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How start-ups should protect themselves and wield IP to drive growth: tips from a robotics unicorn

Exotec's Olivier Billard gives insight into how embedding intellectual property into the core of the company’s business model led to the creation of France’s first industrial unicorn.

27 November 2023

Porsche outlines metaverse vision; Target sued; Coventry City FC tackles counterfeits – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a judge taking a cider taste test as part of infringement proceedings, Temu enlisting customers in fight against impersonators, and much more.

24 November 2023

Hitachi unsuccessful in HITASI opposition

The JPO found that it was unlikely that the relevant consumers would believe that goods bearing the mark HITASI originated from Hitachi Ltd, even though HITACHI is a famous trademark.

22 November 2023

Microsoft leads tech brands bounceback, but other sectors suffer: WTR Brand Elite analysis

The WTR Brand Elite fell two points in October, hitting its lowest value this year. Yet technology companies – led by Microsoft – bucked the negative trend.

17 November 2023

Gucci launches metaverse exhibition; Walmart and Vans settle suit; INTA announces Unreal Week – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hong Kong Customs making its biggest counterfeits haul in two years, and much more.

14 November 2023

Brand enforcement in the ‘.ai’ domain space needs to be a priority

New research finds major brands exposed in the ‘.ai’ TLD space, meaning that it needs to be at the top of the domain monitoring list – before it’s too late.

11 November 2023

X username sale plan; OpenAI launches Copyright Shield; Temu sues scam websites – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the US Federal Reserve sending a cease and desist letter, Wish launching a counterfeit data report, and much more.

07 November 2023

AIWA case highlights effectiveness of Andean oppositions

The case demonstrates the importance of obtaining protection not only for word marks, but also for word-and-device marks.

07 November 2023

Online brand protection in 2023: why trademark professionals should participate in our short survey

WTR has launched the 2023 edition of our groundbreaking survey aimed at shedding light on the current state of online IP protection.

03 November 2023

USPTO to aid with Biden AI order; Madrid changes come into effect; India GI proposal – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at the USPTO seeking comments on IP and traditional knowledge, rights holders being asked to rate brand services in Brazil, and much more.

01 November 2023

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