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USPTO announces proposed new rules; Clubhouse trademark infringement suit; Atari sues Pixels – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Ralph Lauren agreeing to sell the Club Monaco brand, General Mills picking up the Tyson Foods pet food business, the ICANN board signing off on its finances and much more.

18 May 2021

Qatar Airways decries VisitQatar.com; Donuts launches anti-phishing tool; INTA to hold free legal clinic – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at brands risking a boycott for poor ad placement, new plans for the Victoria’s Secret brand, and much more.

14 May 2021

General Court: Board of Appeal erred in finding that relevant public would establish link between VERTI and VERTILIGHT

The Board of Appeal of the EUIPO was found to have erred in concluding that there was a risk that VERTILIGHT would take unfair advantage of the repute of the earlier VERTI mark.

12 May 2021

WTR Brand Elite analysis: March 2021

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite project tracks how a defined set of brand-focused companies with industry-leading trademark teams perform against stock market indices.

26 April 2021

Use of Toyota’s marks on car parts held not to fall within Article 157 exception

Peru's Administrative Court of Appeal has found that use of the sign USE FOR TOYOTA/LEXUS AUTOPARTS on imported oil and fuel filters did not fall within the exception provided for by Article 157 of Decision 486.

06 April 2021

WTR Brand Elite analysis: February 2021

Featured in Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite project tracks how a defined set of brand-focused companies with industry-leading trademark teams perform against stock market indices.

18 March 2021

In the wrong gear: General Court recalls basic principles of likelihood of confusion assessment in VROOM case

The EU General Court has confirmed that there was a likelihood of confusion between the Bezos Family Foundation’s mark VROOM and the earlier mark POP & VROOM, owned by an affiliate of the French state-owned railway company.

18 March 2021

Virgin brand value spat shows that reputation matters; now is the time for trademark professionals to make themselves part of the discussion

In our latest Saturday opinion column, we reflect on a high-profile licensing dispute between Virgin and Brightline, which highlights the growing interest in brand valuations.

13 March 2021

Lyft praised for user ban; ICANN71 goes virtual; Vasectomy Mayhem dispute – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a new Harry and Meghan trademark hitting headlines, St Louis law enforcement seizing counterfeits, Lacoste teaming up with Bruno Mars, and much more.

12 March 2021

App takedowns are the new cease and desist dilemma, and require careful strategising

In our Saturday opinion piece, we consider recent backlashes against app marketplace takedown actions – and the resulting media coverage.

27 February 2021

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