Research from WTR finds that few candidates for the 2020 US presidential election are seeking registered trademark protection for their campaign branding so far – although some are already being targeted by infringement.
The European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee has endorsed the European Union acceding to the Geneva Act – a move that could propel the issue of geographical indications back to the top of the trade deal agenda as the United Kingdom looks to its post-Brexit future.
Nigeria’s IP office is releasing its first-ever compendium of oppositions rulings, which one local practitioner tells WTR will ensure local and international brand owners have sufficient precedent for trademark-related actions.
UDRP filings at WIPO have continued to trend upwards, with 2018 setting a new record for the number of cases. This trend is placing yet more strain on trademark department budgets.
A new study from the EUIPO and the OECD has revealed the staggering rise in counterfeit goods being traded around the globe. In response, the executive director of the EUIPO has called for coordinated action.
In our latest edition, we look at India taking a step towards aligning itself with the global trademark system, Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd prevailing in an infringement case, and much more.
The African Intellectual Property Organisation authorities have announced significant changes to the legislation that underpins the OAPI system, the Bangui Agreement.
While most public comments on the USPTO’s proposed change to representation rules are in support, there is one significant dissenting voice in LegalForce founder Raj Abhyanker.
UK prime minister Theresa May suffered a second catastrophic defeat in as many months as the House of Commons rejected her Brexit deal last night. We take a look at what this latest development means for trademark owners.
ICANN has passed a resolution that ends the organisation's efforts to lead a facilitation process aimed at settling a domain name dispute between Amazon and the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organisation.
In our latest round-up, we look at the New Zealand IP office issuing a stark warning against misleading mislead invoices, $1.1 million worth of counterfeits stopped on Canada-US border, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at Dubai cracking down on social media accounts selling counterfeits, Pakistan drastically increasing its IP fees, an Indian court dismissing passing-off suits from Crocs, and much more.
In this exclusive guest post, experts from Venezuelan firm Antequera expand on recent “major setbacks” for international brand owners seeking IP protection in the Latin American country.
In our latest round-up, we look at the CEO of INTA penning a column about brand restrictions in Malaysia, a KFC restaurant in China memorialising a “Communist hero”, and much more.
New guidelines reaffirm the UK's commitment to protecting existing EU trademarks and to recognising the priority date of pending European applications. But UK attorneys remain none the wiser about their EUIPO rights of representation.