In our latest round-up, we look at a Love Island star being reprimanded due to an Instagram post, the theme for World IP Day 2020, the Chilean IP office being praised for a reduction in the gender gap, and much more.
On 10 December 2019 the Peruvian National Police, through its IP crime division, seized over 3,000 bottles of suspected counterfeit spirits and alcoholic beverages.
As a new decade dawns, World Trademark Review asks practitioners around the world for their top takeaways from 2019 and their predictions for the year ahead.
Although Asia is often seen as the centre of global counterfeiting activity, sales of fake goods are rising across Latin America. We present 20 markets in the region that are particularly problematic for brand owners.
The Peruvian Customs Office has updated the customs recordal procedure to speed up the process and make it more efficient. The new procedure will be implemented for 2020 renewals, which must be filed within the first 30 working days of the year.
Reflecting on an eventful year, WTR asked experts around the world for their top takeaways from 2019 and their expectations for the next 12 months. With recent decisions likely to have a significant effect, we take a closer look at the Americas, Europe and Africa.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Chinese Supreme Court ordering Muji to pay $89,000, US Customs cracking down on fake handbags, the EUIPO inviting comments on its trademark evidence project, and much more.
Next week, WTR will be hosting a free-to-access webinar, which will explore the trends that are expected to affect the e-commerce and IP landscape in 2020 and identify the key emerging online platforms that are set to disrupt the brand protection space.
In our latest edition, we look at the EUIPO approving the Strategic Plan 2025, Nominet releasing its Criminality Report, WIPO kicking off a new case law publication series, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at Kanye West being denied a trademark for the term ‘Sunday Service’, adidas prevailing in Japan, the UK Intellectual Property Office notifying users of planned maintenance after Brexit, and much more.
In a case involving fake goods bearing the ADIDAS trademark and Disney characters, Peru’s Second IP Criminal Court has sentenced the defendant to an effective imprisonment term of four years.
In the latest edition of our regular series on marketplaces around the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Argentina.
In a continuation of our regular series on marketplaces around the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Ecuador.
In our latest edition, we look at how surnames are now registrable in Saudi Arabia, controversy following a trademark being refused registration by the UKIPO, brands being urged to encourage voter registration, and much more.
The Autumn 2019 edition of WTR, revealing the top filers at key registries across Asia, and the eighth edition of Pharmaceutical Trademarks: A Global Guide are now published.