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NFTs and IP: tracking the latest global case law

Meera Chature Sankhari and Sheetal Sharma at Jupiter Law Partners examine landmark judgments from around the world to reveal the precedents shaping the legal framework surrounding NFTs and intellectual property.

10 August 2023

Federal Circuit ruling emphasises influence of DuPont factors when evaluating similar marks

In reversing and remanding a TTAB decision, an appeal court has reaffirmed that carefully and accurately applying DuPont factors is critical in disputes involving similar registered and unregistered trademarks.

03 August 2023

The X files: register data reveals extent of Musk’s competition for new Twitter brand

Analysis of global register data reveals thousands of pre-existing X marks, including some owned by major tech rivals.

01 August 2023

Brand protection in focus: Canon trademark department on recent IP successes

After a successful recent collaboration with Amazon, a representative from Canon talks to WTR about brand protection highlights from the past 12 months.

28 July 2023

From Twitter to X: Elon Musk faces major trademark challenges following sudden rebrand

Twitter has officially rebranded as X, with Elon Musk making the unprecedented decision to abandon a multi-billion-dollar brand –  so where does the company go from here?

25 July 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: June 2023

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The WTR Brand Elite rose seven points through June, hitting its highest value since 1 February 2022.

18 July 2023

Ninth Circuit rulings separate subjective opinions from verifiably false statements under Lanham Act

Following a complex series of decisions in a cybersecurity dispute, a federal court of appeals has unpicked the differences between subjectivity and objectivity in advertising.

13 July 2023

PTO decision sheds light on protection of well-known trademarks

In a victory for HP Hewlett Packard Group LLC, the Re-examination and Evaluation Board rejected a trademark application containing the same word element, in the same colour, as the well-known HP marks.

12 July 2023

Is there a data drought? AI projects might be about to get more expensive

In his latest column, academic Cameron Shackell looks at how recent developments around data limitations at Twitter and Reddit could impact AI, including in the trademark and brand protection sphere.

10 July 2023

The future is now: AI innovations at the EUIPO reshaping intellectual property

The EUIPO explores the AI tools currently in use at the office, upcoming projects and the potential impact of generative AI technologies on the future of intellectual property.

04 July 2023

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