It has been another busy year for the USPTO, with major changes including enhanced stakeholder outreach and further action to tackle fraudulent solicitations.
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.
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.
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.
We bring together two organisations with different perspectives on geographical indications to discuss the best route forward for this unique form of protection.
The recent Velcro video was highly successful in generating discussion about the use of the company’s trademark, providing crucial insight into brand communication strategies.
Following the announcement of a new major trade agreement between Canada, Mexico and the United States, we reached out to IP experts to explore their views on the IP aspects of the new deal.
Practitioners need to be aware of the differences between obtaining protection for smell, taste and texture marks in the European Union and the United States.
With non-traditional trademark registrations on the rise, a nuanced understanding of the differences between obtaining protection in the European Union and the United States is crucial.
Following a rise in non-traditional trademark registrations, practitioners should be aware of the differences between obtaining protection in the European Union and the United States.
The long-running face-off between Apple and Samsung over the design elements of their phone products offers a number of key takeaways for rights holders.
Decisions handed down in 2017 scored victories for the First Amendment over trademark rights in two monumental decisions, one by the Supreme Court and the other out of the Ninth Circuit, which may end up in the Supreme Court as early as 2019.
Trademark enforcement in the United States can be expensive and time consuming. As a result, trademark owners often enforce their trademark rights through informal means, such as cease and desist letters and negotiated settlements.
In our latest round-up, we look at more trademark applications related to the #MeToo movement, the Swedish IP Office warning against fake election posters, a US court having its say on trademark bullying, and much more.