union has ruled against a trademark due to its implied links to illegal narcotics. Industry experts give their reaction.
A new investigation from WTR finds that the problem of suspicious specimens persists – with legal representatives providing eye-opening accounts of the challenge faced by both IP practitioners and examining attorneys.
In our latest round-up, we look at a law firm launching a new trademark monitoring tool, some of the brand protection trends to expect in 2020, how Chinese trademark applications are on the rise in Canada, and much more.
Following the launch of the new mandatory e-filing system, all new IP applications must be filed online and it is no longer possible to file IP applications manually through the filing counter at the Indonesian Directorate General of Intellectual Property.
In our latest edition, we look at the resolution of a trademark dispute between the Ramone family, brand loyalty rising, a vegan butcher taking on Nestlé at the USPTO, and much more.
A detailed look at how the use of Class 9 continues to dominate at trademark offices across the globe highlights why there needs to be significant changes to the Nice trademark classification system to meet the challenges of the modern world.
In an exclusive guest post, the team behind the EUIPO’s flagship platform share tips on making the most of TMview’s new features – and call for practitioners to give their feedback to ensure that it meets the needs of the trademark community.
The Regulation on the Intellectual Property Academy was published in the Official Gazette on 14 November 2019 and entered into force on the same day. The regulation is significant in that it establishes uniform rules in the fields of copyright and industrial property rights.