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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

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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

UKIPO pledges Ukraine support; Instagram fraud drops 20%; Fox Sports sued over USFL – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the Ukrainian IP office maintaining ‘normal operation’ mode, Unified Brands and Roku teaming up to combat online counterfeiters, and much more.

04 March 2022

Inside the Brand Finance Global 500:  the 2021 winners and losers, and the outlook for 2022

As brands emerge into the post-pandemic world, Brand Finance’s David Haigh provides a high-level view on a historic year and an informed perspective with which to confront an unpredictable future global landscape

03 March 2022

“Every little bit of help from brands is useful” – Ukrainian MP urges companies to take action

In an exclusive interview with WTR, Ukrainian MP Sviatoslav Yurash has called on international organisations to speak up about the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces.

02 March 2022

Does your brand need NFTs? Lessons from Lamborghini

NFTs are not about a money grab, they can benefit customers and brand reputation too, says an expert at Lamborghini’s NFT solutions provider.

01 March 2022

District Court finds that company linked to Michael Gleissner acted in bad faith

In a victory for US company Corning, the manufacturer of the Gorilla Glass (which is used by many smartphone makers), a Riga court has held that Fashion One Television had acted in bad faith in applying to register the mark GORILLA.

01 March 2022

Sony successfully enforces trademark rights in case involving imported video game consoles and accessories

Multinational corporation Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc successfully demonstrated that the import of PlayStation 2, 3 and 4 video game consoles and accessories infringed its trademark rights.

28 February 2022

Online marketplaces in Canada that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

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

25 February 2022

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