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.
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 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.
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.
USPTO faces backlash from users following an announcement that trademark applicants and registrants will need to provide an email address that will be publicly viewable, with a group of attorneys penning a letter urging a rethink.
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.
In our latest round-up, we look at the debate over the Washington Redskins name being reignited, a wooden box that could ‘solve the counterfeit sneaker crisis’, a new version of DesignView being launched, and much more.
The new USPTO commissioner for trademarks, David Gooder, is a popular figure and well known in trademark circles for being the author of the "politest cease and desist letter ever".
The WIPO director general election has become mired in backroom manoeuvring, with one IP expert urging the various countries to “focus on who is the right person for the job”, rather than political point scoring.
In our latest edition, we look at the Cyprus government re-securing a HALLOUMI trademark, another call for unhealthy food plain packaging, the UKIPO’s Cardiff office closing, and much more.
In our latest edition, we look at the Consortium for Common Food Names applauding the US stance on GIs in meetings with the EU, the Chilean IP Office's update on its headquarters attack, and much more.