New study calls for a revolution in trademark survey evidence, with an expert telling us he hopes that brand owners will start embracing lower-cost survey alternatives.
In our latest round-up, we look at Pakistan stepping up its fight against fakes, the Finnish IP office reminding users about an impending trademark change, IP Australia seeking user input, and much more.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has vacated the International Trade Commission’s determination that Converse’s trademark in the midsole design of its Chuck Taylor All Star shoe was invalid.
As part of our ongoing series of interviews with WTR 300-featured corporate trademark counsel, we spoke to Allison Leader about the challenges she faces at American National Red Cross and what it takes to successfully manage brand rights in the not-for-profit sector.
In our latest round-up, we look at a study showing the scale of illicit alcohol, a Counterfeit Mini ad being lauded, luxury brands' increasing use of sound design in their products, and much more.
The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has confirmed that a foreign company subjected itself to specific personal jurisdiction in a trademark dispute where that company had sizeable continued online sales to US customers.
We look at the key takeaways from the decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to throw out the 2016 ITC ruling that Converse’s Chuck Taylor trade dress rights are invalid.
While there is an arsenal of tools with which a rights holder can address infringement, each requires careful consideration. The initial choice of remedy is a good place to start.
WTR spoke to Gilead's Gretchen Stroud about the fight against fake drugs being sold on social media, the trademark challenges that arise when drugs go off-patent, and much more.
WTR is pleased to announce the new events Brand Protection Online: Strategies for Ethical Enforcement and Managing Trademark Assets USA will take place in Chicago in March 2019.
We bring together two organisations with different perspectives on geographical indications to discuss the best route forward for this unique form of protection.
While the role of anonymous confusion is still somewhat muddied by inconsistent approaches, parties should be prepared to handle concerns as to relevance, hearsay and authentication.
In Deckers Outdoor v Australian Leather, the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has held on summary judgment that the defendant had failed to prove that UGG was generic for a type of sheepskin boot.
In Tai Chi Green Tea Inc v Diamond Hong, the US Federal Circuit has affirmed a TTAB decision to cancel a registration after the TTAB refused to consider the registrant’s reply brief and the evidence included in the main brief.
The Consortium for Common Food Names has praised the new USMCA trade deal, claiming it “marks a sea change” in GI policy. In a strongly-worded statement, it also hits out at the EU for “monopolising common names and terms”.