In our latest edition, we look at Michael Kors launching a digital store on Alibaba’s Tmall, INTA's call for the Lanham Act to be amended, an illicit trade report from TRACEIT, China’s IP transformation, and much more.
WTR is pleased to announce the publication of the enhanced version of the 2019 WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals, which this year has been published on a free-to-view basis.
When Haas F1 entered the 2019 Formula 1 season, it brought with it a brand new title sponsor, with a colour scheme on its livery to match. However, the relationship has resulted in Twitter rants, leaked documents and legal action – as well as takeaways for trademark professionals.
The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of countries have agreed a comprehensive trade agreement that includes significant IP provisions that rights holders should be aware of.
There are numerous hurdles to branding a new pharmaceutical. In addition to traditional marks, non-traditional marks offer a route to protection where a drug’s appearance has acquired distinctiveness, but obtaining such registrations is not all plain sailing.
While disputes over pharmaceutical trademarks are few and far between, decisions can have a significant effect on product manufacturing and public health.
Pharmaceutical products play a key role in public healthcare. As a result, the protection of pharmaceutical trademarks is fraught with unique challenges, particularly when it comes to a pharmaceutical product’s name and generic name.
In our latest opinion column, we consider what impact China’s economic growth slowdown may have on ‘Made in China 2025’ and ‘Belt and Road’ – and, by extension, rights owners.
In a new regular series, we highlight marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods. This week, we focus on hotspots in the Dominican Republic.
The pharmaceutical industry is a high-tech development priority and pharmaceutical production must happen alongside the development of an appropriate IP protection strategy. Pharmaceutical trademarks owners would be well advised to consider any issues in the context of the Russian market.
Similarity among prescription drug names should be avoided, as the potential confusion carries a risk to consumer health. Bringing the best pharmaceutical trademark to market can be arduous, but it will assist in the safe prescription of medication.
In our latest edition, we look at a reminder of the medical risks of counterfeits in Hong Kong, a car air freshener brand taking Ryanair to court, Monaco now using the TMclass list, applications up in Bhutan, and much more.
WTR announces the first speakers for Brand Protection Online Europe, taking place in London on 14 October 2019. Among the first names revealed are trademark experts from Alibaba, BP, Tonino Lamborghini, and more.
The Chinese tech giant has penetrated the global market and withstood international political pressure, so what has made its brand so resilient?
In a major upcoming investigation, WTR will look at the scourge of trademark solicitation scams. Today we ask readers to share their experience of spurious trademark invoices.