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What brands need to know about the soon-to-be-launched ‘.kids’ TLD

The new ‘.kids’ TLD is due to launch this week. Ahead of its sunrise period, WTR explores the opportunities and potential risks for brands interested in using the domain.

08 August 2022

What KIPO’s new examination guidelines mean for virtual goods

Examination revisions in South Korea could have a significant impact on how brand owners approach trademark applications, especially in relation to digital products.

08 August 2022

A customer-centric focus: the core of Amazon.com’s brand protection strategy

Amazon.com’s customer-centric approach earns the IP department the title of 2022 WTR Software and Online Services Team of the Year.

04 August 2022

Hells Angels succeeds in trademark infringement claim against Redbubble for a second time

The court rejected Redbubble's argument that the fact that it took steps to prevent infringement of third-party rights should mean that injunctive relief should not be granted.

04 August 2022

Aligning with the business: an inside look at Meta’s rebrand strategy

Meta's associate general counsel Scott Minden reveals the ingredients for a successful rebrand following the trademark department being named WTR's Technology and Consumer Electronics Team of the Year.

04 August 2022

Industry, law enforcement mount effort to block late loophole in EU cybersecurity directive

Multiple stakeholders are seeking to block late-added language in the EU’s new cybersecurity directive, arguing it will fragment and impair their efforts to fight cybercrime.

02 August 2022

Maradona enters the metaverse: a lesson for brands seeking a fresh start

After a rocky start to the year, the Maradona brand is seeking new opportunities in the NFT space – with advice for brands considering the same.

01 August 2022

“My money don’t jiggle, jiggle’’ for failed TIK TOK appeal

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by IT consultancy Tik Tok International Limited against a decision cancelling its registration for TIK TOK in Class 42 in light of the earlier trademark registration owned by well-known online platform TikTok.

29 July 2022

How zero-tolerance on infringement provides ROI: the Verizon approach to brand management

WTR sits down with this year's Internet and Telecommunications Team of the Year, Verizon, to learn how a zero-tolerance approach to infringement provides return on investment.

26 July 2022

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