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Banksy dispute heads down under: ‘damning’ document could spell doom for trademarks, claims opponent

Continuing a long-running dispute, street artist Banksy is facing greeting card retailer Full Colour Black in two oppositions at IP Australia.

11 July 2022

Federal Supreme Court cancels trademarks referring to 2022 World Cup in dispute between FIFA and Puma

The court considered whether the registration of marks referring to sporting events by non-sponsors creates a risk of misleading the public, and addressed for the first time the public domain character of such trademarks.

01 July 2022

Zambia joins TMview; AI bots clash on brand protection views; WB Mason wins BLIZZARD lawsuit – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hailey Bieber being sued for trademark infringement, ICANN and EURid teaming up, and much more.

24 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

What brand professionals need to know about Only Fools and Horses decision at UK court

Following the recent Only Fools and Horses decision at the UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, experts explain why it should be on the radars of UK brand practitioners.

13 June 2022

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

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