UK prime minister Theresa May suffered a second catastrophic defeat in as many months as the House of Commons rejected her Brexit deal last night. We take a look at what this latest development means for trademark owners.
We present practical takeaways and discussion points from two recent WTR events, including the need to audit registered domains, how to avoid wasting enforcement dollars, using infographics to teach trademark basics, and much more.
Trademark practitioners are running out of time to participate in WTR’s annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey. Do not miss out on the opportunity to share your successes, challenges and concerns.
The USPTO has issued an alert over numerous reports from recipients of solicitation emails. However, one legal expert calls on the office to add security to its filing system or run the risk of fraudulent activity.
In an exclusive guest post, Robert Reading from CompuMark reveals the top corporate filers at the EUIPO in 2018 and looks at some of the key trends from the registry in the past 12 months.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Japan Patent Office apologising after an accidental data leak, a sauce company suing Wendy’s, counterfeit fans reacting to Alibaba’s latest Taobao claims, and more.
No role in the IP world is likely to change as much in the next decade as that of the in-house trademark counsel – and law firm and non-legal service provider offerings will need to adapt or face losing ground to competitors.
In our latest round-up, we look at the multi-trillion dollar toll of counterfeiting, a huge seizure of fakes in the United Kingdom, a Vietnamese restaurant’s 2013 trademark backlash rearing its head, and much more.
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.
The nomination window for the WTR Industry Awards and WTR 300 closes on Tuesday 11 December. Act now to let us know who you regard as the world's leading in-house trademark professionals.
This week, WTR hosted the third annual Brand Strategy China in Shanghai, and we present best practice takeaways from the attending senior brand protection experts from the corporate and legal worlds.
In our latest round-up, we look at a tussle over BRENT marks in Singapore, a "worrying trend" of retail fakes in Papua New Guinea, a new UK IP minister, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at the United Kingdom’s IP minister seat being vacant once again, question marks over affiliate links on Instagram, puns being encouraged at the Philippines IP office, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at luxury brands avoiding Black Friday discounts, Edible Arrangements filing a trademark lawsuit, a huge counterfeit haul in Paraguay, and much more.