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Trademark confusion: a latent risk even for specialised consumers

SENADI has found that there was a risk of confusion between the mark BIOVET and the earlier mark BIOVET (and design) for goods in Class 5, even among consumers who are specialised in these types of products.

05 May 2022

National Trademark Office changes approach to examination of competitive connection between Class 5 goods

The decision is significant as it considers the realities of the market for vaccines on the one hand, and for pharmaceutical products on the other.

04 May 2022

WTR Industry Awards winners revealed as brand leaders convene in Washington DC

In-house excellence has been celebrated at Washington DC’s Planet Word Museum, with the winners of this year’s WTR Industry Awards announced at an exclusive champagne reception.

03 May 2022

NUTRIFEM AGNUBALANCE collides with NUTRIBEN - but not for all goods

The case highlights that, where the purchase of certain goods is driven by an effort to improve health, it can be assumed that the consumer’s level of attention will be higher than average.

29 April 2022

Enter the DRUGS Act: how proposed legislation will aid in the fight against counterfeit medicines

In this co-published analysis, Sunstein’s Bryan Harrison explores the challenges posed by illicit online pharmacies, and the legislation that could help pharmaceutical companies fight back.

25 April 2022

Energy sector brands on the up as stock markets stabilise: WTR Brand Elite analysis

While our indices of brand-focused companies lost ground to other stock market indices, there were a number of industries that performed well.

21 April 2022

Fake drugs and medical supplies top priority for US authorities, annual enforcement data reveals

The Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator has issued its Annual IP Report to Congress, providing a vital snapshot of the US enforcement landscape.

13 April 2022

DELTATIC v DELTA: trademarks can evolve and conserve their distinctive character

The decision considers the criteria to take into account in assessing whether there has been any alteration in the distinctive character of a mark due to its use as a figurative sign, or pursuant to the addition of word elements.

06 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

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

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