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Peruvian Trademark Office recognises several trademarks as well known

This update highlights recent cases in which the Trademark Office recognised the notoriety of various trademarks, and the impact that such recognition has had.

23 March 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2023

Featured in Stock market performance

Stock markets returned to volatility in February. In contrast to January, when major indices rose in value, key markets fell last month.

20 March 2023

Tartlets and trademarks: Zurich Commercial Court considers trademark infringement dispute involving well-known confectionery

At issue in this case was whether the defendant, which runs a confectionery business on the premises of the former Conditorei Schober, was entitled to use the SCHOBER marks.

14 March 2023

Recalls rise as EU and UK legislation add pressure on brands to manage entire supply chain

European product recalls rise across industries, with companies warned of further regulation that could affect labelling, packaging and rebranding.

13 March 2023

New regulation on labelling of foods with a high sugar, saturated fat and trans fat content

A recent resolution issued by the Ministry of Popular Power for Health regulates the labelling of manufactured foods whose content is high in sugar, saturated fats and trans fats.

09 March 2023

Subway emerges victorious in battle against copycat

Following an unsuccessful attempt against Suberb, a former franchisee turned copycat competitor, Subway’s victory on appeal highlights the extent of the fast-food giant’s reputation, goodwill and the strength of its comprehensive IP portfolio.

09 March 2023

Who are the IP industry’s icons? Help us to choose this year’s IP Hall of Fame inductees

WTR's our sister platform IAM has this week launched its annual search to identify outstanding individuals to induct into the IP Hall of Fame.

03 March 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: January 2023

Featured in Stock market performance

The January effect was in full force last month, with major stock markets posting positive performance across the board.

24 February 2023

General Court dismisses HALLOUMI appeals

The court confirmed that there was no likelihood of confusion between two figurative signs containing the word ‘halloumi’ and the earlier EU collective word mark HALLOUMI.

23 February 2023

Lessons from the HACKER SPACE case: be sure to tick the right box in your notice of opposition

The decision makes it clear that the grounds on which an opposition is based must be cited before the expiry of the opposition period.

21 February 2023

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