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Alibaba report shows uptick in enforcement effort as brand engagement sets new record

A record number of rights holders have signed up to the Alibaba IPP Platform and Anti-counterfeiting Alliance, according to the group's annual IP protection report.

31 March 2022

Have your say on the state of the trademark industry

Trademark practitioners are invited to share their experience of the past 12 months and brand protection predictions for the future.

29 March 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite tumbled nine points in the month ending 28 February, hitting its lowest level in a year.

22 March 2022

Celebrity endorsements: practical insights and key takeaways

Endorsements by well-known personalities are being embraced as a canny route to brand growth; HOUSE Attorney’s Melina Haralabopoulos and Frédéric Serra dig into why careful contracting is key to protecting both sides in such relationships.

17 March 2022

New research uncovers importance of brand values, at a time when few companies can escape scrutiny

The data adds to the body of research evidencing how brands are uniquely placed to drive change and why they can no longer be passive actors.

12 March 2022

USPTO issues Ukraine statement; CVS heads to the metaverse; UK and Swiss IPO cooperation – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Netflix acquiring a second games developer, Ford using the Model E name after a Tesla trademark fight, and much more.

08 March 2022

Brand Tracker: September-December 2021

Featured in Prosecution

WTR provides key data insights into the trademark activity of the world’s biggest companies between September and December 2021.

23 February 2022

Tokopedia decries notorious market label; possible Porsche IPO; Crocs acquires HEYDUDE – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at BBC Studios joining the International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy, INTA hosting the entreprenuHERship legal clinic, and much more.

22 February 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: January 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite indices fell four points in the month ending 31 January, mirroring the performance of a number of major stock markets. Among the overall computing and software group, Microsoft dropped 27 points (albeit from a three-year high at the end of December) and Salesforce was down 20 points.

21 February 2022

Apple prevails in emoji dispute; Chile “historic” trademark increase; Hologram register makeover – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the US Copyright Office refusing an AI-generated 2D artwork registration, ICANN conducting its first key ceremony of the year, and much more.

18 February 2022

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