TikTok has become a global phenomenon over the past 12 months, but research from WTR reveals that the vast majority of the platform's most popular content creators have taken no steps to protect their brand assets.
In our latest edition, we look at Canada enacting plain packaging, the acquisition of Forever 21, serial trademark filer Michael Gleissner still owing significant costs at the UKIPO, and much more.
In our latest edition, we look at fakes markets in China being closed during the coronavirus epidemic, Netflix suffering a blow in ‘choose your own adventure’ dispute, and much more.
There is not long left to participate in WTR’s annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey. All participants in the short survey will be entered into a draw to win one of five free places at their choice of WTR event.
In this exclusive guest post, Denis Dorotenko, senior legal counsel at Yandex, analyses recent Russian court practice on domain name disputes and identifies factors to ensure that brand owners get the maximum compensation.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down its long-awaited decision in Sky v Skykick. WTR speaks with multiple industry experts to get their take on this important decision.
WTR is currently inviting trademark professionals to participate in our annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey, which measures the pulse of the industry and identifies how practice is evolving.
Scam adverts on YouTube are using popular brand names to lure viewers to download potentially malicious phone apps. The fraudulent activity is being viewed by hundreds of thousands of people and is a difficult issue for brand owners to enforce or monitor.
Amazon has once again been named "the world’s most valuable brand", with its brand valued at over $200 billion in the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report. It is not good news for all though, with a brand value slowdown suggesting that troubled times could lie ahead.
The CEO of Lockheed Martin, Marillyn Hewson, has been named the “world’s best brand guardian” in a new report from Brand Finance. However, she is one of just four women in the top 100 ranking, highlighting a stark gender disparity.
WTR is inviting trademark professionals across the globe to participate in our annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey. All participants will be entered into a draw to win one of five free places at an upcoming WTR event.
WTR is inviting trademark professionals across the globe to participate in our annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey, which measures the pulse of the industry and tracks the latest trends.
For our first news round-up of 2020 we look at a notable acquisition in the CBD industry, the uncovering of an international counterfeiting ring, an IP licensing agreement between Imagination Technologies and Apple, Israel joining the Hague system and much more.
Senior brand representatives of some the world’s largest industry names gathered at a recent WTR boardroom event to share strategies and success stories for combating counterfeits and knock-off goods. Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox’s Monica Riva Talley outlines key takeaways from the discussion.
In our latest round-up, we look at a law firm launching a new trademark monitoring tool, some of the brand protection trends to expect in 2020, how Chinese trademark applications are on the rise in Canada, and much more.