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Is FLAMING FORTIES confusingly similar to 40 FLAMING FRUITS?

A key issue in this case was the relevant public and its ability to understand the words making up the trademarks.

04 December 2020

Appeal ends on a high note for X Factor's James Arthur

This decision of the appointed person, on appeal from a decision of the UKIPO, highlights that trademark owners should ensure that they have made a real effort to create or maintain a share in the relevant market.

01 December 2020

Grana Padano cease and desist controversy; USPTO anti-scam efforts; Nestle sells Yinlu brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Amazon and the IPR Center teaming up to combat fake goods, Italian Customs seizing 4,000 illicit bearings, and much more.

27 November 2020

LOTTO v LOTTOLAND: General Court considers conditions for application of Article 8(5)

The General Court has confirmed that, notwithstanding the high reputation of the LOTTO marks and the above-average degree of similarity between LOTTO and LOTTOLAND, the existence of a link between the marks could be ruled out.

26 November 2020

Michael Gleissner: massive scope of trademark and domain portfolio revealed in exclusive data

A major new investigation from WTR has identified over 6,800 trademarks and 6,900 domain names that appear to be related to multi-millionaire and serial trademark filer Michael Gleissner.

24 November 2020

WTR Brand Elite analysis: October 2020

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite indices registered a two-point drop in the month ending 30 September – their first fall in seven months. The latest results returned a similar decline.

23 November 2020

Only a few weeks left to make nominations for the 2021 WTR Industry Awards and WTR 300 projects

There's not long left to nominate corporate trademark professionals for recognition at the WTR Industry Awards 2021 and in the next edition of WTR 300: The World’s Leading Corporate Trademark Professionals.

23 November 2020

Appeal court finds no likelihood of confusion between TREK and OUTTREK

This decision of the Danish Eastern High Court underlines the importance of determining the relevant public correctly.

23 November 2020

Embracing change; global blockchain trademark register; approaching brand valuation – INTA 2020 update

Over 3,000 IP professionals from across the globe are this week attending this year’s virtual INTA Annual Meeting, and WTR presents some highlights from the opening few days of the event.

17 November 2020

Trump trademark blow; Iancu speaks at ARIPO event; protecting clown faces – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Ascena Retail Group finding a buyer for the Justice brand, INTA presenting this year’s Tomorrow’s Leader award, and much more.

17 November 2020

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