The CEO of Alfilo Brands sits down with WTR to reveal the strategies being employed by major cultural institutions, such as museums and art galleries, as they seek to tap into China’s vast consumer market.
Both Coca-Cola and musician Jimmy Buffett have been linked with marijuana brand partnerships over the past week. Such deals pose significant trademark difficulties, but there may be workaround strategies available.
In our latest round-up, we look at a study into the accidental purchases of fakes, the Fiji government stepping into a trademark dispute, Kyrgyzpatent warning about use of unregistered marks, two ‘.brands’ calling it quits, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at how brands should share bad news, why Chinese companies have been accused of “poor branding”, Silk Road member states strengthening IP cooperation, and more.
In Argos Ltd v Argos Systems Inc, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has appeared to take a broad view of when a website targets the United Kingdom. However, this was tempered somewhat by the court's findings in respect of unfair advantage.
As rights holders increasingly work with social media influencers, we take a look at whether these online celebrities are seeking trademark protection and the opportunities and risks for brands.
The Appeal Division of the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau has upheld an opposition filed by Tambrands Inc, the owner of the TAMPAX mark, against the registration of the mark TAMPAX by a natural person.
In our latest edition, we look at a PUBLIC trademark spat in New York, the Indian tax authorities focusing on IP-related revenue, Brexit electrical safety concerns, fax changes at the EUIPO, and much more.
In our latest edition, we look at India taking a step towards aligning itself with the global trademark system, Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd prevailing in an infringement case, and much more.
The Beijing High Court has put an end to Thermos’ efforts to invalidate the mark TILIR THERMO VOGUE, registered by a Chinese company over a decade ago for goods in Class 21, including vacuum bottles.
Big Tech has dipped its toes into the industry, posing a risk to traditional manufacturers. We take a deep dive into one of the market’s biggest players, Nintendo, to understand how its brands have helped the company sustain its success.
While the volume of applications filed at the USPTO has steadily increased in recent years, the top 50 US applicants are filing fewer trademark applications each year, with a significant decrease visible over a 10-year period. So what is going on?
The government of Canada has confirmed when new regulations for plain packaging on tobacco products will come into force, as the spread of plain packaging continues at an increasingly rapid pace.
Sophie Bodet, vice president of legal brand protection and IP services at GSK, tells WTR about how recent collaborations between the patent and brand teams have delivered tangible efficiencies to the wider business – evidencing the return on investment of internal cooperation.
Canada will soon allow the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. A new survey finds two-thirds of consumers in Canada would prefer branded packaging for this new market of cannabis products.