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AAFA welcomes Vidal appointment; WIPO highlights green tech trends; Walmart issued temporary injunction – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at WIPO announcing that it will no longer issue paper copies of priority documents, a Malaysian frozen yoghurt brand accused of IP infringement, and much more.

08 April 2022

Federal Court dismisses appeal regarding MALISHUS use

In this dispute over the use of the mark MALISHUS for clothing, the Federal Court confirmed that the fourth respondent had not used the mark in Australia.

05 April 2022

Treasury Wine on fake Penfolds bust; Japan seizures skyrocket; Com Laude and iaidō team up – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at China aiming to boost its number of IP professionals by 45% in three years, the second African GI being registered in the EU, and much more.

01 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

APE TEES: oppositions, non-registered rights and Brexit

The case demonstrates that prior UK rights may still be relevant in opposition proceedings for some time after Brexit.

30 March 2022

Worrying levels of risky chemicals in counterfeit clothing, report reveals, as Senate progresses bill

The finding heightens the need to finalise legislation, supporters say.

30 March 2022

Online marketplaces in Turkey that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the next instalment identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Turkey.

29 March 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

Egg on their face: EOS' 3D shape trademark application rejected

The case highlights the challenges that businesses may face when trying to register less conventional trademarks, such as 3D shape marks.

22 March 2022

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