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A decade of excellence: top tips from award-winning in-house teams

Featured in WTR Special Report Q3 2023: Safeguarding style: an examination of brand protection in the fashion and luxury industry

04 October 2023

How Porsche is forging its own path, with sustainability key to its strategy

A year after it was placed on the stock exchange, Porsche promises to stay “one step ahead” of the luxury motor market by strengthening its position in software and battery technology, and focusing on sustainability.

03 October 2023

Legal Updates you may have missed: how to prove genuine use of an EU trademark

We continue our latest series of pieces highlighting Legal Updates that you may have missed by looking at recent guidance by the EU General Court on what constitutes genuine use of an EU trademark.

03 October 2023

Legal Updates you may have missed: wins and fails for non-traditional trademarks

To kick off our latest series of pieces highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed, we look at what it takes to register sound and position marks - and when applications for such marks did not make the grade.

02 October 2023

The clock is ticking: nominate now for the 2024 Industry Awards and WTR 300 before it's too late

There's only a few weeks left to nominate candidates for the prestigious WTR Industry Awards 2024 and the forthcoming edition of WTR 300.

28 September 2023

Major crackdown on informal vendors of adidas football jerseys

The authorities have recently carried out several actions against street vendors of fake adidas jerseys, with one taking place outside the National Stadium only a few hours before the beginning of a FIFA World Cup qualifier match.

28 September 2023

General Court: no risk of confusion where signs coincide in weakly distinctive element

Where the signs coincide in a weakly distinctive element with regard to the goods at issue, the global assessment of the likelihood of confusion does not often lead to a finding that such likelihood exists.

27 September 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: August 2023

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite dipped two points in August, mirroring minor falls across major stock markets. However, Dell Technologies bucked the general trend.

25 September 2023

Fast-fashion houses suffer decline in brand value, while luxury and sporting brands see growth

Brand Finance’s latest report provides some insight into how big-name apparel brands are faring in the face of global inflation, economic uncertainty and environmentally conscious consumers.

21 September 2023

Louis Vuitton unsuccessful in RUI VUIT dispute

The French fashion house failed in its attempt to prevent the registration of RUI VUIT for clothing and sports shoes, with the JPO Opposition Board finding that it was not similar to the mark LOUIS VUITTON.

20 September 2023

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