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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

A customer-centric focus: the core of’s brand protection strategy’s customer-centric approach earns the IP department the title of 2022 WTR Software and Online Services Team of the Year.

04 August 2022

How Target's trademark team supported the rise of multiple billion-dollar brands

Following the success in revitalising its private label brands, Target’s trademark department was awarded Retail Team of the Year at this year’s WTR Industry Awards.

03 August 2022

Brands celebrate Euros win; Myanmar issues trademark forms; Hello Kitty NFTs – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Iraq issuing a six-month grant to provide missing documents, INAPI naming the first companies to use the Madrid System in Chile, and much more.

02 August 2022

Quidditch rebrands to quadball; Mattel and Elon Musk reunite; Uber brand rating takes a hit – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO introducing a new trademark filing form, the GetHenry rebrand highlighting the risks of a generic name, and much more.

22 July 2022

INTA trademark filing in Ukraine; Toys ‘R’ Us brand returns; UKIPO and WIPO collaborate – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Redbubble receiving the biggest fine to date over Hells Angels infringement, INTA strengthening its EU stakeholder position, and much more.

19 July 2022

Amazon and post contrasting months as stock market volatility continues: WTR Brand Elite analysis

A rocky month in the stock markets saw the WTR Brand Elite drop eight points through June. The index is now at its lowest value since November 2020.

18 July 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: May 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite dropped a point in the month ending 31 May, as stock markets around the world returned mixed results. Companies in the energy sector, though, had a strong month.

23 June 2022

Apple set to become first trillion-dollar brand; Amazon and Cartier file joint lawsuits; WIPO enhances eHague – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at food brands being the most trusted industry sector, ICANN heading to Germany, and much more.

17 June 2022

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