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Mixed results for Puma in big cat trademark dispute

The General Court found that the Board of Appeal had failed to carry out an overall assessment of whether two of the trademarks relied on by Puma had a reputation.

18 October 2022

Seven key opportunities for IP lawyers in the NFT space

New challenges created by NFTs are causing headaches for brand owners across the world, but canny IP professionals could be the salve. Acacia Law partner and crypto expert Mark Warburton explores the numerous ways that brand protection is required in this fledgling space.

13 October 2022

Fake BTS merch crackdown; Amazon launches IP Accelerator in UAE; Virgin sues Alaska Airlines – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Molson Coors seeking a new trial in its Stone Brewing dispute, Bored Ape Yacht Club entering a consumer goods licensing deal, and much more.

11 October 2022

Call grows for USTR notorious markets list to include chat and social media platforms

The deadline for written comments for the 2022 USTR notorious markets list has passed, with submissions pushing for the inclusion of social media and US platforms.

11 October 2022

Canon seizes funds in action that shows power of following the money

Canon’s win against more than 50 illicit online sellers illustrates the effectiveness of following the money in anti-counterfeiting suits and provides a checklist of behaviours to look for when building a case.

10 October 2022

1,000 filings, chasing counterfeits and fighting cybersquatters: Grab superapp gets tough on enforcement

Head of intellectual property and technology Angeline Lee discusses the company’s brand protection strategy as its trademark portfolio passes the 1,000 mark.

06 October 2022

Five minutes with… ByteDance

WTR takes a closer look at ByteDance’s global IP strategy in a new Q&A series.

05 October 2022

Shopee pledges fakes crackdown; scam websites on the rise; Carlsberg wins Delhi High Court injunction – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Lidl being ordered to melt thousands of trademark-infringing treats, Western Digital prevailing in India, and much more.

30 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Uganda that brand owners must be aware of

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In a new edition from our ongoing series on physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Uganda.

28 September 2022

Brand protection in 2027: new WTR Special Report released

WTR’s latest Special Report, available now to subscribers, explores what life could look like for brand protection professionals in 2027.

27 September 2022

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