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Good news for Aldi as General Court dismisses appeal in REGENT case

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has succeeded in its attempt to prevent the registration of BISTRO RÉGENT based on its earlier mark REGENT, both covering “wine” in Class 33.

02 June 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: April 2023

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The WTR Brand Elite rose a single point through April, taking it to its highest value level in just over a year.

29 May 2023

The fight for Nipper: takeaways from HMV’s trademark battle in Singapore

In an exclusive guest post, a recent decision from the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore is analysed, offering lessons for rights holders that could impact their IP approach in Singapore going forward.

22 May 2023

WTR award winners revealed: industry elite celebrates in Singapore

Corporate trademark excellence has been celebrated at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, with the winners of this year’s WTR Industry Awards announced at an exclusive champagne reception.

18 May 2023

How ASICS is using the INTA Annual Meeting to spread the word about fake goods

WTR drops by the exhibition stand of sports brand ASICS to find out why it is exhibiting, how it is being received by attendees, and why more brand owners should consider such an approach.

17 May 2023

Battle of the retail giants: Tesco’s use of a yellow circle on a blue background found to infringe Lidl’s brand

Lidl was successful in its claims of trademark infringement and passing off against Tesco - despite the court finding that some of the marks relied on by Lidl had been filed in bad faith.

03 May 2023

Alibaba annual report reveals drop in offline enforcement, but spike in arrests

Alibaba's 2022 IP protection report outlines efforts to protect IP rights over the past year, with a notable decrease in offline actions.

02 May 2023

Celebrating in-house leaders: 2023 edition of WTR 300 launches

WTR is pleased to unveil the seventh edition of the WTR 300, which identifies the individuals deemed to be the leading lights of the corporate trademark world.

28 April 2023

Amazon launches Anti-counterfeiting Exchange; Twitter ditches legacy verification; Zacco acquired – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at US legislators reflecting on counterfeiting challenges in IP subcommittee hearing, the UK High Court siding with Lidl in Tesco clubcard dispute, and much more.

21 April 2023

Five minutes with… NAVER

WTR goes behind the scenes with the IP protection team at Korean search portal NAVER.

19 April 2023

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