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Takeaways from the first NFT infringement case in China

China's Hangzhou Internet Court handed down a first-of-its-kind judgment in a dispute over the alleged infringement of a non-fungible token published on a trading platform.

28 April 2022

Meta targeted in anti-counterfeiting suit; ARIPO calls for Seychelles IP plan; Disney launches homeware brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at 21,000 counterfeiting cases being solved in China in 2021, most UK consumers opposing plain packaging on unhealthy food, and much more.

26 April 2022

Honda launches 3D printing clampdown; Match Group wins court battle; China to regulate fonts – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at ICANN contributing $1 million to the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, Bryan F Moore being named ITC administrative law judge, and much more.

22 April 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: March 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

While our indices of brand-focused companies lost ground to other stock market indices, there were a number of industries that performed well.

21 April 2022

Russia forming brand boycott list; CITMA elects president; IPOS warns of impersonation scam – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a rise in the number of people reporting fake goods in the Philippines, Estonia joining the EUIPO’s blockchain initiative, and much more.

15 April 2022

Supreme Administrative Court considers effect of shifting class categories on scope of protection

The court ruled that trademark owners shall not be at fault in non-use revocation actions when the TIPO has changed its interpretation of the goods/services classification.

12 April 2022

Online marketplaces in Egypt that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the next instalment of our regular series identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Egypt.

11 April 2022

AAFA welcomes Vidal appointment; WIPO highlights green tech trends; Walmart issued temporary injunction – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at WIPO announcing that it will no longer issue paper copies of priority documents, a Malaysian frozen yoghurt brand accused of IP infringement, and much more.

08 April 2022

WTR Industry Awards: the 2022 shortlisted teams and individuals unveiled

WTR is pleased to reveal the shortlist for the 2022 WTR Industry Awards, with corporate teams featured including those from Coty, Google, Meta, New Balance, Spotify, The LEGO Group and Unilever.

01 April 2022

Online marketplaces in Turkey that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the next instalment identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Turkey.

29 March 2022

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