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Economies are battered but many major offices set for record trademark numbers

As the data continues to be updated, we are able to get a better understanding of the extent of the coronavirus’ impact on the trademark ecosystem.

28 August 2020

Coronil trademark twist; IPOS unveils new partnerships; Banjul marks in Mozambique  – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Glossier securing protection for its pink pouch, Pakistan promoting the use of GIs, China issuing opinions for destroying infringing and counterfeit goods, and much more.

28 August 2020

WTR Brand Elite analysis: July 2020

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand elite project aims to track how companies that invest in their brands and are supported by market-leading trademark teams perform against stock market indices.

20 August 2020

”I decided to take up the challenge” – IP director at MF Brands on communicating intellectual property to the C-suite

A new book, titled The Great Catapult: How Integrated IP Management Will Shoot Your Brand to Success, aims to take the IP message to the C-suite, so WTR sat down with author Zeeger Vink to get the inside track on the publication.

12 August 2020

Counterfeit hotspots in Bangladesh that brand owners should be aware of

Featured in Physical marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to the Bay of Bengal and the nation of Bangladesh.

06 August 2020

The full version of the 2020 WTR 300 is now available

WTR is pleased to announce the publication of the enhanced version of the 2020 WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals list, providing insight into the achievements and career paths of these industry leaders.

06 August 2020

Reputation and the power of the influencer: SUGAR BEAR HAIR v BEAUTY BEAR

This case suggests that the reputation of celebrities and influencers can effectively be transferred to the brands and trademarks that they endorse.

03 August 2020

Revealed: Jonathan Morton, Nyall Engfield and Benjamin Becker are top China representatives at USPTO

A year on from the USPTO's domicile rule change, new data shows the leading China-based representatives on trademark applications at the agency.

31 July 2020

Rush for CORONA marks at the Indian Trademark Registry

The business opportunities created by the coronavirus pandemic have led many pharmaceutical companies worldwide to file for trademarks containing the word ‘corona’. In India, there are 25 pending applications for such marks in Class 5, all of which were filed between March and June 2020.

31 July 2020

“The time is right” – call for US government to form dedicated anti-counterfeiting agency

NAM has issued a report on the scale of the counterfeits industry and proposed radical changes to the ways in which the private and public sectors combat the trade in fake goods.

29 July 2020

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