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No need for PURE overlap of actual or potential consumers in related goods context

In the context of related goods, the likelihood of confusion analysis does not require that actual or potential consumers of the goods be the same.

11 April 2023

WTR Industry Awards 2023: shortlisted teams and individuals unveiled

WTR is pleased to reveal the shortlist for the 2023 WTR Industry Awards, with nominees including the corporate trademark teams from Apple, Haleon, Manolo Blahnik, and Treasury Wines Estates.

08 April 2023

General Court finds no risk of confusion between pharma marks containing ‘brez’/‘breez’ element

The General Court underlined the particularly high level of attention of the relevant public when it comes to medicines that have a direct impact on their health.

03 April 2023

Supreme Court upholds Anti-monopoly Committee decision in unfair competition case involving drug manufacturers

In this dispute between rival pharmaceutical companies, the Supreme Court has upheld a decision of the Anti-monopoly Committee imposing a fine on Zdorovye for using confusingly similar packaging.

30 March 2023

Toys “R” Us sues cannabis dispensary; new TTAB pilot programme; Clarivate announces IP president – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at US Customs seizing over $700,000 in designer fakes, Next acquiring the Cath Kidston brand, and much more.

28 March 2023

BOTOX v PROTOX: Australia’s highest court issues its decision

The decision will likely increase the difficulties faced by trademark owners wishing to deter other traders from referencing their trademarks.

21 March 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2023

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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

Court of Cassation overturns longstanding precedents on cumulative protection afforded by trademark infringement and unfair competition provisions

This groundbreaking decision has come as a surprise to Turkish practitioners.

17 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

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