In the next edition of our series on physical marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Thailand.
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore has announced the first successful use of its Enhanced Mediation Promotion Scheme. Talking to WTR, the mediator in that case claims the scheme could lead to a “mindset change” for trademark practitioners.
A new report documents the counterfeit trends it expects to shape brand protection efforts in 2020. WTR identifies the most valuable takeaways from the report and the actions that brand owners should be taking.
A major new survey finds IP and licensing are the most significant legal issues facing the esports industry. The findings reveal an opportunity for law firms across the world in the fledgling esports space.
In Honda Motor Co Ltd v Chongqing Hengsheng Xintai Trading Co Ltd, the Supreme People’s Court of China has, for the first time, defined the ‘relevant public’ in OEM cases as including all operators and consumers that may have access to OEM goods for export.
In the latest edition of our regular series focused on marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Australia and New Zealand.
How brand owners can identify the producers and sellers of counterfeit goods in China, the threat of which could help curb their illicit activity altogether.
In our latest round-up, we look at the destination for the DesignEuropa Awards 2020, Kenya and the UK working together to tackle fakes, Monzo fails in ‘hot coral’ trademark attempt, and much more.
In the latest edition of our regular series on marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to the mountainous nation of Nepal.
Harvard University and its former alumni organisation in Singapore have recently clashed in trademark opposition proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
Major Chinese online marketplace DHgate has published a stringent defence of its anti-counterfeiting efforts and – following the discovery of a possible link to Superbuy – denies any relationship with the popular Chinese shipping agent.
In the latest edition of our series on marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods we head to Indonesia.
The decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Pinnacle v Triangl provides a new characterisation of the defence that a name is not being used as a trademark, when there is also use of a principal or ‘house’ brand.
The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation has confirmed that the laws recognising well-known status are constitutional and valid.
In our latest round-up, we look at INTA bringing the Unreal Campaign to Lima, the UAE IP office forgoing certain fees, Stan Lee’s daughter suing POW! Entertainment, and much more.