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Twitter prevails in Singapore bird spat; counterfeit Rolex most searched; Prosecco lobbying intensifies – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at LA seaport seizures topping $1 billion for the first time, a new report highlighting how Canal Street is flooded with fakes, and much more.

29 November 2022

To infinity and beyond: California court grants motion to dismiss trademark complaint against Meta logo

The court granted Meta’s motion to dismiss, finding that it “border[ed] on implausible” that Dfinity’s purchasers would be “duped by a logo”.

29 November 2022

Energy brands thrive but adidas versus Kanye hits share price: WTR Brand Elite analysis

Stock markets rebound, with energy brands the top performers, but adidas' share price suffers from Kanye split.

24 November 2022

Brand names for sale: the major risk posed by Telegram’s username auction

Messaging platform Telegram has launched a username auction, a move that has already seen major brand names including Nike, Chanel, Facebook and Armani sell for tens of thousands of dollars.

21 November 2022

Brands in space, the future of IP, DEI council convenes: INTA Leadership highlights

Key takeaways and highlights from INTA’s biggest-ever Leadership Meeting, which featured over 1,600 registrants from 85 jurisdictions descending on Miami last week.

21 November 2022

Six counterfeit hotspots in Pakistan that brand owners must be aware of

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In this update from our series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to Pakistan.

16 November 2022

“Out of control”: brand impersonation on Twitter rife as risk of fraud and scams rises

With the growing risk of scams on Twitter, IP professionals are being urged to increase their monitoring of the social platform to find and report newly verified accounts impersonating major brands.

11 November 2022

Tesla ranked world’s fastest-growing brand; UKIPO modernisation consultation; Ralph Lauren pony redesign – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at UK IP cases being added to a WIPO database, IKEA threatening an indie game developer with a trademark infringement suit, and much more.

04 November 2022

Charging Twitter users for a ‘blue tick’ will be a brand protection disaster, expert claims

The new owner and chief executive of Twitter, Elon Musk, has spoken of plans to charge Twitter users a monthly fee to obtain (or continue to have) a ‘blue tick’ badge of verification.

02 November 2022

Apple sues USPTO; WIPO announces Madrid changes; Nestlé expands coffee portfolio – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at OECD reporting on dark commercial patterns, ArentFox Schiff opening a metaverse office, and much more.

01 November 2022

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