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Good news for Huawei as PTO and IP Police coordinate successful raid against Lima shopping centre

The authorities seized a large number of counterfeit items bearing the HUAWEI trademarks that were being sold as genuine goods.

05 July 2022

NFTs, UDRPs, Amazon brand protection update: insights from WTR Connect 2022

Takeaways from last week’s WTR Connect virtual event, including exclusive insights from brand professionals at Amazon, Verizon and the EUIPO.

04 July 2022

Uniden’s mobile radio product found to infringe GME’s registered design

The case demonstrates that registered designs can provide a reasonably streamlined and cost-effective way of protecting the visual features of a product.

04 July 2022

Why innovative pre-apply services lead to better trademark applications

Nathan Abraham, deputy director, tribunal at the UKIPO, outlines why he believes AI-driven pre-apply services should be the future of trademark application filing.

02 July 2022

CNIPA fines three trademark firms for forgery; INTA files Rogers amicus brief; Nike exits Russia – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Kim Kardashian being sued over her SKKN brand, Yuga Labs – the company behind the Bored Ape NFT project – initiating legal action, and much more.

01 July 2022

Taking AI to the next level: JPO outlines plans around IP and artificial intelligence

The JPO has released its latest action plan on the implementation of IP tools that utilise cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology.

30 June 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: May 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite dropped a point in the month ending 31 May, as stock markets around the world returned mixed results. Companies in the energy sector, though, had a strong month.

23 June 2022

Losing the THINK DIFFERENT marks - if only Apple had ‘thought differently’

The decision shows that it is crucial for trademark owners to review and retain evidence of trademark use on an ongoing basis.

20 June 2022

Apple set to become first trillion-dollar brand; Amazon and Cartier file joint lawsuits; WIPO enhances eHague – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at food brands being the most trusted industry sector, ICANN heading to Germany, and much more.

17 June 2022

Brand Tracker: January-April 2022

Featured in Prosecution

Filing activity is continuing to decline among 25 of the world’s leading corporations, according to the latest WTR Brand Tracker data.

15 June 2022

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