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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

Featured in Stock market performance

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

WTR Industry Awards: the 2022 shortlisted teams and individuals unveiled

WTR is pleased to reveal the shortlist for the 2022 WTR Industry Awards, with corporate teams featured including those from Coty, Google, Meta, New Balance, Spotify, The LEGO Group and Unilever.

01 April 2022

Have your say on the state of the trademark industry

Trademark practitioners are invited to share their experience of the past 12 months and brand protection predictions for the future.

29 March 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite tumbled nine points in the month ending 28 February, hitting its lowest level in a year.

22 March 2022

Supreme Court clarifies that likelihood of confusion is to be presumed in infringement actions involving double identity

It is not necessary to establish whether the plaintiff’s mark has a reputation and whether the infringement is likely to cause confusion where the parties’ marks and the goods/services at issue are identical.

07 March 2022

How Brexit and covid-19 disruptions contributed to an increase in product recalls across Europe

Brexit and the covid-19 pandemic created significant disruptions in both the EU and UK markets last year. With that in mind, new research has signposted a number of product safety and brand reputation risks that companies operating in Europe should prepare for now.

03 March 2022

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