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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

Collaboration; information sharing; effective communication – takeaways from WTR Connect: Asia Anti-Counterfeiting

Insights from the WTR Connect: Asia Anti-Counterfeiting event, with expert speakers from brands including Amazon, ASICS, Dyson and LEGO Group.

10 June 2022

General Court rules on complementarity between goods in Classes 3 and 5

While the goods covered by the mark applied for in Class 3 differed from those covered by the earlier mark in Class 5 due to the latter’s therapeutic indication, they shared the same objective and were likely to incorporate the same ingredients.

27 May 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: April 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite slumped seven points in the month ending 30 April, falling to its lowest level since February 2021.

23 May 2022

Post-INTA covid update; INFORM Consumers reaction; bipartisan counterfeit pill legislation – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Swiss blockchain developer accusing Meta of having a “sordid online privacy history” in an infinity logo dispute, the Australian Fashion Council launching a new fashion certification mark, and much more.

10 May 2022

General Court confirms that QUEST 9 is similar to QUEX

The court found that the applicant could not criticise the Board of Appeal for finding that “medical biofeedback apparatus and instruments” were aimed both at professionals and at the general public.

10 May 2022

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

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