Last week CJS Holdings won an auction for the Charming Charlie intellectual property portfolio, prevailing with a $1,125,000 bid. The sale, and plans to resurrect the retail brand, offer a number of strategic takeaways for trademark professionals.
In a victory for trademark owners, the Court of Justice of the European Union has clarified the issue of jurisdiction in cases involving the online infringement of EU trademarks.
A new report has revealed that almost two-thirds of consumers expect brands to do more to protect them from exposure to counterfeit goods when shopping online. In our latest opinion column we argue that the findings highlight how important it is that companies do not shy away from talking about counterfeits.
The CEO of Chinese shopping agent Superbuy has vowed to work with brand owners to crack down on counterfeit goods. The pledge follows evidence that Superbuy is linked to another platform, WeGoBuy, that helps shoppers buy fake goods from China.
In a dispute involving travel portals Ezeego and Make My Trip, the Bombay High Court has refused to quash an order for issuance of summons passed by the Magistrate’s Court in criminal proceedings for trademark infringement.
Reaction to the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling in favour of plaintiffs suing online infringers in the member state they acquired the product.
The world’s most iconic fashion designers and models will be flocking to New York Fashion Week next week. However, with the products more present on social media than ever, counterfeiters will also be keeping a close an eye on the hottest trends.
The Delhi High Court’s decision to direct 'dynamic injunctions' against rogue websites in a bid to end the ‘whack-a-mole' headache is a progressive one. However, there is still more that could be done.
The Chinese company’s portfolio shows that the business is developing fast, and international markets are its next target.
Outside of North America and China, new ecommerce marketplaces are springing up at an increasing rate. As these regional platforms grow, infringers have swarmed to them in response to the global platforms’ growing anti-counterfeiting efforts.
The Trademark Company has relaunched as a legal services provider. In an exclusive interview, founder Matthew H Swyers explains the new business model and why traditional law firms shouldn't be concerned.
A recent decision involving the domain name ‘ogio.com.au’ under the ‘.au’ Dispute Resolution Policy is an important reminder of how panels can have different approaches to the same facts in complex cases.
At the helm of WWE’s IP department reign two central figures: Lauren Dienes-Middlen and Matthew Winterroth. WTR asked them to reveal the secrets of their success.
A recent UDRP decision involving the domain name ‘littlejonesies.com’ highlights the importance of establishing a prima facie case of lack of legitimate interest when a domain name includes the registrant's name.
This week, a dispute between Philipp Plein and Ferrari went public after the German fashion designer posted a cease and desist letter on social media. While online criticism has ensued, this could be to the advantage of the Italian company.