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PepsiCo sells Tropicana brand; Oatly loses infringement suit; Banjul Protocol effective in The Gambia – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at OpSec Security launching an analytics tool to neutralise bad actor networks, a Scottish knitwear company winning an EUIPO appeal, and much more.

06 August 2021

Sky v Skykick: Sky secures gold in final as Court of Appeal finds broad trademark specifications are not grounds for invalidity

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has given judgment in the long-running trademark dispute between Sky and SkyKick, in one of the most important and awaited trademark decisions of the last few years.

06 August 2021

Online marketplaces in Brazil that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the first of a new regular series on WTR, we speak with leading law firms to identify the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts. We begin today in Brazil.

05 August 2021

Building a single Clarivate: new IP group president expands on brand mission and future plans

We caught up with Gordon Samson, former head of Clarivate Asia-Pacific and now president of the IP group, to hear more about his ambitions for the team and how further growth is shaping company strategy.

27 July 2021

Facebook and Microsoft take IP diversity pledge; USPTO publishes new TMEP; Sony sells Crackle trademark – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at counterfeit face masks being seized in Malaysia, Lorna Jane responding to a fine for covid-19-related advertising claims, and much more.

27 July 2021

Image recognition and KYC initiative top priorities for Mercado Libre, head of brand protection reveals

Earlier this month, Mercado Libre revealed that reports of IP infringement fell across its platforms in the second half of 2020. We spoke to head of brand protection Juan Cichero to find out what more the company is doing to differentiate its services and combat evolving counterfeit activity.

26 July 2021

Three ways to combat common brand impersonation attacks

Co-published: Red Points’ Daniel Shapiro shares tips on how brand owners can detect and mitigate the risk posed by the three most prolific brand impersonation methods.

26 July 2021

Trademark Office backs Xiaomi in opposition against copycat MI logo

This case was recently selected as one of the Chinese Trademark Office’s “Exemplary Trademark Opposition and Adjudication Cases of 2020”.

26 July 2021

Significant raid carried out against importer of fake mobile phone accessories

More than 15,000 fake mobile phone accessories - bearing brands such as Apple, Huawei, Samsung and Xiaomi - have been seized following a huge raid in a commercial establishment and warehouse located in Downtown Lima.

26 July 2021

Monopoly, Red Bull and Swatch feature in European Legal Updates you may have missed

WTR’s Legal Updates are written by a select panel of over 160 leading experts who analyse the latest trademark-related developments and decisions in more than 60 jurisdictions.

19 July 2021

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