David Lossignol, the new president of INTA, outlines the association’s priorities for the coming year and calls on the trademark community to facilitate positive change in the brand ecosystem.
WTR is pleased to announce the first set of speakers for the upcoming Brand Protection Online and Managing Trademark Assets USA events, which take place on consecutive days in March.
The UK government suffered a catastrophic defeat on Tuesday night after the House of Commons firmly rejected its Brexit deal. We take a look at what the result means for trademark owners, including a claim that rights holders are “back at square one".
In our latest digest, we look at INTA keeping the plain packaging battle alive, cannabis use legalised in South Africa, the liability of freight forwarders in Singapore, and much more.
Public investment vehicle Churchill Capital Corp and Clarivate Analytics have announced an agreement to merge, with the combined company – Clarivate – to become publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
New study ranks corporate CEOs as brand ambassadors, with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos topping the list. The research highlights the gender disparity that exists at the higher echelons of company management.
In our latest news digest, we look at the USPTO hiring a deputy general counsel, how domain name management is “just as important” as brand protection, the Paraguay IPO pledging more counterfeit enforcement in 2019, and much more.
In our latest news digest, we look at the US Supreme Court confirming that it will rule on scandalous trademarks, a retailer called Pooey Puitton going up against Louis Vuitton, IP Australia joining TMclass, and much more.
Over the weekend, a national media outlet reported that plans to fund the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit beyond June 2019 have “fallen through”. However, WTR can reveal that the unit is planning for the future.
In our latest news digest, we look at the Minnesota Vikings being mocked over a trademark application, the startup which prevailed in a trade dress battle, Trump reusing a notorious Game of Thrones-inspired poster, and much more.
A recently launched gambling website, which uses branded products to promote randomised ‘mystery boxes’, could also be in breach of several laws and should be on the radar of trademark counsel, according to legal experts.
As we enter 2019, we take a detailed look into the issues and trends that trademark professionals can expect to make headlines in the coming 12 months.
Taking a look back at the stories which received the most reads over the past 12 months, our top 20 list serves as a reminder of the big challenges trademark counsel faced in 2018.
In our latest round-up, we look at how the US government is seeking to confiscate a biker gang’s trademarks, how most intellectual property in Africa is “unregistered”, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at new gTLDs on the rise, consumer trust in big brands, a General Court decision involving TMview, considering a trademark audit, and much more.