In our latest round-up, we look at Ecuador joining TMClass, ICANN postponing its data privacy webinar, IP Australia undergoing a “technology upgrade”, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at the IP office of Chile extending deadlines for Japanese applicants, the WHOIS reform group at loggerheads, Indonesia stepping up anti-piracy efforts, and much more.
Unregistered trademarks do not have statutory protection in Canada. The owner of an unregistered mark may enforce its rights, but this necessitates the establishment of a reputation through extensive use of the mark in Canada.
In our latest round-up, we look at more trademark applications related to the #MeToo movement, the Swedish IP Office warning against fake election posters, a US court having its say on trademark bullying, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at how urgent action is required for owners of Kuwaiti trademarks, Moutai ending its 17-year bid for the NATIONAL SPIRIT mark, how to create an effective brand name, and much more.
The USPTO has been urged to form an inter-organisational task force to foster greater cooperation in tackling the problem of trademark solicitation scams – an issue that has been a scourge on the industry for years.
In our latest round-up, we look at rising trademark applications in Cambodia, how thousands are boycotting brands on Twitter, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at a Minneapolis official who sought registered trademark protection of a blog that criticised her, a Delhi court getting tough on perjury in a trademark case, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at how tomato DNA is being used to combat dangerous counterfeits, the Vega+ games console losing branding rights, and much more.
Practitioners have raised concerns about the USPTO's proposed move to implement end-to-end electronic filings, with current systems criticised and warnings that it could create an opportunity for trademark scammers.
Research from the USPTO has revealed that registered trademark protection helps companies to grow, employ more people and innovate. Along with a slew of similar research findings, the study reinforces efforts to communicate the benefits of trademark rights.
In our latest report, we delve into Canada’s trademark landscape. We examine how a major overhaul of its trademark laws may lead to a clogged up register, take a look at filing and litigation trends, and much more.
With a 10% rise in trademark applications mostly spurred by Chinese filings flooding the USPTO in 2017, questions have been raised about whether the office can cope with this influx – both now and in the future.
The treatment of geographical indications is proving a sticking point in the ongoing Brexit negotiations. While trademark associations have confirmed their support for a system of mutual recognition, the UK government has not yet made any guarantees.
The USTR has published the 2018 Special 301 Report, and Canada has been added to the Priority Watch List due to “a failure to resolve key longstanding deficiencies in protection and enforcement of IP”.