In our latest edition, we look at changes to Canadian registrations occurring next week, Unilever seeing a pay-off from purpose-led brands, brands being reminded to renew marks in Rwanda, and much more.
A free trade area spanning the continent of Africa is a step closer to becoming reality, with 7 July announced as the date of official launch. We look at the range of IP challenges this will create.
In our latest edition, we look at the 2 millionth trademark application at the EUIPO, a new report finding that UK students are "actively disloyal" to brands, a collection of fake video games released, and much more.
As we near the halfway point of the year, the WTR platform has had just over 163,000 users. Analysis of the data reveals the regions and cities that are hotspots for interest in trademarks.
Released today, the third edition of the WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals identifies the individuals deemed to be the leading lights of the corporate trademark world.
The 2019 edition of Anti-counterfeiting – A Global Guide, which provides trademark and brand protection professionals with critical guidance on anti-counterfeiting laws, procedures and strategies, is now available to view online.
Morocco is set to become an increasingly important jurisdiction, acting as an access point for both European and African businesses to expand abroad. The government’s international outlook means this emerging market could be the new frontier for growing brands.
The latest issue of WTR magazine has gone live online today, and subscribers will note a major number of changes to the magazine and new types of content, all designed to maximise the value of their subscription.
Many companies have learned the hard way that unidentified IP issues can cause serious trouble, whether immediately or even years after closing a transaction. A strategic approach to IP portfolio due diligence is thus critical to avoid future problems.
In our latest round-up, we look at planned IP improvements in Kuwait, research which finds consumers are quick to “dump brands”, LL Cool J prevailing in a trademark dispute, and much more.
In our latest edition, we look at INTA and the National Trade Foundation for Education partnering up to spread the anti-counterfeiting message, a study highlights how brands need to showcase their authenticity, and much more.
WTR has published the sixth edition of Online Brand Enforcement: Protecting Your Trademarks in the Electronic Environment. Available now, the free-to-view publication offers the latest guidance on brand management best practice.
Big Tech has dipped its toes into the industry, posing a risk to traditional manufacturers. We take a deep dive into one of the market’s biggest players, Nintendo, to understand how its brands have helped the company sustain its success.
The country is seeing increased interest from international entities - particularly from the US; this will likely grow in scale as not only the South African economy develops, but as other emerging markets on the African continent grow.
WTR is pleased to reveal the shortlist for the 2019 WTR Industry Awards. Among the corporate teams featured on this year’s shortlist are those from Audi, Groupon, John Deere, Netflix, Pfizer, Treasury Wine Estates and Under Armour.