As INTA’s annual Trademark Administrators and Practitioners meeting got underway in Berlin, WTR sat down with the conference co-chairs to explore how the legal community can better support, and benefit from, their paralegal colleagues.
Everything we covered on WTR over the last seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.
In our latest edition, we look at Māori uproar over a New Zealand trademark application, WIPO in Hungary, MARQUES addressing long goods and services lists at the EUIPO, and much more.
In our latest edition, we look at New Zealand joining TMclass, the Singapore IPO bolstering innovation ties with Kazakhstan, a GI deal between Switzerland and Georgia coming into force, and much more.
In a special two-part edition of our series on physical marketplaces around the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Brazil.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, which was signed on 30 June 2019, has been described by the European Union as “the most ambitious free trade deal ever concluded with a developing country”. The agreement is expected to bring many changes to Vietnam’s IP regulations.
The USPTO has released a heavily revised examination guide that clarifies the registry’s new US attorney rule. The revision follows backlash due to examination instructions that required some applicants to submit proof of legal residence in the United States.
Reaction to the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling in favour of plaintiffs suing online infringers in the member state they acquired the product.
A new Singapore High Court decision involving the use of the term ‘tartan’ on whisky bottles has clarified the limits of the country’s 1999 Singapore Geographical Indications Act. Talking exclusively to WTR, the Scotch Whisky Association describes the decision as “very welcome”.