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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

INTA announces Grand Finale venue; Elden Ring IP to expand beyond games; Stüssy versus Shein – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at 1,270 malicious trademark applications being rejected by the CNIPA, the Slovenian IP Office launching social media accounts, and much more.

25 March 2022

Committing to innovation: How IP law firms can implement technology that sticks

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

Anaqua’s Joe Bichanich, client director, global law firms, takes a long, hard look at the barriers to change – and how to overcome them.

25 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

Good news for Huawei as General Court confirms that “computer software” and related goods/services are similar to “computers”

The decision confirms the approach taken by the EUIPO in a number of recent cases, where “software” and other technological apparatus have been found to be similar to “computers”.

21 March 2022

Shenzhen court grants Rmb30 million in damages to mobile phone giant Xiaomi by applying punitive damages

In a landmark decision, the court elaborated comprehensively on the basis for calculating punitive damages and upheld Xiaomi’s claim for damages in full.

16 March 2022

Microsoft urged to suspend Russia operations; WIPO launches Madrid survey; most tattooed brands – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hyundai and Three breaking off Chelsea FC sponsorship deals, the AAFA announcing its board of directors leadership, and much more.

15 March 2022

Russian government considers suspending IP rights of foreign companies

The Russian government has announced that it is considering “lifting restrictions on the use of intellectual property contained in certain goods” that cannot be imported due to sanctions.

07 March 2022

Online marketplaces in France that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the next edition of our series on the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to France.

04 March 2022

IP law in the video gaming industry - what you need to know

A greater focus has recently been placed on intellectual property in the digital environment as it relates to the development of gaming software. Against this background, video game developers should consider how they can protect their intellectual property.

04 March 2022

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