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“Out of control”: brand impersonation on Twitter rife as risk of fraud and scams rises

With the growing risk of scams on Twitter, IP professionals are being urged to increase their monitoring of the social platform to find and report newly verified accounts impersonating major brands.

11 November 2022

High Court considers alleged infringement of Leighton Vans’ unregistered design rights

The case highlights the importance of the potential of confusing similarity in interim injunction proceedings, even when considering unregistered designs.

08 November 2022

Tesla ranked world’s fastest-growing brand; UKIPO modernisation consultation; Ralph Lauren pony redesign – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at UK IP cases being added to a WIPO database, IKEA threatening an indie game developer with a trademark infringement suit, and much more.

04 November 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: September 2022

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September was a challenging month in the stock markets, with the WTR Brand Elite dropping eight points and hitting its lowest level since October 2020.

31 October 2022

The brand risks of corporate political donations: what trademark practitioners need to know

A recent report urges companies to halt political spending to “minimise the risk of blowback”, which can include significant harm to brand reputation.

19 October 2022

Fake BTS merch crackdown; Amazon launches IP Accelerator in UAE; Virgin sues Alaska Airlines – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Molson Coors seeking a new trial in its Stone Brewing dispute, Bored Ape Yacht Club entering a consumer goods licensing deal, and much more.

11 October 2022

Nine counterfeit hotspots that you must be aware of in Kazakhstan

Featured in Physical marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In a major update from our series highlighting physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Kazakhstan.

06 October 2022

EUIPO offers anti-counterfeiting roadmap for transport and logistics services

A new EUIPO discussion paper highlights the key challenges facing transport and logistics services companies while offering best practices for combatting illicit activity along international trade routes.

28 September 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Egypt that brand owners must be aware of

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In this update from our series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to Egypt.

22 September 2022

WTR Brand Elite analysis: August 2022

Featured in Stock market performance

Stock market volatility continued in August, despite being a positive month for media companies.

21 September 2022

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