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How AI could impact trademarks and designs: UK government weighs in

Following a three-month consultation on IP and AI, the UK government has revealed some of the ways that AI is expected to play a role in trademark and design operations in the future.

23 March 2021

Apple counterfeits takedown blitz; Chile moves closer to Madrid Protocol; fake 3M mask warning – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a new anti-counterfeiting label being developed, Everlast inking a deal with SportLife Brands, the Mongolian IP Office joining a gender campaign, and much more.

23 March 2021

BBC’s pragmatic domain approach; brand purpose; counterfeiters using live-streams  – takeaways from WTR Connect

Takeaways from the final three days of WTR Connect, including insights from brand professionals at Vodafone, Unilever, Coty, Dyson, Reckitt Benckiser and the International Anticounterfeiting Coalition.

22 March 2021

Tiger King trademark fight; USPTO AI use; Sakpatenti to launch mediation – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at ICANN being requested to hit the pause button on WHOIS reforms, adidas and Peloton collaborating, and much more.

19 March 2021

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2021

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite project tracks how a defined set of brand-focused companies with industry-leading trademark teams perform against stock market indices.

18 March 2021

EUIPO approves blockchain platform; NFT trademark mystery; SHOP SAFE Act hearing set – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at how the pandemic is changing consumer habits, Treasury Wine inking a licensing deal for its US brands, Iran joining the Madrid e-filing community, and much more.

16 March 2021

Lyft praised for user ban; ICANN71 goes virtual; Vasectomy Mayhem dispute – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a new Harry and Meghan trademark hitting headlines, St Louis law enforcement seizing counterfeits, Lacoste teaming up with Bruno Mars, and much more.

12 March 2021

New KIPO examination standards to assess similarity of software-related goods and services

The Korea Intellectual Property Office’s amended guidelines intend to reflect more adequately the increasing complexity and diversity of software-related products, and thus allow applicants to secure registrations more easily.

12 March 2021

Cloudy outcome despite identical trademark

This UDRP decision shows that respondents may be able to provide sufficient evidence that they have rights and legitimate interests in a domain name matching a complainant’s trademark, despite having no trademark rights themselves.

02 March 2021

Novartis and Huawei top Madrid System applications list as WIPO director general signals future focuses

WIPO has released new data, revealing that the number of international trademark applications made through the Madrid System decreased slightly in 2020.

02 March 2021

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