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L’Oréal boasts largest European and US active trademark portfolios, as key prosecution trends emerge

For our new report – published today – we teamed up with CompuMark to calculate which companies own the largest trademark portfolios in China, Europe and the United States.

07 July 2021

The China Trademark 50

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q2: Inside in-house operations - how to build world-class trademark functions and portfolios

Tencent owns the largest number of active Chinese trademarks with a portfolio of 37,205 applications. This is nearly 15,000 more than second-place Beijing Jingdong Triple Bai Lu Pick Up of E-commerce Limited.

07 July 2021

The US Trademark 50

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q2: Inside in-house operations - how to build world-class trademark functions and portfolios

The owners of the 50 largest US trademark portfolios collectively held 58,811 active assets in 2020. Together these entities filed 5,557 applications over the course of the year, down 4% from the previous year.

07 July 2021

Diversity and inclusion: moving the needle together

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q2: Inside in-house operations - how to build world-class trademark functions and portfolios

Facebook's Mike Yaghmai and Dennis Wilson of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, explain why and how the two organisations have partnered up to facilitate faster change towards diversity and inclusion in the legal sector.

07 July 2021

The Europe Trademark 50

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q2: Inside in-house operations - how to build world-class trademark functions and portfolios

The top 50 owners of the largest active European trademark portfolios together filed 15% fewer marks last year than they did the year before, dropping from 11,427 applications down to 9,902.

07 July 2021

Tokyo police step up Olympic counterfeit enforcement; Chinese fraud on the USPTO register; Ralph & Russo sold – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Verizon selling the Yahoo! brand in Japan, the IP Office of the Philippines calling on better policies to tackle counterfeiting, a counterfeit haul destroyed in Jamaica, and much more.

06 July 2021

Coca-Cola wins TTAB claim; adidas and Thom Browne clash; EUIPO breaks trademark application record – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the USPTO eliminating the handwritten signature requirement, the Finnish IP office revamping its trademark web pages, and much more.

02 July 2021

Top filers, unprecedented applications and a transformed landscape: a year in the life of the EUIPO

Featured in EUIPO Filing Elite 2021

Worrying drops in filing levels followed by record highs have made for an eventful year at the EUIPO. WTR’s Trevor Little considers how these and other events are affecting the IP ecosystem and could affect the future of the register itself.

01 July 2021

Tencent wins final-instance trial in HONOR OF KINGS dispute

In a victory for Chinese giant Tencent, the Beijing Higher People’s Court has confirmed that the mark HONOR OF KINGS, registered by Guizhou Wenqu Chengyu Liquor Co Ltd for alcoholic beverages, infringed Tencent's registered trademark for its mobile phone game Honor of Kings.

30 June 2021

Kanye West sues Walmart over fake Yeezys; Dior’s Book Tote win; Digip raises €2 million – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Canadian indigenous IP programme grants application window opening, IMG acquiring 20too, and much more.

29 June 2021

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