In our latest round-up, we look at the art of avoiding brand hate, Hasbro acquiring Peppa Pig owner, the INTA holding its first roundtable event in Israel, and much more.
Outside of North America and China, new ecommerce marketplaces are springing up at an increasing rate. As these regional platforms grow, infringers have swarmed to them in response to the global platforms’ growing anti-counterfeiting efforts.
As the value of counterfeit good seizures by the US authorities rises, a new call is made for private industry to work with domestic and international partner agencies in a bid to tackle demand as well as supply.
In our latest round-up, we look at retail companies leading a ‘brand health’ survey, the Belarus IP office correcting a mistake, the New York Times delving into the world of counterfeit books, and much more.
We highlight the areas that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods in Taiwan. An expert in the region provides insights on the different types of retail environment that most often house fake goods in the East Asian state.
In our latest edition, we look at Porsche revealing its brand protection secrets, Mastercard launching a blockchain program to track fake fashion, WIPO offering a mediation incentive, CNIPA opening a new office, and much more.
In the next edition of our series highlighting the physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we turn our attention to the locations in Kazakhstan that brand owners should have on their policing radar.
Understanding the law is only the first step to successful brand protection in China. WTR gets the scoop from local in-house counsel and private practitioners on how to craft a multifaceted trademark strategy for the region.
Following the signing of major legislation, Myanmar’s IP environment is on the cusp of transformation. We provide an insider’s view on how law firms can position themselves to capitalise on inbound work from major international brands.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Hamleys brand being sold, a study identifies what makes a brand ‘cool’, two big counterfeit hauls in China and Hong Kong, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at Colgate making an offer for Filgora’s skincare business, Tencent questioning the existence of singular or plural TLDs, Kylie Minogue commenting on that trademark dispute with Kylie Jenner, and much more.
Amazon announces expansion of Transparency, its product serialisation service that “prevents counterfeits at scale”. It comes after a US court decision which considered Amazon as the “seller” in a third-party marketplace transaction.
In our latest round-up, we look at IP Australia announcing examination delays, the Portuguese registry updating its fees, the Crips street gang apologising for a trademark dispute, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Lazada Group joining Alibaba’s IP protection platform, UKIPO granting its first multimedia mark, new Benelux director general begins, and much more.
An understanding of the law is just the first step to successful brand protection in China. WTR talked to local in-house counsel and private practitioners to get the inside track on how to craft a multifaceted trademark strategy for the region.