In our latest round-up, we look at unauthorised SUSSEX ROYAL trademark applications being filed across the globe, PepsiCo purchasing a Chinese snack brand, the USPTO giving an update on its engagement efforts, and much more.
As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announce that they have withdrawn their SUSSEX ROYAL trademark applications, we look at the lessons that IP owners can take from the long-running saga.
Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.
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.
WTR will soon be hosting its latest events, Managing Trademark Assets USA and Brand Protection Online, in Chicago. The full speaking faculty can now be revealed.
When it comes to the brand protection of the current Democratic presidential challengers, Mike Bloomberg is ahead of the rest of the field – with Bernie Sanders facing the highest level of unauthorised third-party trademark activity.
The saga of the trademark activities of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continues, with reports that the Queen has “banned” use of the Sussex Royal brand. WTR talks to an IP expert on the implications of this development.
In our latest round-up, we look at Amazon car seat criticism leading to calls for legal reform, New Zealand being added to the TMview roster, US and China battling over the WIPO director general position, 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.
The 2020 INTA Annual Meeting is due to begin in Singapore in April, and there is growing discussion over how the worsening coronavirus emergency could impact it. WTR speaks with trademark practitioners to get their perspective.
There is not long left to participate in WTR’s annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey; all participants to the short survey will be entered into a draw to win one of five free places at their choice of an upcoming WTR event.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Benelux IP Office adding its trademark image data to the EUIPO’s TMview platform, Greece being identified as a transit point for counterfeit cosmetics, and much more.
Registrants to the 2020 INTA Annual Meeting may have noticed a drop in the number of reception invites. To investigate why this may be the case, WTR talked to a number of regular reception holders.
In this guest post, Dr Robert Stutz, partner at Beutler Künzi Stutz, explores how AI technology is powering new ways to search industrial designs faster, more effectively, and at a lower cost.