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Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur top global trademark league table, data reveals

Exclusive WTR research can reveal that Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur hold the largest trademark portfolios of any major football club.

31 May 2022

Real Madrid ranked most-valuable football brand; Manchester City rises to second place

New report finds that major football clubs “are not just entertainment brands, but are also country brands”, with brand strength “similar to those of Coca-Cola and Google”.

25 May 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: April 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite slumped seven points in the month ending 30 April, falling to its lowest level since February 2021.

23 May 2022

Uprooting the entire counterfeiting network by chasing online sellers: case study of recent success by US golf anti-counterfeiting group

The case exemplifies the success of the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-counterfeiting Working Group’s long-term anti-counterfeiting programme.

17 May 2022

AMSTERDAM POPPERS: when a city’s notoriety renders a trademark descriptive

The decision serves as a reminder of the criteria for the assessment of descriptive character, especially when a sign contains a geographical designation.

16 May 2022

Scout me in! Boys Scouts defeat Girls Scouts in trademark dispute

The decision demonstrates the limitations of trademark law in addressing competitive behaviour.

04 May 2022

WTR Industry Awards winners revealed as brand leaders convene in Washington DC

In-house excellence has been celebrated at Washington DC’s Planet Word Museum, with the winners of this year’s WTR Industry Awards announced at an exclusive champagne reception.

03 May 2022

CNIPA backs Acushnet in opposition against ‘shifty’ application

The trademark squatter in this case had used an old trick to try and circumvent the examination system. However, the CNIPA was not deceived and found that the application was an imitation of Acushnet’s well-known trademark.

03 May 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: March 2022

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While our indices of brand-focused companies lost ground to other stock market indices, there were a number of industries that performed well.

21 April 2022

Shift in fan behaviour has dramatic effect on sports sponsorship

Shifting consumer attitudes are reshaping the sports sponsorship model, according to a new report by Nielsen.

06 April 2022

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