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Ukraine IPO releases annual report; Crocs settles Walmart suit; Google sued over Vizier brand name – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Egypt launching a national IP strategy, the IP Office of New Zealand updating its trademark practice guidelines, and much more.

23 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Egypt that brand owners must be aware of

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In this update from our series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to Egypt.

22 September 2022

Caterpillar's CAT marks continue to prevail over Puma's PROCAT

The primary judge correctly found that Puma's PROCAT mark is deceptively similar to Caterpillar's CAT marks, and that use of the PROCAT mark would cause deception or confusion because of Caterpillar's reputation in its CAT marks.

22 September 2022

Significant raids carried out against several shopping galleries in Lima City

The presence of the criminal authorities in key locations across Lima City was crucial to the success of these operations.

22 September 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: August 2022

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Stock market volatility continued in August, despite being a positive month for media companies.

21 September 2022

Hong Kong and Cambodia sign MoU; USPTO director to co-chair NACIE; WIPO plans UDRP workshop – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Maradona Global Limited revealing brand plans, the Brazil and German IPOs warning of fraud, and much more.

20 September 2022

Online marketplaces in Kenya that brand owners must be aware of

In the latest instalment in our regular series identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Kenya.

20 September 2022

V versus V: assessment of similarity between one-letter trademarks

This recent decision of the IP Court is significant in that it provides guiding principles concerning the assessment of the similarity between trademarks consisting of only one letter.

16 September 2022

Crocs Inc prevails in long-running fight to protect its Classic Clog

Following a five-year dispute that went all the way to the Court of Appeals, Crocs Inc has obtained the annulment of a trademark registration that reproduced its highly popular Classic Clog.

15 September 2022

E-commerce platform’s suggested-seller function leads to finding of passing off

An online seller has scored an important point against a major Indian e-commerce site before the Delhi High Court. The site has a function that suggests users visit other sellers’ pages, which, in this case, promoted the products of unrelated third-party sellers that were taking advantage of the plaintiff’s brand.

15 September 2022

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