Safety is the most critical component of brand building in the ride-hailing app environment, but hinging success on such a volatile factor could be risky
In Disney's Frozen 2, main character Anna is seen wearing red-bottomed boots, with some claiming a similarity to the iconic footwear of fashion brand Christian Louboutin. We speak with IP experts on the issues potentially at play.
JD.com is suing the China National IP Agency following the invalidation of five DOUBLE 11 marks. Alibaba, the third party in this case, argues that DOUBLE 11 – a reference to Singles’ Day in China – was created and used by the company as a trademark.
In our latest round-up, we look at Honeywell launching an anti-counterfeiting app, guidance for small and medium-sized entities on fighting parasitic brands, the EUIPO releasing new image recognition technology, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Philippines IP Office reviving its arbitration service, the advocate general finding that Amazon didn’t infringe on Coty’s trademark rights, the first GIs being processed in Ivory Coast, and much more.
In a landmark decision, the Shanghai Pudong District Court has awarded punitive damages equal to three times the proven damages to a foreign sportswear company.
This year the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress issued the Decision of Revision of Eight Laws, which includes the fourth revision of the Trademark Law. This has attracted much attention from the international IP community as it addresses the issue of bad-faith registrations – one of the most significant challenges to protecting international brands in China.
In our latest round-up, we look at INTA electing its 2020 president, US Customs confiscating nearly 20,000 fake watches, a change at the Palestine registry, WIPO marking its 1.5 millionth international registration, and much more.
The industry is slowly changing, and those that are adaptable and invest in strengthening their product and brand could see a massive pay-out.
Zhihu is a new social media platform making inroads on the Chinese market. With doubts around the IP enforcement capabilities of the platform, WTR takes a closer look at the app with the help of brand protection experts in China.
With the event just two weeks away, WTR is pleased to unveil the speaking faculty for Brand Strategy China – with experts from Dupont, LVMH, New Balance, Unilever and 3M featured.
In our latest news round-up, we look at the Chile IP office urging electronic usage following mailbox damage, a St Andrews trademark dispute heating up, an update on the Bentley case, Ecuador joining DesignView, and much more.
While the French powerhouse has yet to up its offer, it has come too far to back down. The American jeweller is a highly attractive target for anyone with a stake in the luxury market.