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TikTok Shop: a new front in the war on counterfeit goods?

TikTok Shop – the retail arm of popular social network TikTok – has been accused of being “rife” with counterfeit goods, particularly in terms of fashion and cosmetic items.

06 July 2023

Roundtable: setting up an IP team in Asia

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

Notable litigation cases in India, Japan and South Korea

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

“Just terrible”: team restructuring news raises concern over IP protection efforts on Lazada

Lazada’s reported decision to restructure its brand protection team paints a worrying picture for the future of IP rights on the e-commerce platform, local professionals say.

28 June 2023

Amazon and Therabody partner up; Bed Bath & Beyond IP assets sold; Pokémon street names spur debate – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO seeking marketplace collaboration, a Swiss farmers group worrying about rebranding over an Apple trademark application, and much more.

23 June 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: May 2023

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite dropped one point through May, as major stock indices returned mixed results. Tech brands performed strongly, with a suite of new AI-powered Alexa devices giving Amazon a notable boost.

22 June 2023

“A significant breakthrough”: landmark decision on retailer liability opens new avenues for brand owners in Israel

A landmark ruling in Israel could help rights holders seek greater compensation and sets a precedent for retailer liability in trademark infringement disputes.

15 June 2023

Five minutes with… eBay

WTR sits down with eBay’s deputy head of global brand relations to find out more about the platform’s new and evolving protection programmes.

14 June 2023

Lazada reports increased enforcement, but why the IP team reshuffle?

The e-commerce platform’s new report highlights the significant strides it has made in IP protection. But the future leadership of its IP team is unclear.

05 June 2023

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

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