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ChatGPT fraud warning; UKIPO introduces new service rules; Hershey settles TOUGH COOKIE dispute – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a political commentator planning Aunt Jemima and Redskins products, the Thai IP office revealing counterfeit seizure data, and much more.

27 January 2023

Why ChatGPT is a “game changer” for trademark professionals – an academic’s perspective

In an exclusive column, academic Cameron Shackell, founder and CEO of AI firm GeneriTrend, takes a deep-dive into the practical ways that ChatGPT could assist trademark professionals.

19 January 2023

Brand market crash: industry giants suffer major declines as Amazon ranked world’s most valuable brand

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and are among some of the biggest names to have seen their brand value decline this year, Brand Finance’s annual Global 500 report reveals.

18 January 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: December 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

Stock prices had a largely negative December, closing out a rocky year on the stock markets. Our WTR Brand Elite indices fell five points on the month, and 25 points across 2022.

16 January 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: November 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

It was an especially good month for fashion and luxury, and apparel and footwear brands – with Hermès International’s holding company the biggest winner on the stock markets.

06 January 2023

Good news for Twitter as High Court dismisses bird device appeal

The decision provides an important clarification on the concept of ‘distinctiveness’ and its application in the inquiry regarding the similarity of the marks.

16 December 2022

USPTO launches virtual assistant; WIPO seeks Madrid feedback; Rouse acquires Valea AB – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Ben & Jerry’s settling its Unilever dispute in Israel, $30 million worth of counterfeit goods being seized in New Orleans, and much more.

16 December 2022

Brand protection on Mastodon: what trademark professionals need to know

WTR explores what rights holders need to know about Mastodon, revealing concerning examples of brand impersonation on the platform’s biggest server.

12 December 2022

ZOOM v ZOOM PHONE: Zoom Video Communications Inc successfully defends opposition by Zoom Co Ltd

The Japan Patent Office found that there was a clear difference between the marks due to the presence of the term ‘phone’.

09 December 2022

What the Brazilian presidential election result means for IP

Following a tight run-off race, Lula da Silva is to become the next president of Brazil. His election could have a significant impact on the country’s IP ecosystem.

08 December 2022

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