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Trademark solicitation scammer jailed; Korean drama counterfeit plotline outrage; NielsenIQ and GfK combine – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Amazon launching a new anonymised shopper service, the top retail apps in Asia-Pacific, and much more.

08 July 2022

Federal Supreme Court cancels trademarks referring to 2022 World Cup in dispute between FIFA and Puma

The court considered whether the registration of marks referring to sporting events by non-sponsors creates a risk of misleading the public, and addressed for the first time the public domain character of such trademarks.

01 July 2022

Chanel obtains registration of iconic CHANCE perfume bottle design

The registration will provide Chanel with a stronger defence strategy in Peru and other countries of the Andean Community.

30 June 2022

General Court confirms likelihood of confusion between POLO CLUB marks

The similarities between the marks, in particular phonetically and conceptually, could not be offset by the existence of visual differences.

28 June 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: May 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite dropped a point in the month ending 31 May, as stock markets around the world returned mixed results. Companies in the energy sector, though, had a strong month.

23 June 2022

CIPO initiative criticised; TTAB manual updated; Mumbai police seizes fake designer watches – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a video game returning to sale after a trademark dispute, Musinsa checking the authenticity of imported goods, and much more.

21 June 2022

Apple set to become first trillion-dollar brand; Amazon and Cartier file joint lawsuits; WIPO enhances eHague – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at food brands being the most trusted industry sector, ICANN heading to Germany, and much more.

17 June 2022

Technology must evolve to fight IP infringement on China’s e-commerce platforms, report claims

New research into China’s e-commerce industry reveals how technology must develop to tackle online IP infringement.

16 June 2022

Brand Tracker: January-April 2022

Featured in Prosecution

Filing activity is continuing to decline among 25 of the world’s leading corporations, according to the latest WTR Brand Tracker data.

15 June 2022

“Raised the bar” – Christian Louboutin red sole rejection makes colour marks in Japan more difficult to obtain

The JPO Appeal Board has rejected a red colour trademark filed by Christian Louboutin, in a blow to its long-running bid to secure protection for its iconic red sole.

15 June 2022

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