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“Artists stand no chance”: viral painter speaks out after takedowns from Hasbulla, Post Malone and Warner Bros

Popular Instagram artist Rory Paints laments what he perceives as a David versus Goliath situation between artists and major brands.

12 September 2023

Nominate now to recognise the trademark industry’s leading lights

The nominations period is open for the prestigious WTR Industry Awards 2024 and the forthcoming edition of WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals.

06 September 2023

Shangri-La Hotels unsuccessful in opposition against SHANGRI-LA-GOLF

Notably, the JPO Opposition Board questioned the degree of recognition of the mark SHANGRI-LA among the relevant public in Japan.

01 September 2023

Attempted imitation of GOD OF WAR mark: DINAPI protects foreign trademark owner’s rights

The DINAPI rejected an application for GAD WAR for entertainment services, finding that there was a likelihood of confusion with Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc’s well-known GOD OF WAR mark.

31 August 2023

The football brand GOAT: Messi move to Miami a commercial boon for player, club and league

The move is a massive commercial boon for the young club and could see Messi expanding his already record-breaking trademark portfolio to protect his brand interests in the United States.

24 August 2023

2024 Industry Awards and WTR 300 nominations – now open

Don't miss out on the chance to honour the luminaries of the trademark industry.

23 August 2023

Fight of the air carriers – High Court grants injunction to stop AirAsia from selling competitor tickets on its app

The injunction prevents continued sales of Malaysia Airlines and Firefly tickets on the AirAsia SuperApp, while the court decides on the unauthorised use of trademarks on electronic platforms.

23 August 2023

“Count on me!”: the philosophy powering the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts trademark team to award-winning success

How the “small but mighty” Wyndham team manages an evolving roster of international brands.

31 July 2023

TTAB finds that guitar-shaped hotel building is inherently distinctive

The TTAB found that the building shape of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino constituted inherently distinctive trade dress.

19 July 2023

WTR Brand Elite analysis: June 2023

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite rose seven points through June, hitting its highest value since 1 February 2022.

18 July 2023

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