In our latest round-up, we look at how there has been a significant trademark filings drop from China to the US, how UK politicians continue to use major brands on social media, and much more.
In a conversation with WTR, Andrew Cooke, general counsel of e-sports team Fnatic, reveals that an entire generation of e-sports athletes are waking up to the power of their IP as brands race to catch up with this rapidly evolving consumer market.
TikTok has become a global phenomenon over the past 12 months, but research from WTR reveals that the vast majority of the platform's most popular content creators have taken no steps to protect their brand assets.
In our latest edition, we look at Canada enacting plain packaging, the acquisition of Forever 21, serial trademark filer Michael Gleissner still owing significant costs at the UKIPO, and much more.
Football teams and corporates are cashing in on brand value, but a changing industry means clubs need to use new methods to continue strengthening their presence and engagement levels.
In our latest round-up, we look at the Benelux IP Office adding its trademark image data to the EUIPO’s TMview platform, Greece being identified as a transit point for counterfeit cosmetics, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at the debate over the Washington Redskins name being reignited, a wooden box that could ‘solve the counterfeit sneaker crisis’, a new version of DesignView being launched, and much more.
The index appraises the global IP environment, with the US regime regarded as the gold standard, providing insight into the fracture lines that exist between EU and US policy, as well as current sentiment towards China’s trade efforts.
In our latest edition, we look at the Cyprus government re-securing a HALLOUMI trademark, another call for unhealthy food plain packaging, the UKIPO’s Cardiff office closing, and much more.
In a case involving the resale of fragrance products after the removal of their production codes, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York has held that the plaintiffs had stated a plausible claim that the decoded products were counterfeit goods.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued its long-awaited report into fake goods. The report offers a range of best practices that e-commerce platforms should implement – and threatens action should they fail to do so.
WTR analysed data from Alibaba's latest IP Protection Report, revealing that it has supplied 1,045 IP-related leads to law enforcement authorities in the past 12 months.
In Fabick Inc v JFTCO Inc, a trademark dispute originating from a family feud, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has addressed the issue of reverse trademark confusion and the scope of available remedies.
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.
In Diece-Lisa Industries Inc v Disney Enterprises Inc, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has held that jurisdiction over the licensees does not extend personal jurisdiction to the licensor where the latter has no additional contacts with the forum.