As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, WTR investigates how the worsening epidemic is having an impact on the production, delivery and monitoring of fake goods by counterfeiters and enforcement authorities in China.
WTR sat down with FIFA's Daniel Zohny at INTA's recent Europe conference 'Brands, Sports, and E-sports: A Brand ®evolution' to discuss how e-sports could radically change the work of sports IP professionals.
Football teams and corporates are cashing in on brand value, but a changing industry means clubs need to use new methods to continue strengthening their presence and engagement levels.
This week, INTA hosted its annual European Conference in Madrid, Spain. WTR is on the ground to bring you the key insights from the second day of the event.
This week, the INTA is hosting its annual European Conference in Madrid, Spain. WTR is on the ground and we present key learnings and insights from the first day of the event.
The USPTO has issued a revision to its new examination guide in an effort to address user concerns over the applicant email address requirement. However, concerns remain that the email requirement is unclear and ultimately “redundant”.
Corsearch acquired its second brand protection firm last month in a bid to cement its place in the market. WTR sat down with the CEOs of Pointer Brand Protection and Yellow Brand Protection to discuss the company’s plans.
Trademark output may be finally slowing down, but local brands are just getting started. Lawyers should therefore keep their eyes peeled as businesses shift their sights abroad.
ICANN has opened a public comment window seeking input on recommendations related to future access to domain registration data. One industry expert has welcomed the publication of the report, but warns “there is still much to be done”.
The brand is on a roll with a show-stopping 2019, but the future is not without challenges.
WTR has discovered that multi-millionaire Michael Gleissner appears to have launched a brand consultancy firm, called N-Cubator, which boasts of having access to “a large portfolio of trademarks and domain names”.
In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the world that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to India.
Big Oil has traditionally flown under the radar when it comes to brand building, but changing tides mean that there must be a greater focus on the narrative surrounding the key companies involved.
WTR reveals exclusive data on the controversial portfolio-building exercise of multi-millionaire entrepreneur Michael Gleissner in Latvia and speaks with local counsel on how this activity is causing hardship for a number of businesses forced into costly legal battles.
WTR sat down with Ayala Deutsch, executive vice president and deputy general counsel at NBA Properties and new INTA president, to talk about her plans for the future and how the association will address the challenges facing the trademark industry.