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Energy sector brands on the up as stock markets stabilise: WTR Brand Elite analysis

While our indices of brand-focused companies lost ground to other stock market indices, there were a number of industries that performed well.

21 April 2022

WTR Industry Awards: the 2022 shortlisted teams and individuals unveiled

WTR is pleased to reveal the shortlist for the 2022 WTR Industry Awards, with corporate teams featured including those from Coty, Google, Meta, New Balance, Spotify, The LEGO Group and Unilever.

01 April 2022

Have your say on the state of the trademark industry

Trademark practitioners are invited to share their experience of the past 12 months and brand protection predictions for the future.

29 March 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite tumbled nine points in the month ending 28 February, hitting its lowest level in a year.

22 March 2022

General Court confirms lack of likelihood of confusion between EUROBIC and BANCO BIG

In general, consumers of banking services and related goods select their banking institution carefully. Consumers will thus be much more aware of the differences between the signs at issue.

16 March 2022

General Court confirms likelihood of confusion between TEAM BEVERAGE and TEAM

The decision shows that there is room for broad interpretations in trademark cases, which may lead to surprising results.

22 February 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: January 2022

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The WTR Brand Elite indices fell four points in the month ending 31 January, mirroring the performance of a number of major stock markets. Among the overall computing and software group, Microsoft dropped 27 points (albeit from a three-year high at the end of December) and Salesforce was down 20 points.

21 February 2022

Chanel and FIFA feature in Legal Updates from Africa and the Middle East that you may have missed

We continue our series of instalments with takeaways from decisions in Israel, Nigeria, South Africa and Turkey and recent developments in the United Arab Emirates.

27 January 2022

CFA v CEFA or the importance of the relevant public’s level of attention

This decision provides valuable insights into the approach which should be taken to the assessment of the relevant public’s level of attention in relation to specialist goods and services.

26 January 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: December 2021

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The WTR Brand Elite indices rose five points in the month ending 31 December, hitting its highest level since we started tracking the indices four years ago.

20 January 2022

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