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Coca-Cola wins TTAB claim; adidas and Thom Browne clash; EUIPO breaks trademark application record – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the USPTO eliminating the handwritten signature requirement, the Finnish IP office revamping its trademark web pages, and much more.

02 July 2021

Top filers, unprecedented applications and a transformed landscape: a year in the life of the EUIPO

Featured in EUIPO Filing Elite 2021

Worrying drops in filing levels followed by record highs have made for an eventful year at the EUIPO. WTR’s Trevor Little considers how these and other events are affecting the IP ecosystem and could affect the future of the register itself.

01 July 2021

Kanye West sues Walmart over fake Yeezys; Dior’s Book Tote win; Digip raises €2 million – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Canadian indigenous IP programme grants application window opening, IMG acquiring 20too, and much more.

29 June 2021

Target the big winner as WTR Brand Elite stocks continue their upward momentum

The WTR Brand Elite project tracks how a defined set of brand-focused companies with industry-leading trademark teams perform against stock market indices.

28 June 2021

Why the view of brand valuation needs to change for environmental groups to achieve full potential

In our latest Saturday opinion column, we ask why more environmental organisations are not engaging in brand valuation.

26 June 2021

How to drive purpose and profit through strategic brand licensing – exclusive best practice insights

Ciarán Coyle of New York brand extension agency LMCA explores the trends and structures driving best practice in a contemporary brand licensing programme – as well as the demands made on brands by today’s consumers and why authenticity is key.

24 June 2021

South Korea reports record trademark applications; Selfridges for sale; Right Guard under new ownership – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at OpSec Security introducing a new integrated authentication label, the Portuguese IP office launching an anti-counterfeiting site for kids, and much more.

15 June 2021

Crocs calls out Skechers; LegalZoom gears up for initial public offering; SurveyMonkey rebrands as Momentive – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at INTA updating its anti-counterfeiting best practices, the American Apparel & Footwear Association joining a campaign against illegal trade, Amazon and HanesBrands teaming up, and much more.

11 June 2021

INTA seeks brand stories; IACC and National IPR Center partnership; new GIs in Pakistan – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at China’s 2021 International Trademark Brand Festival being announced, the top Indian brands showing record brand value growth, Bed Bath & Beyond launching more private brands, and much more.

08 June 2021

Tesla overtakes Apple in trademark furore; Madrid Protocol passed in Jamaica; GOOD YEAR well known in India – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the explosive increase in trademark applications in Chile, the appointment of a new president at the Licensing Executives Society International, and much more.

04 June 2021

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