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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

Mercedes star pattern mark rejected by General Court

In a blow to Daimler AG, the General Court has confirmed that a figurative mark consisting of a pattern of white, three-pronged stars on a black background was devoid of distinctive character.

26 April 2022

Honda launches 3D printing clampdown; Match Group wins court battle; China to regulate fonts – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at ICANN contributing $1 million to the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, Bryan F Moore being named ITC administrative law judge, and much more.

22 April 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

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

CJEU considers which law applies to supplementary claims in RCD infringement action brought before national court

The decision of the CJEU in this dispute between German car manufacturer BMW and an Italian manufacturer of wheel rims arguably strengthens the position of rights holders.

24 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

Online marketplaces in Saudi Arabia that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the next instalment of our regular series identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Saudi Arabia.

16 March 2022

US recalls top 1 billion in 2021, brands warned to be ready for more oversight

More than 1 billion units of food, drugs, medical devices, automobiles and consumer products were recalled in the United States last year, according to the 2021 US State of the Nation Recall Index by business solutions company Sedgwick.

03 March 2022

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